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Army of Darkness - the Medieval Dead

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:58 am
by Jim Smith
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?

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:12 pm
by kael
hehehehe what a film :P

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 8:46 pm
by Phil the Grips
It's amazing how their version of medieval England looks like a quarry in Califonia filled with SCAdians, otherwise a brilliant film :)

Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:14 am
by Ayliffe's Steve
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.

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Do we all remember:

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

and

... 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.
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Has anyone seen the third ending?

Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:28 am
by Skevmeister
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

Skev

Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 5:15 am
by yorkie
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.

Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:16 am
by Mad Mab
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: )
mab

Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:23 am
by Marcus Woodhouse
Buba ho-tep is cracking. The King of Rock 'n' Roll meets the King of the Undead, yeah baby!

Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:37 am
by Phil the Grips
A brilliant film indeed-
Cleopatra does the nasty!
It's time for A-C-T *Elvis hip swing* I-O-N, baby!

Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2006 8:17 pm
by Gwen
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.

Gwen

Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:02 pm
by davidka12
bruce campbell is god one hellish film