This week on comPOSERS, we're talking Spider-Man. No, not that one. Not that one either. The Sam Raimi one. No, not the good one, but not the shitty one. That one. That's the one.
Take a splash of THE EVIL DEAD, a pinch of 1977’s HOUSE (aka HAUSU), and a whole lot of body building and you have something resembling the Japanese microbudget horror comedy BLOODY MUSCLE BODY BUILDER IN HELL!
EVERYONE IN YOUR SEATS! On this episode of NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES, Moe and Doug are like school in summertime… NO CLASS! Also, a vicious CHUPACABRA is on the loose thanks to some potent Mexican sorcery. Students at BAXTER U are being dispatched in a variety of messy (off-screen ways), and it’s up to a trigger happy […]
Just when you thought you were done buying Army of Darkness, the screwheads at Shout Factory have once again given us cause to double or triple dip on this genre classic.
Doc of the Dead might feel a couple of years too late to cash in on the zombie craze, but it's still a fun and comprehensive look at why people are so drawn to all things undead.
Doc of the Dead Nightvision Let’s face it, the walking (un)dead are everywhere these days, from Brad Pitt blockbusters and cuddly slippers to porn parodies and shooting ranges. The smelly masses of corpses have never been more popular, so a documentary like Doc of the Dead was inevitable. This is the definitive documentary guide to […]
We asked an assortment of 50 people - film writers, filmmakers, professors, film programmers, and patrons - to give us their top picks for this year's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival and here are the 53 front runners for this year's must see films.
Enter for a chance to win one of five pairs of passes to a one night only screening of the original Sam Raimi classic The Evil Dead on Halloween in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, or Vancouver, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Cineplex.
In this month's round-up of the best in home entertainment we look at wartime classic The Great Escape, the little known Sam Raimi/Coen Brothers team-up Crimewave, the criminally underrated Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle The Last Stand, Jackie Chan's Police Story films, the cult favourite Repo Man, Spalding Gray's Swimming to Cambodia, and Godard's Band of Outsiders.
We talk to the first time feature director behind the long awaited and talked about remake of Sam Raimi's Evil Dead about making such a huge leap from microbudget shorts to a big deal studio production, his film’s reliance on practical effects and authenticity rather than CGI and fake sets, the film’s writing process, why the MPAA was actually helpful on a film some say is one of the goriest ever made, and why he’s always his own harshest critic.
Too often, when famous and successful franchises are mixed together for a crossover, you end up with a total disaster. Danger Girl and Army of Darkness manages, though not as well as the respective source materials, to be a fun, fast-paced, action-packed read!