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Bruce Campbell Shoots Down 'Army of Darkness 2' Rumors... Again

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About a week ago, it seemed confirmed that Sam Raimi was working on a sequel to the cult classic Army of Darkness. Not an Evil Dead 4, but an Army of Darkness 2. But over the weekend, star Bruce Campbell denied these reports, saying that it was just internet rumors. Even though Campbell said recently that Sam and...

'Evil Dead 2' Update: Fede Alvarez And Rodo Sayagues Still On For Remake...

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Yesterday the horror world was surprised to find out that director Fede Alvarez and screenwriter Rodo Sayagues were not going to return to take on Evil Dead 2, which we can technically call a sequel remake maybe? I'm not entirely sure. Either way it was reported that they were no longer attached to the project, but apparently that was entirely...

Top Five Best Horror Films to Watch for Halloween on Netflix

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With Halloween today, many people may be going out tonight, but as it’s a Thursday, some may have celebrated this past weekend, while others may just not be able to take off work/school/etc. tomorrow. So for tonight, why not pick a fun, scary but not too scary movie for the Halloween season? These films are all streaming on Netflix right now.

'Evil Dead 2' Remake: The Returning Director And Writer Quit Months Ago

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The Evil Dead franchise has been appearing more and more in the news throughout 2013, thanks to director Fede Alvarez’s remake of the original film, as well as his assertions that he and Evil Dead remake co-writer Rodo Sayagues would be returning to make an Evil Dead 2 sequel to their remake, as...

'Army Of Darkness 2': Sam Raimi Will Direct, According To 'Evil Dead'...

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Back in April, we reported that Evil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez was set to direct his own version of Evil Dead 2, and that Army of Darkness (the third film in the original Evil Dead trilogy) would be getting its own sequel as well—meaning that both a franchise’s original continuity and its remake...

Bruce Campbell Assures That 'Army Of Darkness' Sequel Will Happen

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Rumors regarding an Army Of Darkness sequel have been flying around since March. But for the first time since then, we might actually have some real, solid information on where this movie stands, and if it is indeed happening. Actor Bruce Campbell, who starred in the original Army Of Darkness, was at Wizard World Nashville and commented on the sequel.

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for May 14 - 20

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For whatever reason Warner Brothers delayed the release of Cloud Atlas until now, which is surprising as it came out in October, and most films have a four to five month window before the hit home video. Well, we're glad it's here. It's a very strong week for catalog titles as well, so check out what's hitting this week.

Sam Raimi Won't Direct 'Oz' Sequel, Still Interested In 'Army of Darkness...

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Disney didn't waste any time last week, and quickly announced that there would be a sequel to the sort-of-prequel Oz the Great and Powerful. The Sam Raimi-directed fantasy is the first big money-maker of the 2013, so Disney would be foolish to skip out on this cash cow. Obviously. While we don't know where the story will go next, Mr. Raimi has already announced his retirement...

Oz: The Great and Powerful: Movie Review

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Sam Raimi steps outside his comfort zone for Oz: The Great and Powerful. The director alongside James Franco leads this colorful prequel to 1939's The Wizard of Oz. Based on L. Frank Baum's novels, the film is a funny, heartwarming and worthy entry into the Oz series.

'Evil Dead' Offers New Images and Poster to Haunt Your Computer

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It's surprising that a film that - on the surface - seemed like a "don't touch" remake of a horror classic has become one of our most anticipated films of the year, but such is Evil Dead, Fede Alvarez‘s take on the classic low-budget Sam Raimi film. We're still a couple weeks away from the film's release, but now there's new images and a new poster to get us...

'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Clip: James Franco Takes a Bubble Flight

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Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful looks to be following in the tradition of a number of recent films that have tried to update classic fairy tales (or fairy tale movies) for a new generation. And moreso than the previous directors of these films, Raimi has become an old master at this point. Now there's a clip that shows how he brings new effects to a very...

'Evil Dead' Red Band Trailer: A Giant Geyser Of Blood, With A Movie Mixed...

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Haven’t seen the new red band trailer for Fede Alvarez’s remake of Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead yet?  Well, we can save you some time: imagine a three-minute geyser exploding with blood, and just behind that explosion of bloody goo, you can kind of see a movie playing on a screen.  That’s the trailer.  Not enough for you?  Ok, well check it out after the jump. ...

'Oz The Great And Powerful' Trailer: Sam Raimi Brings The Wizardry, CGI And...

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If someone told you that Sam Raimi was directing a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, one of the most beloved films of all time, and said prequel would star James freaking Franco of all people as the Wizard, you’d balk, right?  After all, Raimi is an incredible director, but Franco as the Wizard?  Well, it looks like Raimi’s gambit may have paid off as—despite my...

Blu-ray and DVD picks for November 6 - 12

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The big title for new films this week is the Friday launch of The Amazing Spider-Man, which was the least successful of the three big comic book movies of the summer – though that still means the film made piles of cash. Classics-wise, Universal is unleashing their big box set noting their hundred years making movies, on top of some classics and a film about kicking...

First Spectacular Wicked Witch Poster For 'Oz: The Great And Powerful'

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It's strange to think about how not-so-secretly excited we are to see Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful. Here we were, sitting at our computers pondering about other things when suddenly BAM, the first trailer hits. Since then we've been anxious to see what else the House of Mouse will churn out in promotions for the upcoming fantasy...

'The Evil Dead' Remake Red-Band Trailer: The Book, The Blood, And The...

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WARNING: This is definitely, definitely not safe for work. Well, this certainly is… arresting.  The Evil Dead remake has elicited some internet groaning from fans—the original is perfect, so why remake it?—but after getting the thumbs up from original star Bruce Campbell, and from the looks...

'Poltergeist' Remake: Sam Raimi Attached To Direct

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UPDATE: Poltergeist remake writer David Lindsay-Abaire has taken to Twitter to announce that Sam Raimi will produce, but will not direct, the film.  Well, that was fun while it lasted. Well, if Poltergeist is going to get a remake—which it shouldn’t—this is probably the best possible way to go about it: after...