Evil Dead Rise
Director: Lee Cronin Run Time: 96 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023
Starring: Alyssa Sutherland, Gabrielle Echols, Lily Sullivan, Morgan Davies, Nell Fisher
Two sisters find an ancient book that gives birth to bloodthirsty demons that run amok in a Los Angeles apartment building and thrusts them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.
Lee Cronin is an award-winning writer/director from Dublin, Ireland. He is previously well known for Ghost Train (2013), which won the Méliès d’Argent for Best European Fantastic Short Film. Earlier in his career, he wrote and directed the shorts Billy & Chuck (2011) and Through the Night (2010). His debut feature film, The Hole in the Ground (2019) premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2019 to critical acclaim, and landed him a Saturn Award nomination for Breakthrough Director.
“Cronin successfully delivers a new chapter in the Necronomicon and slays the screen with artistic rigor until the credits roll.” ~ Marisa Maribel, Indiewire