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CREEPSHOW Interview: Greg Nicotero on Reviving the Iconic Horror Anthology As a Series

Greg Nicotero is a living legend of the horror genre. I mean, his first credit is the masterpiece Day of the Dead, in which he assisted special makeup effects artist Tom Savini under the direction of the man who certainly...

WHY DON'T YOU JUST DIE! Interview: Kirill Sokolov On His Violent And Fun Apartment Western

Russian director Kirill Sokolov wears his influences on his sleeve in Why Don’t You Just Die!, a revenge tale in which a boyfriend (Matvey, played by Aleksandr Kuznetsov) will try to fulfill his girlfriend’s (Evgeniya Kregzhde as Olya) wish: kill...

THE GRUDGE Trailer: Begrudge a Reboot At Your Peril

Before assuming that the new, new version of The Grudge is yet another rehash of the same old tropes, borrowed from the Japanese horror original and then smoothed over and mainstreamed for American audiences some years ago, allow me to...

Now on Blu-ray: ASH VS. EVIL DEAD Scratches the Evil Dead Itch

When it was first announced that Sam Raimi's Evil Dead series was rising from the dead as a TV series last year, I jumped for joy. The Evil Dead films, and especially Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness, were...

Bruce Campbell Ain't Afraid of No Evil in ASH VS EVIL DEAD Season 2 Red Band Trailer

More hailing to the king will begin this October as Bruce Campbell repeats his role of Ashley J. Williams. A blast from the past, the retro/nostalgia fad on small screens is dusting off properties such as eagerly anticipated groundbreaking 90s...

ARMY OF DARKNESS: Shout Factory's Release Will Top All Before It

If you, like me, are an avid Evil Dead franchise fan (The Sam Raimi Years) then the number of versions and formats of Army of Darkness you must have in your collection have raised some eyebrows from friends in the past....

Lean, Mean And Chock Full Of Deadites, It's The New ASH VS EVIL DEAD Trailer

Starz is banking on Evil Dead fans having their boomsticks all buffed and polished this coming Halloween when Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell break out their Necronomicons for their long awaited return to their classic collaboration with new ten part...

Boozie Movies: EVIL DEAD and Falling Out of Love With Sam Raimi

As with any Boozie Movie piece, caution should be exercised when proceeding. There are spoilers ahead and I was a little bit drunk and more than a little bit cranky. But beyond exposing my state of mind it's intended to...

Counterpoint Review: EVIL DEAD is Torture

There is a moment in Fede Alvarez's article-less remake of The Evil Dead that offers a hint of the condescension to come; an utter lack of faith in the audience or a confidence crisis in storytelling.  After a mishandled prologue...

Hey, NYC! Win Passes To See EVIL DEAD!

Hey Friends in the Five Burroughs, ScreenAnarchy has got 25 passes to giveaway to an advance screening of Fede Alvarez's (but Sam Raimi produced ad approved) new take on Evil Dead, this coming Tuesday April 2nd at a NYC area...

Sam Raimi To Direct Greg Kinnear As Ramshackle Lawyer In TV Pilot RAKE

Television, meet Sam Raimi. Yep, after delivering critically-questionable box office hit Oz, the Great and Powerful to cinemas, news has come that Raimi will direct a TV pilot for Fox - the US adaptation of hit Australian TV series Rake,...

TTTT: On Eating New Orleans (and OZ)

Tudor's Twitchin' Travel Tours has always had a travel motif. If one were to go back and look at all my "TTTT" column banner graphics (and you know you want to!), the one consistent element would be that they...

SXSW 2013 Review: EVIL DEAD Commits Firmly to Disturbing Brutality

This is not a review of an old movie. Yes, Fede Alvarez clearly owes a great deal to horror maestro Sam Raimi, who penned and directed the original The Evil Dead back in 1981, and yes, Alvarez's film is a...

Review: OZ THE GREAT AND THE POWERFUL Deflates on Arrival

The most magical part of Sam Raimi's Oz the Great and the Powerful ironically doesn't even take place in the titular fantasy-land, but rather in the dreary, black-and-white real world. Like The Wizard of Oz, to which this film is...

New EVIL DEAD Trailer. Green Band, Still Freaky.

The red band trailer for Fede Alvarez' upcoming remake of Sam Raimi's Evil Dead proved that he could lay on the gore, that trailer laying on a pretty remarkable amount of blood and violence. And while it was effective it...

EVIL DEAD Red Band Trailer Certainly Is... Red. Very. Red.

I am of two minds when it comes to this 'new vision' of the Evil Dead horror films. There is that part of me that squirms and squiggles at the idea of anyone 'new vision-ing' anything that is perceived as...

Blu-ray Review: THE ARMY OF DARKNESS THE NECRONOMICON - Klaatu Barada Nikto!

The Army of Darkness has been recently released by Via Vision Entertainment in a deluxe Necronomicon book-styled set. This is my review of the main elements of this set, the presentation, the Blu-ray disc, the DVD and the Director...

Contest: WIN the ultimate living room evil with the ARMY OF DARKNESS THE NECRONOMICON Bluray set (x4, Australia only)

Via Vision Entertainment in cooperation with Madman have just released the Australian and NZ exclusive Army of Darkness Bluray bookset. Groovy!After a brief revisit of how and why Ash (Bruce Campbell) is back in Medieval England, he is captured by...