Josh Becker has started offering his old Super 8mm films on DVD including Stryker’s War, The Blind Waiter, and Thou Shalt Not Kill…Except. This super 8mm version of Thou Shalt Not Kill…Except. features Bruce in the lead role, who was unable to make the transition to the feature as it was a non-union shoot. Holding It and The Blind Waiter also star Bruce and other Evil Dead alumni, including Sam Raimi and Scott Spiegel. Josh is also offering two of his feature films, Lunatics: A Love Story and If I Had a Hammer on DVD for the very first time. Each disc goes for $20 plus 3 for shipping.
For anyone who didn’t catch the Oscars, Evil Dead 2 was featured for a split second during the Horror movies tribute. Sami Raimi also got a shout out from the editors of the Hurt Locker who won for best editing. They attribute their big break in the film industry to Raimi.
If you’re lucky to live in Austin, TX, the Alamo Draft House is hosting an Evil Dead Trilogy triple feature screening (35mm prints) on March 26th! Tickets are just $15 for all three films or $7 for each individual film(if seating is available).
Two flmmakers have made 60 second remakes of the first Evil Dead film for the Done in 60 Seconds Empire Magazine Jameson competition. Please vote for them at the site! Check them out below:
The first one comes from Lee Hardcastle who came up with a groovy claymation:
The second remake comes from poorlydrawn:
Just a reminder for Evil Dead fans who live in NYC, the Sunshine Theater is showing the uncut director’s print of Evil Dead on the big screen tonight and Saturday at midnight. We’ll be there!
The Salt Lake Tribune catches up with Embeth Davidtz at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and ask her about her experience working Sam Raimi on Army of Darkness: