Film Review: Evil Dead (2013)

Remakes of cult films have a tough sell.  In the hearts and minds of those whose almost-daily conversational lexicon include references like, “This is my boomstick!” or “Lady, I’m afraid I’m going to have to ask you to leave the store” or “Workshed”, it’s an uphill battle to convince them that your remake is either …

Vatche on Sam Raimi Directing WOW Film

All I have to say is holy. crap. Sam Raimi, director of Evil Dead, Army of Darkness, and Spider-Man has signed on to direct World of Warcraft, an adaptation of the infamous massively multiplayer online role playing game. The game comes from Blizzard Entertainment, also known for their Diablo and Starcraft franchises. The report has …

“Drag Me to Hell” Trailer Released

Sam Raimi is, if you ask me, getting back to where he belongs.  Taking a break from, (presumably,) prepping “Spiderman 4,” Raimi is back in the horror business. Starring Allison Lohman and Justin Long, “Drag Me to Hell,” is about a LA loan officer whose life is thrown into disarray, (and by disarray, I mean …

Spidey 4 to Start Shooting Next Year

Actor J.K. Simmons, last seen in the Coen Bros.’ “Burn After Reading,” has said that he is returning to the Spiderman franchise to play Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson in the aptly named “Spiderman 4.”  Simmons also said that shooting is scheduled for next year, with a 2011 release date planned. According to IMDB, …

Sam Raimi Says More about Spider Man 4

Sam Raimi told MTV news that he’s finally excited to start the fourth “Spider-Man” film. “I don’t have a script yet, but production would probably start by March of 2010.” Apparently it hasn’t been decided if they want to do two sequels back-to-back. There’s no word on Tobey returning (who has expressed interest only if …

Raimi and Maguire On For ‘Spidey’ 4 & 5

Deadline Hollywood Daily is reporting that director Sam Raimi have signed up for ‘Spiderman 4’ and 5.  The report goes on to say that the two films will be shot back-to-back. Kirsten Dunst has been approached to reprise the role of Mary Jane, but, reportedly if she turns them down, the part will not be …

Auction for Spider-Man 4 Set Visit

Stand Up to Cancer and Sony Pictures is coming together to offer a ‘Spider-Man 4’ package on eBay. The winner will get a set visit to Spider Man 4, meet and greet (the currently unnamed) cast, a walk on/extra role, a trip to the New York premiere, designer outfits for the premiere, and the ability …