Army of Darkness (1993)
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The third in director Sam Raimi's stylish, comic book-like horror trilogy that began with The Evil Dead (1982), this tongue-in-cheek sequel offers equal parts sword-and-sorcery-style action, gore, and comedy. Bruce Campbell returns as the one-armed Ash, now a supermarket employee ("Shop Smart...Shop S-Mart") who is transported by the powers of a mysterious book back in time with his Oldsmobile '88 to the 14th century medieval era. Armed only with a shotgun, his high school chemistry textbook,
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Containing less of the blood soaked insanity of the previous two instalments, Army of Darkness comes off as more of an adventure film with a horror element attached to it.
Raimi turns his back on the horror genre that brought him fame in the first place and delivers instead a cartoonish sword-and-sorcery fantasy, albeit one with some pretty cool monsters and special effects.
a director, Raimi's strength lies in his manic inventiveness %u2013 which is somewhat in abeyance here, as he tries injecting some traditional plot elements into the old formula.
Camp isn't just an undercurrent here--it's the grindhouse force that drives the movie, with Bruce Campbell clearly happy behind the wheel.
Raimi approaches this scenario as if someone had given him a deep pail of Magic Markers and told him to draw the ultimate comic book.
Army of Darkness s'impose comme un film diablement amusant, un summum dans le genre et à seulement quelques échelons d'Evil Dead II
Die-hard horror buffs beware: 'Army' gives the genre a giant 'Three Stooges'-style slap to the face.
Oh, the sugar that Raimi once gave.
Jokey, pretty effective, but quickly forgettable.
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