Best ending credits sequence ever! I always get a little misty-eyed there, to be honest, knowing that we don't actually get to see this cast of characters in a promised second adventure, which surely would have been awesome.
Not a perfect film by any means; the final third is action-heavy but the action isn't particularly well-filmed so it actually drags the pace down a touch. But this movie has more imagination per square inch than just about any other ever made. A true original.
I've got way too many feelings (all of them positive) stirring around inside of me having just seen this phenomenally entertaining remake/tribute to write a proper review, so I'm just going to list some of the many things I love about it.
1. ...the fact that it pays significant tribute to both 1981's landmark EVIL DEAD and 1987's absurdly creative EVIL DEAD II, in a number of interesting ways while also containing many great surprises of its own.…
It's been a Cronenberg family kind of day, what can I say?
How can a movie simultaneously be one of the most viscerally disturbing monster movies ever AND one of the most heartbreaking, tragic love stories of the 1980s? It's a rarity to find a movie that hits so squarely on all intended marks (scares, suspense, gross-out moments, special effects, emotional intensity...), but David Cronenberg's still-stunning remake of THE FLY (oh yeah, it's also one of the greatest remakes of…