Evil Dead Rise

critic Reviews

, 84% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Offering just about everything longtime fans could hope for while still managing to carry the franchise forward, Evil Dead Rise is all kinds of groovy.
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    Hanna FlintTime Out
    It's not for the faint-hearted but for long-time fans and horror nuts, just sit back and let the blood wash over you.
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    Joey ShapiroChicago Reader
    The first sequel in a full decade, this should feel like getting an Evil Dead reunion, but instead it’s more akin to a so-so tribute band.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    Evil Dead Rise provides blood by the bucketful without ever crossing the line into outright cruelty.
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    Chuck BowenSlant Magazine
    Lee Cronin serves up considerable gore with monotonous, po-faced earnestness.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    In addition to dropping in visual tips of the hat to certain elements from the “Evil Dead” franchise, writer-director Cronin delivers some outstanding callbacks.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    [Cronin's] go-for-broke horror extravaganza is a gorily gonzo rollercoaster ride that is as ruthless as it is exhilarating. I pretty much loved it.
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    David GriffithsSubculture Entertainment
    Evil Dead Rise is certainly a throw back to the good old school style of horror and the result is a film that delivers what horror fans have been calling out for – good old-fashioned gore within a creative story.
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    Eddie Harrisonfilm-authority.com
    …whatever this used to be, it’s deader than dead now…
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    Dolores QuintanaDolores Quintana
    Evil Dead Rise is sleekly modern, emotionally gripping, and absolutely brutal, gory and appalling, but still fun. Cronin goes there and goes all the way.
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    Grant WatsonFiction Machine
    This is an enormously fun thing to watch.
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