Army of Darkness - the Medieval Dead

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Army of Darkness - the Medieval Dead

Postby Jim Smith » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:58 am

I first saw this in the cinema - by the end of it I was laughing so much I could barely stand. Corny, chessy and requiring stratospheric suspension of disbelief, but it now has a prized place in my DVD collection. Thoughts anyone?

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Postby kael » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:12 pm

hehehehe what a film :P

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Postby Phil the Grips » Wed Aug 16, 2006 8:46 pm

It's amazing how their version of medieval England looks like a quarry in Califonia filled with SCAdians, otherwise a brilliant film :)

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Postby Ayliffe's Steve » Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:14 am

Hail to the King!

I have been told that there are three endings to the film. I have only ever seen two.

The one where he oversleeps and the one where he appears back in the S-Mart.

Do we all remember:

Lady, I'm going to have ask you to leave the store


... the names Ash, housewares.

And one of the best moments of cinema - where he throws the gun into the air and catches it on the trolley. I laughed so much I missed the rest of the fight.

Has anyone seen the third ending?

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Postby Skevmeister » Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:28 am

I've not seen the third on either I wonder if its on the specials on my dvd as I have the American Ending and the UK ending (i.e oversleeping and back in s-mart) I wonder if its on the third disc. I will look and report back


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Postby yorkie » Tue Sep 12, 2006 5:15 am

Thats one of my favorite movies, I dont think there are 3 endings though, but there are 3 versions of the movie...even the 'uncut' version isnt complete as is missing 2 or 3 lines that are in the theatrical version.

If you liked that though, check out Bubba Ho-tep, same craziness and Bruce Campbell one liners.

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Postby Mad Mab » Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:16 am

You can't beat Bruce Campbell no matter what he's doing. (Mind you, I still think his crowning moment is beating off his own hand with a copy of 'A Farewell to Arms' in 'The Evil Dead 2'! :lol: )

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Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:23 am

Buba ho-tep is cracking. The King of Rock 'n' Roll meets the King of the Undead, yeah baby!


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Postby Phil the Grips » Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:37 am

A brilliant film indeed-
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Postby Gwen » Sat Oct 14, 2006 8:17 pm

My husband Jeffrey made the armour for that film! :oops: When we first got together we had a rubber Deadite in the office, but that fell apart and was discarded years ago. We do still have a fibreglass copy of Evil Ash's helmet on the bookcase though.

Who knew it would become such a cult classic? At the time, Jeff just thought it was it lucky break, as the proceeds from that job set Jeff up in business and he's never done anything but make armour since.

Jeffrey's moved on since then. He's currently finishing work on a second harness for the Frazier Arms Museum in Louisville which will be delivered in November. He is also become an avid jouster, having formed the Order of the Crescent with his mates.


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Postby davidka12 » Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:02 pm

bruce campbell is god one hellish film

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