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Director Eli Roth is currently at work on his remake of the 1974 vigilante thriller Death Wish. But the man who brought us the Cabin Fever and Hostel franchises remains a stalwart fan of the horror genre in which he made his filmmaking bones (an appropriate metaphor given he is the man who also brought us 2013’s cannibal movie Green Inferno).

So, what film does Roth regard as the ultimate Halloween watch? The answer is Sam Raimi’s 1981 horror classic, The Evil Dead.


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You can see the trailer for The Evil Dead, below.