Released 30 years ago this week, Evil Dead II is still the funniest horror movie ever made, as well as one of the greatest horror sequels. Far more than the first Evil Dead movie, it launched the careers of director Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell, and it has influenced countless splat-stick films that matched…
Did you laugh in movies like The Hangover or Bridesmaids or Anchorman or Old School? I did. A lot, actually. But they’re not nearly as funny as some of Edgar Wright’s movies like Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead and so on. Why? Because they’re visually funny too.