MAY THE DEVIL TAKE YOU TOO MOVIE REVIEW
Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto (“The Night Comes For Us”) returns to the VERY “Evil Dead”-ish world he created in 2018 with “May The Devil Take You” with this sequel. Survivor of the initial demonic event, Alfie (Chelsea Islan) finds herself and her younger sister abducted by a group of former orphanage residents who’ve discovered that the abusive and now seriously dead guy who used to run the place, isn’t as dead as they’d like him to be. Since Alfie has some experience with deadites (as it were), she’s locked into the Bruce Campbell position of taking lead against the new (but related) evil. Our critics (Chris, Adrian, Lewayne, and Nathan) all agree that much like the first film but to an even greater extent, this is cribbing EXTREMELY shamelessly from the first “Evil Dead” film. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not good. Check their review here.
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DIRECTED BY: Timo Tjahjanto
STARRING: Chelsea Islan, Widika Sidmore, Baskara Mahendra, Hadijah Shahab, Lutesha, Arya Vasco, Karina Salim, Shareefa Daanish, Karina Suwandhi, Ruth Marini, Aurélie Moeremans, Tri Hariono, Ray Sahetapy
Christopher Lawrence Cox (Founder, Da Boss)
Born in the wilds of northern Virginia, in 1992 Chris managed to put all of his survival skills to use and barely escaped with his life to Austin Texas, where ever since he’s dabbled in everything from plumber’s assistant to sandwich maker, from band to bar management. An opportunity to see theatrical release films for free by becoming a critic on a local public access show called “The Reel Deal” turned into a full-time job when Chris and his friends decided to take it to the internet. They built the site Spill.com, adding multiple podcasts and animated features, to no small amount of success. During this time, a fortuitous friendship sprung up between Chris and young Brian Salisbury, who was also a local film critic, and they merged their forces of will, and their laundry list of ideas for shows, to eventually build this paradise you see before you. Follow Chris on Twitter and Facebook and check out his Amazon Wish List.
Nathan Flynn (Screener Squad)
A recent transplant to Austin originally hailing from the wretched hive of scum and villainy that is the Midwest, Nathan Flynn has been a movie super freak since he saw “An American Werewolf in London” way too young and grew up worshipping the James Bond franchise and all things related to Cold War-era spycraft. When he’s not watching movies and being a constant defender of the Tron franchise, he can be found practicing his second biggest love: cooking (having been a chef for 10+ years) and hitting his head up against a desk to write screenplays that nobody reads. He also spearheads his own podcast on the Mission Impossible franchise titled “Mission: Impodible”. He can be found rarely posting on his personal twitter.
Adrian El Critico (Screener Squad)
Though born and raised in Chicago, this film critic is Mexican to the bone. Adrian has been watching movies since he was a child, many of which might not have been age appropriate. Still, he couldn’t get enough. All throughout his life, friends and family would look to him for his recommendations and reviews on whatever films had come their way. Inspired earlier in life by the likes of Ebert and Roper at The Movies and then later Spill.com, Adrian decided film criticism and analysis provided a great outlet to further his love of film. He began to craft his reviews and thoughts on film in ways he thought would be accessible to devout film hounds as well as the casual viewer. Mixing in jokes, entertaining observations and robust critical analysis, Adrian El Critico may be new to OneOfUs, but he is already making a name for himself on our site. If Horror movies are your thing, get ready to hear his voice.
Lewayne White (Screener Squad)
Lewayne’s earliest memories are of watching movies and reading comics, which instilled in him a sense of wonder, a vivid imagination, and unrealistic expectations. It also means he spends a lot of time watching movies, writing scripts for them, and trying to get them made. He lives in the middle of middle America after landing there as a child, and has remained there mainly because he hates packing.
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