The third film in Sam Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy finds Ash (Bruce Campbell) transported back to medieval days, a Michigan Yankee in Lord Arthur's Court, if you will. He must quest for the Necronomicon, a book of evil which can return him to his time, or unleash an undead army called the "Deadites." It should go pretty smoothly as long as Ash displays a modicum of competency... [more inside]
Star Trek: Voyager: Future's End Rewatch Season 3, Ep 8
This is the time-jump of the starship Voyager. Its 1996 mission: To bring Dolly the Cloned Sheep to the 24th century. To prevent the launch of Fox News Channel. To boldly go and see the Spice Girls live! (Part 1 of 2) [more inside]
When friends Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell set out to turn their 1978 short Within the Woods into a full-length film on a shoestring budget, what they came up with was The Evil Dead; a nauseating film, sure, but also a thunderstorm in a bottle that managed to splice black comedy with innovative technique to make a hugely beloved cult horror mainstay. But how could anybody follow up such an apparent fluke with a sequel? Well, if you're Raimi and Campbell, you take another run at the same story, with the insanity turned up to 11, and in the process you practically invent a new genre of film.