A reunion between two estranged sisters gets cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.
Evil Dead Rise is mostly entertaining as a new entry of the Evil Dead franchise, but it’s got some hiccups that should be ironed out in any potential sequel.
The cast’s performances are all strong, with Sutherland masterfully making the most of her character with spine-tingling body language and unnerving dialogue, but as a fifth film in a well-known horror franchise, it’s disappointing to see that its most memorable moments are throwbacks to previous films.
Ultimately, Evil Dead Rise’s biggest flaw is that it simply isn’t as good as its ten-year-old predecessor. Nevertheless, the f... read the rest.