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9 Scary Movies for Scaredy Cats

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Are you that person in your friend group who manages to stop scary movie night from happening? Do you always find yourself freaked out for days when you finally do decide to watch one? Do you dread the month of October every year because it means a seemingly endless amount of scary movie nights?

If you answered yes to any of those questions,  this is the list for you. Watching scary movies is not something that's fun for everyone, but Halloween brings out the horror buffs, much to the dismay of the easily frightened. If you find yourself outvoted by friends on movie night, and stuck watching something scary, we've got you covered! This list pulls out nine of the safest scary movies for scaredy cats (it's a badge of honor, really, just embrace it) should the need arise. We'll tell you why it's scary, why it isn't, and even the big moment when you may need to conveniently excuse yourself for a bathroom break.

You're welcome. Read on for the un-freakiest of the freaky. Get More »

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'Evil Dead' Will Become a Haunted Maze at Universal Studios This Halloween

A la their blood brothers over at "The Cabin in the Woods," the 2013 remake of 'Evil Dead,' not satisfied with merely scaring the ever-living s**t out of people for two hours at a time on the big screen, will be its own haunted maze come Halloween at Universal Studios in Orlando or Universal Studios Hollywood.
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Someone's excited! (Though I feel like just flashing the above .gif on a projector against the side of the building would do the trick equally, right? Perhaps I speak only for myself?) Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Evil Dead' and More

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This week: The Deadites get an upgrade in "Evil Dead," a remake/reboot of Sam Raimi's "The Evil Dead" about an ancient book that unleashes terrible demonic forces on a group of young people staying at a remote cabin in the woods.

Also new this week is the Jackie Robertson sports biopic "42" with Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman, "Bullet to the Head" with Sylvester Stallone and a Criterion Collection Blu-ray for the 1963 version of "Lord of the Flies." Get More »

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Box Office Report: 'Evil Dead' Hacks Up the Competition

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It was a knock down, drag out battle at the box office this weekend, but when the smoke cleared it was "Evil Dead" taking the box office, as Fede Alvarez's remake of Sam Raimi's horror classic earned an estimated $26 million according to Film.com.

That was just enough to top "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and "The Croods," each of which earned $21.1 million. "Jurassic Park 3D," meanwhile, was a close fourth, bringing in $18.2 million. And for those keeping track, Stephanie Meyer's "The Host" dropped all the way down to eighth place with just $5.2 million, further cementing its status as a massive disappointment.

For a full list of this weekend's box office figures, head to Film.com.

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Film.com

The 9 Most Badass Artificial Limbs in Movies

At this point, it's common knowledge that fighting off herds of the undead or intergalactic rebels requires more than just a few hand-held weapons. In fact, sometimes it requires more than just hands.

Sure, our limbs accomplish a myriad number of essential tasks every day – walking, kicking holding things, pointing, giving people the finger – but the sad truth is that they'll never be able to spray a hail of bullets or eviscerate enemies on their own. For those special battle-ready features, the body requires a few extra enhancements beyond what God gave you. After all, why replace a leg with a dopey wooden peg when a fully-loaded machine gun will do just fine?

In honor of the "Evil Dead" reboot and the franchise's longtime celebration of weaponized extremities, we've compiled a list of nine characters who turned a lost limb or imminent threat into an opportunity to upgrade their bodies into something far more badass than before.

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1. Ash's chainsaw hand from 'Evil Dead II'

It's bad enough when you're fighting legions of demons you unwittingly unleashed from a skin-covered book, but what happens when your own hand becomes possessed and fights against you?  If you're Ash, you get rid of the problem, literally, by promptly hacking off the bedeviled body part. Immediately following his self-amputation, Ash remedies his bloody stump predicament by snapping a fully-functional chainsaw where his hand once existed and iconically christens the end result "Groovy." Audiences emphatically agreed, and after putting his chainsaw hand to good use against the demon armies in "Army of Darkness" a few years later, Ash's brutal new appendage became the envy of handless demon slayers everywhere. Get More »

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Mad Max's Weekend Movie Guide: 'Evil Dead' & More

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"I can see clearly now, the rain is gone, I can see all obstacles in my way." - Johnny Nash

Greetings from the apocalypse! Jimmy Cliff sang that song on the soundtrack for "Cool Runnings," and now that spring is in full effect I've got a spark in my step and an abiding hope that this weekend will mark the beginning of a fruitful harvest from the movie gods ... or another season so dreadful it'll make me wish I'd died with John Candy. A geek classic and a remake of a geek classic are stomping their way into theaters, let's see how they stack up … Get More »

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The 10 Best Tributes to 'The Evil Dead'

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Once upon a time, a group of college kids journeyed deep into the woods with a camera, a few bucks, a ton of fake blood and enough creativity and general filmmaking chutzpah to fill a dozen movies. The result was "The Evil Dead," a DIY horror masterpiece and cult phenomenon.

Director Sam Raimi's feature film debut has since spawned merchandise, costumes and even a stage musical over its 30-year legacy. Upon the release of the big-budget remake, itself affectionately titled "Evil Dead," here are some of the best — or should we say grooviest — "Evil Dead" tributes out there. Get More »

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April Movie Math: It All Adds Up

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Your mother always said that math would be important. You just didn't understand what she meant until now. Well, NextMovie is here to drive her point home. Can't decide which of April's dazzling new releases is for you? Fret not, faithful moviegoer! Whether you're in a "Trance" or aiming for "Oblivion" (or even a more lucid state) it all adds up. Read on to see NextMovie's April Movie Math, breaking down the month's new releases into simple arithmetic. Get More »

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10 Reasons to Stay the Hell Away From Cabins

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Guys, it's not like if you decide to stay in a cabin in a secluded area of the woods — oftentimes with three or four of your attractive friends — that you're all going to be killed one by one by demonic creatures/flesh-eating viruses/other people.

It's that you probably will. There's a difference. Get More »

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Link Riot: Bloody and Groovy 'Evil Dead' GIFs

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• GIF 'em hell! Check out these brutal n' bloody (n' groovy) "Evil Dead" GIFs. [ScreenCrush]

• April at the Movies: 10 films you must see this month. Yes, "Evil Dead" is one of them. [Film.com]

• 30 things you probably didn't know about Ryan Gosling. Use this knowledge wisely. [Complex]

• Soon you'll be able to see George Lucas' original vision of Han Solo as a lizard. [FilmDrunk]

• Excelsior, Mouseketeers! Marvel is finally headed to Disneyland and Disney World. [Moviefone]

• Celebrate Michael Fassbender's birthday this week with a look at some of his most memorable roles (oh yeah, he was in "Inglourious Basterds"). [BuzzSugar]

• Is Dwayne Johnson the new Heather Locklear of Hollywood? Uh ... [BuzzFeed]

• 5 surprising things you learn on a porn set. There are probably at least 5 more. [Guy Code]

• Let's talk about that surprise cameo in "The Host." You might even say it was something of a "Sucker Punch"! Heh. [Hollywood Crush]

• Banshee, we hardly knew ye and your siren song! Caleb Landry Jones won't be returning in "X-Men: Days of Future Past." [Splash Page]

• Pink Floyd's "Echoes" meets "2001: A Space Odyssey." Far out. [Death and Taxes]

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