BREAKING HORROR NEWS: Sam Raimi is developing an Evil Dead TV series

  Here's some interesting news for horror fans. Apparently Sam Raimi--director of the original Evil Dead films and other genre gems like Darkman and Drag Me to Hell--is developing a TV series based on his Evil Dead franchise. According to the website bloodydisgusting.com, Raimi let slip earlier today at the San Diego Comic-Con that he is currently writing the series along with his … Continue reading BREAKING HORROR NEWS: Sam Raimi is developing an Evil Dead TV series

Fan Expo Vancouver boasts Bruce Campbell, Robert Englund, and the Twisted Twins

Vancouver horror freaks may want to scoop up their tix to the upcoming Fan Expo sooner than later, because the lineup of celebrity guests at the event--which runs April 18-20 at the Convention Centre--includes a number of fright-film faves. First off, you've got Robert Englund, the man behind Freddy Krueger's gnarly face in the Nightmare on … Continue reading Fan Expo Vancouver boasts Bruce Campbell, Robert Englund, and the Twisted Twins

Horror review: Army of Darkness

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 25, 1993 By Steve Newton Sam Raimi, the imaginative director who turned the horror world on its ear with 1983’s shocking cult hit Evil Dead—and then did it again by remaking that film on a bigger budget and calling it Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn—has achieved one … Continue reading Horror review: Army of Darkness

Horror review: Bubba Ho-Tep

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 25, 2004 Bubba Ho-Tep is a horror-comedy about two elderly men at a rundown retirement home--one supposedly Elvis Presley, the other claiming to be John F. Kennedy--who battle a mummy that sucks souls from victims' arseholes. Who would have thought that such a far-out B-movie premise could result in this sharply … Continue reading Horror review: Bubba Ho-Tep

Fearless demon-killer Bruce Campbell opts for the safety of the sidewalk in Vancouver

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JULY 7, 2005 By Steve Newton Bruce Campbell won the hearts of horror fans everywhere with his role as the comically intense demon killer Ash in Sam Raimi's low-budget 1983 horror hit, The Evil Dead. He went on to portray the manic, blood-soaked hero in the increasingly slapstick follow-ups, Evil Dead … Continue reading Fearless demon-killer Bruce Campbell opts for the safety of the sidewalk in Vancouver