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Sam Raimi

Scene Stealer: Spider-Man 3

Amidst dueling comments of "the best Spidey ever" and "It's Iron Man 4", Spider-Man Homecoming has reinvigorated the Webbed Wonder. The collective sighs that accompanied news of another reboot seem a distant memory as plans for the…

Evil Dead (2013)

With Hollywood’s unquenchable thirst for remaking/updating/ruining classic horror films it was only a matter of time before The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981) was targeted. Few titles inspire such a cult following as The Evil Dead, a low…

Evil Dead II (1987)

AKA Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn, the subtitle which ended up lending its name to a fine Edinburgh institution. Bruce Campbell returns, playing Ash once again, in this sequel to the heart-pounding horror that put Sam Raimi on the map. And…

Evil Dead (2013)

Ahhhh, The Evil Dead. Do you remember how you felt when you first saw it? That intensity, that feeling of being in the hands of someone determined to put you through the wringer alongside the characters? I remembered it so vividly that I…

Evil Dead (2013)

Something horrible is coming, something evil, with no soul or pity, it wants to manipulate you, take something you hold dear and turn it inside out, draining it of all that is good, it is.... yet another remake of a much loved, classic…

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)

I'd better start this review off by saying that I am a big fan of The Wizard Of Oz. In fact, I'm a HUGE fan of it. It's one of my favourite movies. Return To Oz is also a fantastic, albeit much darker, film. But that shouldn't really matter…