Monday, May 11, 2009

Upcoming Film Preview: Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi) - New Horror!

Upcoming Film Preview: Drag Me to Hell

Tagline: "Christine Brown has a good job, a great boyfriend, and a bright future. But in three days, she's going to hell."
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Starring: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver
Country: USA
Release date: May 28, 2009
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Plot synopsis: Loan officer Christine Brown, played by the cute-as-a-button Alison Lohman, in an effort to prove that she be as "hard nosed" as anyone else, evicts what turns out to be an old witch from her house. Christine then finds herself the victim of a the witch's curse which turns her life into a living hell.

Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, Evil Dead) has finally come back to writing (along with brother Ivan) and directing horror with Drag Me to Hell. It's been a long time now, and I don't know that the genre film world has really forgiven him for his latter day follies with his Ghosthouse Pictures production company. The inclusion of Justin Long (Waiting, those Mac commercials) and the fact that the film is PG-13, just like the other Ghosthouse trash, makes me nervous. I will probably give Raimi the benefit of the doubt, plop down my $8, and watch this one at the theater.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hmmm...haven't heard about this one until just now. Let us know what you think oh mighty Horror King.

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