Podcast: Logan (2017) and Evil Dead Rise (2023)

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R-rated movies from major studios. R-rated comic book movies from major studios. R-rated comic book movies that don’t even mention the name of the umbrella franchise in the title. These were not the norm when Hugh Jackman and writer/director James Mangold somehow talked 20th Century Fox into what became Logan. Yet ironically, as the mainline X-Men franchise stumbled, it was the R-rated entries that were delivering…

Also delivering? The revival of Evil Dead on the big screen with Evil Dead Rise. It took ten years and a four season TV show in-between to bring the franchise back to cinemas, even if at one point the plan was to go straight to streaming. And it was an upcoming director who was given the responsibility…

Stories of both are told in this episode. Please don’t forget to subscribe and leave a glowing review. You’re lovely. Ta.

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