Articles tagged sam raimi

Cirulnick & Manpearl have their Shootout with Legend

Wyatt Earp the entrepreneur rather than the gunfighter is perhaps the most audacious image for a world where capitalism has gone on strike. In the concluding issue of Earp: Saints for Sinners creators Matt Cirulnick and David Manpearl not only reassert the emotional core of Earp's story, but imply a way out of our financial crisis.

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The Burden of Being Pop Psychic

Based on the shock and awe the media is exhibiting over recent entertainment events, my predictions must involve supernatural psychic powers since I saw it all coming.

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18 Dec 2009 // 8:00 AM

Ghost House Underground DVDs

As part of his Ghost House label, Sam Raimi, the horror maestro behind the Evil Dead series and Drag Me To Hell – as well as

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Legend of the Seeker had a rough start in its first season, but it improved greatly by the season finale. Season two picks up where the first ended, both in terms of plot and quality level.

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29 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

Drag Me to Hell

Sam Raimi’s attempted return to the horror/comedy genre that was his stock in trade for the early part of his career is neither particularly horrific nor all that funny.

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26 May 2009 // 2:37 AM

“Sam Raimi works exclusively in the horror genre,” Richard Skorman wrote in an appreciation of “Evil Dead II” in the 1989 reference guide Off Hollywood Movies.

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Spidey, Oedipus, Jesus, & Platonic Love

Spider-man III was by far the most exciting Hollywood political critique of the Bush doctrine, reiterating the value of dialogue, cooperation and coalition.

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7 May 2007 // 4:10 AM

Almighty Spidey spins out records

Spider-Man spent the weekend spinning a worldwide web of pure gold. “Spider-Man 3,” bringing back Tobey Maguire as the red-suited comic hero Peter Parker and Kirsten

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4 May 2007 // 3:00 AM

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The point of Spider-Man 3, underscored by all the posters, trailers, and buzz, is black Spidey.

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1 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

A Guide to All Things Spider-Man

Before you see Spider-Man 3, there's a few things you should know about the spider's lair. So go ahead, get tangled up in this extensive guide to Spider-Man's wonderful world-wide web.

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1 May 2007 // 2:52 AM

Spider-Man returns for a bigger-than-ever third film

The problem with the present? All anyone wants to talk about is the future. At least that’s the case with director Sam Raimi and

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Spider-Man 2.1 - Unrated, Extended Cut (2004)

While Spider-Man 2.1 may add a few more dollars to the company coffers, it's definitely not doing the Spider Man series – or the digital domain – any real favors.

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13 Dec 2004 // 12:00 AM

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Uncomfortable with his abilities (they have come on him like a virus), Peter repeatedly returns to his central question: Who am I?"

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2 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Though Spider-Man plainly enjoys saving kids from danger and even instructing them ('Hey you guys! No playing in the street'), he also longs for a more regular, selfish life.

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Spider-Man: Deluxe Edition (2003)

On screen, Spider-Man necessarily becomes more literal, less imaginative.

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29 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Xena Warrior Princess: Season Three

Xena depicts the most fully realized and evolving lesbian relationship on television.

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2 May 2002 // 12:00 AM

Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man doesn't get caught up in its own snazzy special effects.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Sam Raimi's new scary movie isn't nearly scary enough.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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