Dead Ringers Episode 62: THE EVIL DEAD (1981) + THE RUINS

Nolan is joined by Ben McBride and Philip Yount to discuss Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead (1981) and Carter Smith’s The Ruins (2008). The crew catch up on new discoveries, rewatches, and recent releases before their cozy cabin holiday is spoiled by an ancient, evil force that turns nature against them.

Other movies discussed on this episode: Poltergeist (1982) (HBO Max), The Babadook (2014) (Tubi, AMC+), Project Wolf Hunting (2022) (VOD) (Spoilers from 10:10 – 15:05), Cloverfield (2008) (Prime Video), Scream VI (2023).

As will always be the case with this show, please be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. Both The Evil Dead and The Ruins are available to rent or purchase via VOD or Blu-ray/DVD.

Download the episode here. (161 MB)

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Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:

A Discussion on ‘SCREAM VI’ (Paper Street Pictures) (YouTube)

S&A 118 The Perfect Number: The Seventh Curse & Se7en w/ Nolan McBride (The Schlock and Awe Podcast)

The Evil Dead (Blank Check) (podcast)

If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell (paperback)

Knight Philtorias (Twitch)

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