Trapped in time.
Surrounded by evil.
Low on gas.
Army of Darkness (1992) Good. Bad. I'm the guy with the gun.
Written and Directed by Sam Raimi
Starring Bruce Campbell
Deadites and horror movie buffs in general will have heard all about this one...for the uninitiated, you are in for a real treat. While technically part 3 of the outrageous Evil Dead series, Army of Darkness stands on its own and your pure enjoyment will not be diminished in the least from not having seen the first two (trust me). Wild, weird, wacky...this movie has everything, including the King of B-actors, Bruce Campbell.
...Raimi's favorite actor, Bruce Campbell, returns as Ash (hero of the first two Evil Dead flicks), a hardware-store clerk who is magically transported -- along with his beat-up Oldsmobile and a chainsaw attachment for his severed left forearm -- to the brutal battlefields of the 14th century. He quickly assumes power (who else in the Middle Ages packs a shotgun and a chainsaw?), and unites his band of medieval knights against the dreaded Army of the Dead. Raimi gleefully subverts almost every horror-movie cliché as he serves up a nonstop parade of blood, gore, and vicious sword-bearing skeletons -- an affectionate homage to animator Ray Harryhausen's classic Jason and the Argonauts.... --Jeff Shannon
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