Well after missing it in the theaters I finally saw the remake.
Not bad! The more I think about it, the more I liked it. As a remake, it does a good job of paying tribute but also not feeling like a total rehash of the original. As a film by itself, it's even better. The pace is very good, never feels like it drags on, and everything from acting to music to special effects were great. I can't believe it but they actually made a good remake of one of the biggest cult classics of all time.
Before I had never thought of this but I hope they keep going! At least Evil Dead 2. I do not think Army of Darkness would be wise to attempt a remake.