Did You Feel Like You Had Seen OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Before? I Think I Just Found Out Why

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While clicking around the net tonight I happened upon the Dread Central site and noticed they had posted up this amazing little video. The didn’t create it but they found it and it is amazing. Posted on You Tube by someone calling themselves maddoxaom as a part of of a series titled “I Liked It Better When…” he goes through scene by scene comparing Raimi’s Oz: The Great And Powerful and the classic ARMY OF … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 48

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Featuring the films and career of director Sam Raimi. Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. This week Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani cover the films of Sam Raimi, one of the most kinetic and frenzied cinematic directors of the modern era. With a career spanning decades from his debut film, The Evil Dead (1981), to his most recent blockbuster, Oz The Great and Powerful (2013), Raimi has influenced a generation (or more) of young directors. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Army of Darkness (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home. REVIEW: One of the classic entries of the “Evil Dead” franchise, “Army of Darkness” is a true gem. With the usual team of director Sam Raimi and actor Bruce Campbell behind this, it was sure to be a fan favorite. And so it was…… taking on the character … Continue reading

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Movie Script: Army of Darkness (1992) (Shooting Script)

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THE ARMY OF DARKNESS Screenplay by Sam Raimi and Ivan Raimi January 3, 1991 Shooting Script 2/26/91 —————————————————————————— 1 GRAINY BLACK AND WHITE – CLOSE-UP – A MAN’S DESPERATE FACE 1 This is Ash, mid twenties, square jaw firmly set and a pair of haunted eyes which dart about quickly in fear. Ash speaks to the CAMERA with urgency: ASH Why would you say that I am insane? I wouldn’t say that I’ve lost my … Continue reading

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Top 10 Chainsaw Use Horror Movies

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In our quest to categorize great movie moments, the idea of chainsaw usage came to mind. Certainly there are more than 10 films with chainsaws being used, though this wood cutting device has been featured in a few that exceed expectations. Now out of fairness, this whole list could probably feature all Asian movies, as they tend to tack on chainsaws to body part pretty frequent. Though we limited it to 2 of the most … Continue reading

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Trailer: Army of Darkness (1992)

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Trailer: Army of Darkness (1992) A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.

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The 13 Coolest, Most Badass Bad Guys in Horror Movie History

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So, in my mind, amongst horrible and bloody thoughts of you, I have a growing mass of villains and horror icons that I both love and admire and yet, have never really seen any such compilation from any other esteemed and notable columnist that wasn’t the same old regurgitated sh*t being used over and used over for the sake of churning out another mediocre horror-themed article. It occurred to me while drunk and sharpening axes, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Comedies

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If you are a horror genre connoisseur, you already know that it helps to break the ice with an occasional horror comedy. This of course is most effective when done right. As I contemplated a top list, it occurred to me that 10 wouldn’t be enough, so with that said I am presenting the Top 10 Horror Comedies knowing full well that there are more than 10 that just wont make this list. It’s probably … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Horror Icon Bruce Campbell

Recently at NYCC I attended the Bruce Campbell panel, and for a few extra dollars he was doing signings in Autograph Alley. He knew how to work the room. Campbell is one ironic, sarcastic, charismatic people I’ve ever seen. It was amazing! If you don’t know who he is or have experienced the magic that is Bruce Campbell than you’ve come to the right place. Here is a synopsis of his career and his achievements! … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Evil Dead (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: “Five friends go to a cabin in the woods for a vacation. They discover The Book of the Dead and a tape recorder belonging to a professor, who also owns the cabin. One of them plays back what is recorded on the tape– which just happens to be Candarian resurrection passages translated from the Necronomicon (Book of the Dead) by the professor, which unleashes an evil force from the woods. The people start turning … Continue reading

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Interview: Bill Bryan (Stay Puft Marshmellow Man)

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MOVIES: GHOSTBUSTERS, PHANTOMS, MEN IN BLACK, ARMY OF DARKNESS When there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? BILL BRYAN!! Wait, who? That’s right folks – Bill Bryan, or, some of you may know him better as THE STAY PUFT MARSHMALLOW MAN. You have chosen the form of the destructor, and i’m sitting down with him for some serious issues. Let’s find out what’s beyond the big puffy foam suit, and get inside … Continue reading

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