Is Poltergeist yet another horror remake no one ask for? Well, the reviews are in, and the majority seem to lean in that direction. The Poltergeist remake was the much hyped do-over brought to audiences by filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan. Show More Summary
The new, Sam Raimi produced remake of "Poltergeist" hits theaters today, and it's a rather entertaining film. It's a disposable flick that won't stand the test of time like the original, but for the 90 minutes you're in the theater watching it, it holds your attention with its mix of humor and thrills. Show More Summary
Coming off of the success of the surprisingly popular Evil Dead remake, it’s understandable why producer Sam Raimi would deem it a good idea to take on the challenge of rebooting the Tobe Hooper/Steven Spielberg classic 1982 Poltergeist. A glaringly obvious but equally important difference between these two endeavors is that the original filmmakers of […]
Darkman — the tale of a sweet scientist who becomes a vigilante, hiding his scarred face behind bandages and masks — came out in 1990, showcasing the talents of up-and-comers Sam Raimi and Liam Neeson. It was the perfect blend of superhero tale and monster movie. And it’s only gotten better with age. Read more...
It's been a crazy few years for Spider-Man fans. Back in 2010, Sony scrapped plans for a Spider-Man 4 from Sam Raimi in favor of The Amazing Spider-Man reboot from Marc Webb. Then, before The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hit last year, Sony announced plans to build a big shared Spiderverse [...]
Have we learned nothing from Spider-Man 3? After all these years, the Sam Raimi threequel that killed a franchise with its over-reliance on introducing villain after villain should continue to serve as a reminder of how not to make ...
This POLTERGEIST is a fan of the new flesh! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... I'm really quite curious about the Sam Raimi produced, Gil Kenan directed POLTERGEIST. Like any sane geek, I can't find a single aspect of the original Steven Spielberg produced, Tobe Hooper directed POLTERGEIST, but... Show More Summary
Producer Sam Raimi is featured in a new Poltergeist featurette that shares new footage to go along with some interview bits. One of the more bizarre moments is when Raimi says he wanted to make something more accessible to modern audiences. I guess he means that kids won’t take the time to watch the original […]
The original team behind classic horror film "The Evil Dead" have reunited for a revival on Starz. Writer/director Sam Raimi, producer Rob Tapert, and star Bruce Campbell began production on "Ash vs Evil Dead" this month in Auckland, New Zealand, according to Starz. Show More Summary
The STARZ Original series “Ash vs Evil Dead” began production this month in New Zealand on the 10-episode first season of the half-hour series executive produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers of the franchise, and Craig DiGregorio who will serve as executive producer and showrunner. Show More Summary
They might only be a few days into production on Ash vs Evil Dead, the TV series born from the cult-favorite movie franchise Evil Dead, but star Bruce Campbell and executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert already feel like they're...Show More Summary
The film's producer and director provide insight into their approach. Read the full article on AICN Coming Soon has an exclusive look at the POLTERGEIST remake, featuring insight from helmer Gil Kenan and Producer Sam Raimi. I’m not exactly clear on what Raimi felt was inaccessible about then original film ‘to modern audiences,’ but whatever. Show More Summary
With Sam Raimi directing the pilot presentation of the new Starz original series, “Ash vs Evil Dead”, we wondered who else would be getting behind the camera. During our interview with Robert Tapert, Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell yesterday evening, we got some answers. Joining Raimi in the director’s chair are Michael J. Bassett, who […]
Another interesting bit came out of our lengthy round table interview with Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert and Bruce Campbell regarding their forthcoming Starz series, “Ash vs Evil Dead”. When asked about the long-gestured sequel to the Fede Alvarez-directed Evil Dead (2013), a remake to Raimi’s 1981 The Evil Dead, Raimi expressed his love for the […]
This morning Starz announced the start of production on “Ash vs Evil Dead”, a new television series based on Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead franchise. And while the full details can be found here, Bloody Disgusting joined a roundtable – with Raimi, Robert Tapert and Bruce Campbell – to discuss the inagural 10-episode season that […]
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Click to see a bigger version! Just yesterday I took part in a conference call with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Rob Tapert - the primary creative force behind Starz's Ash Vs. Evil Dead - as production got underway on the highly-anticipated horror-comedy series. Show More Summary
Will they ever get the Spider-Man franchise right again? At the current rate, not in my lifetime. While Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man was the breakthrough franchise that gave superheroes the lift they needed into theaters, his three films are already dated as all hell (thanks to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy). And even though I like Sony’s […]
Between both the Sam Raimi and Marc Webb movies, audiences have seen multiple interpretations of Spider-Man's famed red and blue suit. Given how popular some of those designs were, it should be a certain challenge for Marvel Studios to come up with an equally satisfying look now that the hero is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Show More Summary
It may be heading to theaters with a PG-13 rating, but Sam Raimi's "Drag Me to Hell" has been getting positive buzz from early screenings. Here's the official poster. Not very subtle, is it? The film stars "Jeepers Creepers" alum Justin Long and Alison Lohman. Show More Summary