Evil Ed – Sweden, 1997 – reviews

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Evil Ed is a 1997 Swedish comedy horror film directed by Anders Jacobsson.

On 29 May 2017, Evil Ed released in the UK and US as a 3-disc limited edition Blu-ray by Arrow Video.

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•Two versions of the film
•Original Stereo and 5.1 Audio Options
•Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
•Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
•Collector’s booklet with new writing on the film
Discs 1 and 2 (Blu-ray + DVD): The Special Ed-ition Cut
•World premiere of the newly-extended version of the feature [95 min]
•Keep ’Em Heads Rollin’ – making-of documentary
•Reconstructing Edward – featurette on the creation of the Special Ed-ition cut
•Deleted scenes
•Bloopers
•Teasers and Trailers
•Still Gallery
Disc 3 (Blu-ray) – The Original Cut [Limited Edition exclusive]
•Original Cut [93 mins]
•Lost in Brainland – never-before-seen extended 3 hour version of the making-of documentary

Plot:

Edward Tor Swenson (Johan Rudebeck) is a film cutter for the Loose Limbs horror film series. He slowly goes insane editing the gory scenes and goes on his own rampage as Evil Ed, beating the friendly film geek Nick (Per Lofberg) up, taking his girlfriend hostage and causing a shoot-out with special forces lead by Gert Fylking.

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Reviews:

“Some may find it a bit too stupid for their liking, but Evil Ed KNOWS how stupid it is, and wallows in it for the duration. With plenty of goofiness and gory gags to keep your sides splitting, it’s sure to entertain even the most jaded horror fans.”  T. Rigney, Film Fiend

“The acting is atrocious, direction is nil and the effects range from pretty good to only so-so, but as those are the very qualities of the class of films it satirizes, all of that amazingly works in its favor.” John Daily Cinemaspin

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