Evil Dead Red Band Trailer Is Seriously Evil, Seriously Dead, Seriously Red
by Jill Pantozzi | 11:20 am, October 25th, 2012
If you aren’t hip to the whole “red band” thing, allow us to explain. Usually trailers have a “green band,” that bit that comes before the trailer. It means the The Motion Picture Association of America has put their stamp on it to play before films with equal ratings. But trailers that go so far past the point of acceptable language, violence, or sex get a red band. They can be played in theaters with R, NC-17, or unrated films but it doesn’t happen often. Before you hit play, let me just say, the Evil Dead remake trailer should have been given a “plaid band.” Watch at your own risk.
(If you don’t get the plaid reference, I’ve embedded a video to explain after the jump.)
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The short version: