Drag yourself to the movies. Immediately.

And check out “Drag Me To Hell.” You will not be disappointed.

Sam Raimi (as previously posted) is a badass. Not only is “Drag Me To Hell” his first horror movie in what seems like a bajillion years, but it destroys every horror flick in the past…5 years? A decade? It may even be in my Top 10 Horror movies of all time. It’s that good.

Written and directed by Raimi and his brother, Drag Me To Hell delivers throughout its entire 99 minutes run. Raimi balances horror and comedy nicely. The movie gets slightly over the top (but in a good way! The man made THE EVIL DEAD people!), but before it can fall over the edge, it pulls back relishing on the tension and allowing the audience to feel as uncomfortable as possible before scaring the bejesus out them. And once the scares begin and the story unfolds, it grabs ahold and never lets go.

Drag Me To Hell is Rated PG-13, but don’t let that discourage you. It’ll make you jump, it’s unpredictable, and God, is it unrelenting. It’s also gross as hell, without being overly gorey. Come to think of it, everything about this movie worked, and that’s a rarity for horror. The story is there, the characters are there, and Alison Lohman is fantastic (hard to believe Ellen Page was once attached to this project..). Can’t wait to see Lohman around more. Honestly, it’s incredibly hard for me to find something wrong with the movie. It was single-handedly the most fun I’ve had in the movies in…well, I can’t really remember. But what I do remember was smiling throughout most of the movie. Just me, smiling in my seat. Having so much fun.

Yeah, I might have to go see it again.

So, Mr. Raimi: Please. Enough of the Spidey movies. Horror is your true calling. There aren’t that many really good horror writers and directors around anymore, and this movie was nothing short of brilliant.

And I wanted to clap at the end. And I would’ve – if only I didn’t want to punch people like that in the face.


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