60 mins The Evil Dead was a successful horror film, but made on a shoestring budget over a span of four years. In 1987 director Sam Raimi, producer Rob Tapert, and star Bruce Campbell returned to that cabin in the woods, this time with a real Hollywood production team, and backed by famed producer Dino De Laurentiis. Rather than try to recreate the raw, grindhouse appeal of the original, Evil Dead 2 adds high production values and a good deal of comedy to the mix. It's often cited as the best film in the Evil Dead trilogy, but do the Now Playing hosts agree? If you give us a hand and donate you can listen and find out! NOTE: You can donate and get this episode individually, or you can subscribe for 12 months to access all our bonus shows. Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!