Alison Lohman

Blu-Ray Review: Sam Raimi’s ‘Drag Me to Hell’ a Great Halloween Choice

Drag Me To Hell

CHICAGO – There are a number of choices for your Halloween movie dollar this season including “Saw VI” and “Paranormal Activity” in theaters and new Blu-Ray editions of “Audition” and this year’s “Orphan” and Sam Raimi’s great “Drag Me to Hell”. Universal has packaged Raimi’s glorious return to the genre that made him a star with a gorgeous video and audio treatment but lackluster special features. The movie deserves a bit better.

Sam Raimi Returns to Horror Genre With Thrilling ‘Drag Me to Hell’

Drag Me To Hell
HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 3.5/5.0
Rating: 3.5/5.0

CHICAGO – The gleefully gory Sam Raimi who made “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn” and “Darkman” is back in close to prime form with this week’s thoroughly enjoyable “Drag Me To Hell,” a horror thrill ride almost certain to satisfy any audience member willing to choose a movie with “Hell” in the title over the latest Pixar offering.

Slideshow: 25-Image Gallery For ‘Drag Me to Hell’ With Alison Lohman

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Writer/director Sam Raimi on the set.

CHICAGO – This 25-image slideshow contains the official press images for “Drag Me to Hell” starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer, and Adriana Barraza. The film, written by Sam Raimi & Ivan Raimi and directed by Sam Raimi, opens on May 29th, 2009.

Ellen Page’s ‘Smart People’ Only as Scholarly as Zealous Senior in High School

CHICAGO – I’m flummoxed. I know “Smart People” was supposed to be comedic drama with a splash of romance. Instead, I have been misled. It’s not a comedy. It’s not a tragedy. It’s not even a tragicomedy.

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