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January 11, 2007 5:38 PM   Subscribe

The MFF vs The Evil Dead is composed of over 200 audio and video samples taken from the following films: The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness. NO OTHER ELEMENTS WERE USED. (youtube filter) hello negatendo!
posted by boo_radley (24 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
how the hell do you make a song out of army of darkness and not use "gimme some sugar, baby!"
posted by phaedon at 5:45 PM on January 11, 2007


Ugh. Its a snoozer. Hopefully this link too will be dead by dawn.
posted by Ogre Lawless at 6:09 PM on January 11, 2007


This is great when combined with the Bruce Campbell Old Spice commercial.
posted by mullingitover at 6:34 PM on January 11, 2007 [1 favorite]


I want that schooner painting from the Old Spice commercial. So Badly.
posted by blasdelf at 6:55 PM on January 11, 2007


You just made my day, mullingitover.
posted by brundlefly at 6:56 PM on January 11, 2007


About that commercial, someone commented that there's a chainsaw sitting in front of the fireplace in the beginning. I can't really tell if it is or not.
posted by bob sarabia at 7:09 PM on January 11, 2007


God that was clumsy. I meant that I can't tell if it's a chainsaw or not.
posted by bob sarabia at 7:11 PM on January 11, 2007


Yeah, it's a chainsaw. I noticed it when I saw the commercial on Sci-Fi the other night.
posted by weretable and the undead chairs at 7:16 PM on January 11, 2007


Awesome link! Superb editing and a very cool music track...

I now have to rent all three and watch them in one sitting.
posted by erebora at 7:18 PM on January 11, 2007


Well, I was almost saving for it's own FPP, but here's Within the Woods^, the prequel.
posted by BeerFilter at 8:11 PM on January 11, 2007


phaedon : how the hell do you make a song out of army of darkness and not use "gimme some sugar, baby!"

Also notably absent were; "Swallow this", "Yo, she bitch, let's go" and "This is my boomstick". And if I look into my heart, I must acknowledge the absence of one of my favorite lines in the whole series: "Lady I'm afraid I'm afraid I'm going to have to ask you to leave the store" (not sure exactly why, but this line cracks me up every time.)

It really was a nice effort, and it's apparent that a lot of work went into it, but I gotta admit, it wasn't that great as a final product. Still, I like that there are people out there trying this sort of thing.

mullingitover's link made this whole thread worthwhile. (And I looked really close, and still didn't see a chainsaw. Is it above the fireplace?)
posted by quin at 8:18 PM on January 11, 2007


the chainsaw is on the left side of the fireplace. awesome.
posted by lapolla at 8:56 PM on January 11, 2007


groovy.
posted by anthill at 8:59 PM on January 11, 2007


Well shit, I was looking so closely at the mantel for something cleverly hidden that I totally missed the big red chainsaw sitting right there on the side. (Thanks lapolla)

/blind
posted by quin at 9:11 PM on January 11, 2007


quin, that's also one of my favorite lines.

Wouldn't cycle the music in my mp3 player, but extremely cool nonetheless. I appreciate the sparing use of the popular lines.

Money on the necronomicon being on one of those shelves in the Old Spice ad.
posted by zennie at 9:48 PM on January 11, 2007


I just watched From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money solely because I saw that Bruce Campbell was in it. Turns out he has a 2 minute cameo at the very beginning and gets killed by a swarm of bats. Wasn't a terrible movie though.
posted by bob sarabia at 10:03 PM on January 11, 2007


I just watched From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money solely because I saw that Bruce Campbell was in it. Turns out he has a 2 minute cameo at the very beginning and gets killed by a swarm of bats.

I don't want to see that movie, but I want to see those two minutes.
posted by sparkletone at 11:55 PM on January 11, 2007


I don't want to see that movie, but I want to see those two minutes.

Ok, heres the clip on youtube. It's him and Tiffani-Amber Thiessen. It isn't even part of the film, it's just a movie that someone in the movie is watching on tv.
posted by bob sarabia at 2:06 AM on January 12, 2007


It took me quite a long time to figure out how to cut that clip out of the movie. Hopefully youtube won't delete it for a while.
posted by bob sarabia at 2:12 AM on January 12, 2007


I saw Evil Dead: The Musical last November (which, believe it or not, has choreography by Hinton Battle). It hits all the signature lines from the first two movies, the male lead does a suitable Bruce Campbell impression, and the people in the first few rows were covered in fake blood by the end. A good time was had by all.
posted by Prospero at 3:40 AM on January 12, 2007


Groovy.

Really enjoyed that.
posted by slimepuppy at 6:21 AM on January 12, 2007


A third shout-out for the musical. It was far more entertaining than I expected!
posted by canine epigram at 8:29 AM on January 12, 2007


I saw the musical in December, and agree with the assessments here; it's gloriously campy, never once takes itself too seriously, and features literal fountains of stage blood. And honestly, how can you not like a musical which features a tender doo-wop number called "All The Men In My Life Keep Getting Killed By Candarian Demons"?

When I went, there was a group of kids sitting in the front row, wearing pristine white T-shirts and foregoing any of the plastic ponchos provided to those sitting in the "Splatter Zone" (and, indeed, the cast does their damndest to make sure everybody in the first three rows gets hit. It's kind of like a Gallagher show, only there's no dippy washed-up 80s comedian and heads are being smashed instead of watermelons.)

After the show, the kids hung around the lobby comparing who got hit and where. I wonder if the Grand Guignol regulars ever did that.
posted by Spatch at 9:11 AM on January 12, 2007


It took me quite a long time to figure out how to cut that clip out of the movie. Hopefully youtube won't delete it for a while.

Hee. Thanks.
posted by sparkletone at 6:11 PM on January 12, 2007


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