Early reviews agree: one of the best horror movies of 2023

If horror movies are cool, next Friday, April 21, 2023, you have a date with Infernal Possession: Awakeninga new sequel to this franchise (evil Dead) which has had its pros and cons over the years, with highly capable products such as Infernal Possession (2013) by Fede Alvarezseries Ash vs Evil Dead (2015) and of course, the original trilogy directed by Sam Raimi between 1981 and 1992.

in a time of redone, restart and sequels, Infernal Possession: Awakening (Evil Dead Rise) It was released in theaters proving that one can be continuist while innovating both in substance and in form. On this occasion, I did not have the opportunity to see it before youbut i read some of the criticism it receivedand these are my conclusions.

The Best of Infernal Possession: Awakening

Most reviews of Infernal Possession: Awakening are positiveemphasizing that it is a very good sequel to the original trilogy created and directed by Sam Raimi himself:

  • Joe Leydonof Varietymake sure that “Lee Cronin offers his own imaginative take on the Book of the Dead mythos (…). Sullivan and Sutherland easily establish their credentials as ‘scream queens’‘”.
  • Meagan Navarroof Bloody disgusting: “It’s not as nihilistic as the previous installment, but often just as intense (…). It opens up the franchise’s possibilities and installs the sincere hope that we won’t need another 10 years for the fifth movie.“.
  • Jacob Roomof SlashFilm: “while it’s true that it’s darker than the Sam Raimi films, it is, like these, a hyper-violent journey through a truly nightmarish haunted house“.
  • Katie Refeof rogerebert.com: “the film succeeds a lot, especially in terms of body performance and gore (…). It’s a real past“.
Infernal Possession: Awakening has many positive reviews

Worst of Hell’s Possession: The Awakening

I had a hard time finding a negative review of Infernal Possession: Awakening. writing Jason Bailey For The reading listbeing very sincere in his words:unnecessary boredom. Nothing in particular. These are films so ingrained in the personality of the original filmmaker (Sam Raimi) that making one without him ends up being mission futile.“. Battle of Diegofrom OtrosCines.com, is a little less severe: “an exercise in pure gore, as limited in its horizons as effective in its realization“.

Infernal Possession: The Awakening arrives in Spanish cinemas on Friday, April 21, 2023. Check here all the movie releases from April 17 to 23, 2023 in Spain.

Categorized in:

Tagged in:

, , , ,