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Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' Signaled That Comic Book Films Had Become a Pillar of Blockbuster Cinema
19 Sep 2017 // 9:30 PM

A faithful adaptation of Marvel's flagship character was inescapable in the spring of 2002.

What the World Needs Now: Society’s Desperate Need for Superheroes
4 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM

Hollywood has finally discovered what comic book fans have known all along: superheroes serve as brightly-colored, two-dimensional extensions of ourselves.


Books of the Dead: The Followers and Clones of 'The Evil Dead'
25 Apr 2013 // 6:30 PM

Initially a disaster of an experimental horror film, The Evil Dead went on to become an acclaimed and influential movie that launched careers and spawned sequels and copycats, not to mention a string of cash in faux-sequels. Who were these pretenders to the Deadite throne?


'Darkman': The Face of Revenge
18 Feb 2014 // 2:10 AM

Darkman, the darkest hero (an amalgam or classic horror monsters) versus the criminal underworld... in broad daylight.

Sam Raimi Puts His Twist on a Classic with 'Oz the Great and Powerful'
10 Jun 2013 // 11:15 PM

The twister that removes Oz from Kansas, with its speediness and slapstick, is quite possibly the Raimi-est act of severe weather ever brought to screen.


The 13 Greatest Horror Directors of All Time
29 Oct 2013 // 4:00 AM

In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.

Ranking the Greats: The 14 Films of Sam Raimi
12 Mar 2013 // 1:00 AM

Sam Raimi is best known for horror, but the Evil Dead director has done more than mere macabre. Here's our ranking of his 14 feature films.


Horror beckons Sam Raimi home
25 May 2009 // 10:37 PM

"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.

Almighty Spidey spins out records
7 May 2007 // 12:10 AM

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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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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