I'm a Bruce Campbell away from excitement.
Feb 11 - 06:24 AM
A script Sam wrote with his brother Ivan? Geez, did Avi Arad remember to tell him to throw in Venom too?
Well, I GUESS we can give those two a second chance, since I still hold to my conspiracy theory that Raimi tanked Spidey 3 after Arad spent too much time meddling. So here's your shot at redemption, and you move closer to the mark adding her, I think.
Feb 11 - 07:14 AM
Just the fact that Sam & Ivan wrote another horror movie is a move closer to the mark. Just because Spidey 3 was mediocre doesn't make Raimi an automatic hack. Evil Dead? Spidey 1 & 2?
Feb 11 - 07:33 AM
Raimi is an immediate hack BECAUSE of Spidey 1 & 2, and especially for Evil Dead (all of them except Army of Darkness, which was kinda cool). I'll probably get lambasted for this, but I find it strange how I'm the only person that hates the first two Spidey flicks and Evil Dead's (I've never seen Spiderman 3). However, this project actually looks kinda cool- maybe back to a Darkman level of filmmaking.
Feb 11 - 08:58 AM
Its understandable for some people to not like S1 and S2 to, I think Spiderman is something you either like or dont like. S3 was pretty good, S2 was great, S3 was mediocre.
Feb 11 - 10:23 AM
I agree with you FireFlyFan. All of the Spidey flicks were pretty damn terrible. There really isn't a whole lot of redeeming qualities in those flicks, unless you include horrible acting, a hideous looking Kirsten Dunst, and special f/x that look like something out of a DTV movie. I hate all the Spider-Man movies, and so should everyone else.
Feb 11 - 11:16 AM
your a stupid bastard!
Feb 11 - 11:48 AM
Grammatically speaking, it's actually, "You're a stupid etc., etc." and writing the possessive 'your' sort of lessens the impact...
Feb 11 - 03:21 PM
Feb 11 - 11:29 AM
Just because something is the popular opinion, doesn't make it right. Refer to Dilbert's Principle.
Feb 11 - 12:50 PM
No it doesn't but it invalidates your OPINION, because it is exactly that, YOUR OPINION. Now the fact that Raimi is held in such high regard, or is praised in so many other people's opinions, then what you are trying to say about him being a hack is completely false outside of your own opinion because the majority of opinions is against you.As for Spider-man I can attempt an explanation at why so many people loved them. A lot of people love and enjoy Spider-man, the movie form of Spider-man was a completely faithful adaptation (comic book cheese and self righteousness included). It succeeded at being a faithful adaptation of the comic as well as being a summer blockbuster, 3 times! SO, whether you find it strange or not is ultimately irrelevant.And no, just because something is popular opinion does not make it "right", but you are not arguing some moral dilemma or ethical issue, you are talking about the popularity of a movie in the mainstream. More people liked it than disliked A LOT MORE. It was a commercial success because not only did it really pioneer the comics to movies movement in Hollywood, but it did it in a way that people loved. Your opinion still stands, albeit without any credibility other than yours and a handful of other people's feelings.
Feb 11 - 06:38 PM
Hey are you Bruce Cambell? If so you're ausome!
Feb 11 - 02:29 PM
Everyone makes some bad movies, Raimi (The Gift). I didnt think S3 was bad, it just wasnt that good. I hope he comes back to do S4 so badly.
Feb 11 - 07:37 AM
I also think this will be cool, Cambell better have a part in this! I'm glad he's not doing THE HOBBIT, I'm soo happy that DEL TORO is doing it!
Feb 11 - 07:39 AM
Finnaly Sam Raimi is going back to horror(The Evil Dead series was ausome).
Feb 11 - 07:35 AM
agreed. one bad movie and he gets shunned off the face of the earth? i still hold him in high respects with what he did with the first two spidey films and yes with the evil dead films. hes awesome in my book and im looking forward to this
Feb 11 - 07:36 AM
I actually really liked The Gift. I love Sam Raimi's direction, but him and Ivan's writing is pretty rough, which kinda deminishes hope for a new Raimi flick.
Feb 11 - 08:19 AM
It's nice to see Raimi return to directing something without the word "Spider-Man" in the title. He's been away for too long.
Feb 11 - 08:54 AM
Yeah, it's been 8 years since Raimi last made a non-Spidey film.
It'll be nice to see him redeem himself with a small budget horror and get back to his roots. Ellen Page is also a plus and it means chicks too not just Raimi and horror fanboys will come out to see.
Feb 11 - 09:03 AM
I wasn't saying the man can't direct. I'm just saying he shouldn't write his own stuff. Spidey one was done largely by David Koepp, and 2 was a conglomeration of 4 writers including Alvin Sargent and the guys behind Smallville. Granted, Alvin did return on 3, but I think he was already working with a turkey, so who really cares if it gobbled? Again, I blame most of that on too many cooks in the kitchen and merely say it was a step back, not a "shun from the face of the earth."
And he's still not as bad as George Lucas. Just so we're clear...
Feb 11 - 09:13 AM
"Written with his brother Ivan."
lol, oh my god. You might as well advertise a room a retarded howler monkees with finger paint smeared it on a wall. The only halfway decent Spider-Man movie was one, by Koepp. Spider-Man III and, everyone, II, are ridiculous scripts. Plot holes. Bad dialogue. Phoney motivations.
"Punch me, I bleed!" If only I could, Raimi's. If only I could.
Feb 11 - 10:36 AM
Spidey 1 was good? Talk about a bad script! The green goblin was a horrible intro villain. He looked like one of those shiny godzilla dolls that you wind up and sparks shot out of his mouth. Onlythe acting by dafoe was so bad that sparks shot out of his ***. Bad movie. Redeemed in 2 with a good villain and good actor.
Feb 11 - 02:07 PM
Yeah, the first two Spider-man movies both have 90% here, and the third is still fresh. Plus 99.99% of people loved the first two.
So your opinion fails.
Feb 11 - 11:31 AM
Yes. Because nothing says "quality" like a lot of people liking something!!! N'Sync! Dancing with the Stars! And yes, Spider-Man movies. You're ridiculous. Go be a sheep somewhere else.
Feb 11 - 11:44 AM
Its not just regular people liking the Spiderman movies (which to the movie studios, is all that matters) but critics all liked Spiderman 1 & 2, and at least over 1/2 liked three to some degree.
So, "I Am Remote", if its not the people, or the critics that judge the quality of a film, . . . who exactly is it? You? I somehow doubt you have some wisdom, that us other post-ers, the majority of critics, and the general public, don't have.
Feb 11 - 11:52 AM
For ****s sake. The man didn%u2019t just do the Spider-man films he also did A Simple Plan which is a tremendous film. He has shown he has a good range and the fact he is doing another horror film gives me hope. Really I understand he has made some crappy films like Spidey 3 but he has a great body of work behind him such as The Evil Dead trilogy and A Simple Plan among others that he can probably produce a quality horror flick. Besides we need them after the crap that people call horror now that has been coming out.
Feb 11 - 12:57 PM
Feb 11 - 12:59 PM
FireFlyFan, you get a lot of slack from me because of your name. And you don't like the Spiderman's or the Evil Dead films, that's fine. Everyone's entitled to their opinion (oh, a little aside to the person who said someone's opinion was wrong, the very definition of opinion makes that a physical impossibility. Misguided perhaps, but not wrong.) But Firefly, may God kill me the day Sam ever makes a film as wretched as Darkman. Easily the worst thing he's ever made, except maybe for Crimewave.
Feb 11 - 01:24 PM
Hey guys look at me I dislike well-liked movies because I'm different and original am I cool yet?
I'm still not sold on Ellen Page's acting abilities, and her voice is kind of irksome. However, she shows some promise, so I guess I'll see this movie.
Feb 11 - 01:33 PM
Whoever said they weren't sold on Ellen Page's acting abilities watch 'Hard Candy.' She is easily the best actress under 30 and in the mainstream. Tis my opinion anyway.
Feb 12 - 01:05 AM
Get on with evil dead for christ sakes!
Feb 11 - 02:02 PM
Damn you IVAN...Damn You!!!
Feb 11 - 02:28 PM
Feb 11 - 03:36 PM
Bruce Campbell will also star...yes?lolat least a cameo of course ^_^
Feb 11 - 03:53 PM
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