Can you believe The Evil Dead is more than 30 years old? When I first heard about plans to remake Sam Raimi’s low-budget horror classic, I was unconvinced about the need for a new version. I mean, with 1987′s sequel Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, Raimi himself essentially remade it. What if the powers [...]
The land of Oz has been visited on screen many times since its creation in 1900 by author L. Frank Baum. But not since Judy Garland’s visit in 1939 has this fantastical realm been rendered as magically as it is in Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful. Of course, it takes more than great [...]
I write about movie trailers quite a bit. In fact, you might say I cover the trailer beat (good band name, by the way). And, believe it or not, a lot goes into my decision about which trailers to cover.
As a huge fan of The Evil Dead, I was pretty trepidatious when I heard there was a remake planned. Even the blessing of Bruce Campbell and Ram Raimi wasn’t enough to calm my anxiety. But, now, I’ve seen the trailer and I’m not as worried. In fact, I feel pretty good about it. Directed [...]