B-Horror in the Mainstream
edited: Thursday, January 21, 2010
By David K Ginn
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2010
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Review of Sam Raimi's 2009 film 'Drag Me to Hell'
A lot of people were probably fooled by the marketing for Sam Raimi's latest horror movie, Drag Me to Hell. What was built up to be another mediocre supernatural teen flick turned out to be a wonderfully fun, compelling, and at times genuinely frightening film. Typically, this is bad for theaters past the first weekend; unless a movie is nominated for an Oscar, quality is an almost guaranteed cash kill. Drag Me to Hell, however, seems to have the right stuff that could possibly put horror-comedy back on the genre map... (read more)