Ten Years On: My Name Is Bruce

For this ‘Ten Years On’ post we take a look back at “My Name Is Bruce”.


For those of you who’ve read my stuff before, you’ll know I have somewhat of an obsession when it comes to Bruce Campbell.


When this film was announced I was ecstatic, it looked like a film made by Bruce Campbell for Bruce Campbell fans and that’s exactly what it is. If you’re not a fan of Bruce then just stop reading now, unfortunately this is not for you I’m afraid and you’re missing out.

The film is full of ‘in’ jokes from throughout Campbell’s career, as a big fan of his work this was a lot of fun to see and the self-deprecating jokes never grow old. I really did love the humour in this and you can see the influence it had on the “Ash VS Evil Dead” series.

The feature is a real crowd  pleaser, I had a permanent grin on my face throughout the film. There’s no over reaching here, it’s a low budget cheese fest and it knows it and plays on it to the fullest, the cast seem to be having a great time and this makes it more fun as a viewer.

Campbell himself stepped in or directing duties on this film, showing us he’s a man of many talents. My only complaint about this feature was the ending, it was a bit of a mess but I understood what they were going for. There’s been talks of a sequel since it’s release and I really hope it happens.

Ten years on and “My Name Is Bruce” is still a great laugh, I’m gonna go watch it again now actually.

Ash VS Evil Dead Is Here!

Well a full length trailer is anyways…


If you’re familiar with my work then you’ll know how much of a fan of the “Evil Dead” trilogy I am, I’m talking HUGE!
 
When news was FINALLY announced, well I can’t even begin to explain my excitement.

We got given two teaser trailers, which you can watch below:

 
This only wet my appetite even more and I was waiting and waiting for a full trailer, then when it finally arrived, well I’ll leave that to your own imagination.

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!
 
 
The official plotline is – Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind’s only hope.

I don’t even want to know how many times I’ve seen the full length trailer but here you can see it for yourself:

 
 
I know, IT’S AWESOME! I seriously cannot wait for this to finally be on our screens, the premiere date is appropriately on Saturday, October 31st, I am counting down the days! 
 
I just want to end this with a great photo of Robert Tapert, Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi with a very familiar looking car…. “Evil Dead” fans will understand the awesomeness of this picture.