Starring Bruce Campbell, Embeth
Davidtz, Ian Abercrombie, Bridget Fonda.
In this third entry in the Evil Dead series, S-Mart employee Ash (Bruce
Campbell) stumbles upon the Necronomicon which, when used with the
correct spell, can either raise or vanquish the dead. He is thrown back
in time to medieval England (or so
they say) and meets up with warring fiefdoms, who believe him
to be the "Chosen One." Ash and his trusty chainsaw
hand must quest for the Necronomicon in a spooky graveyard. He
forgets his lines, and wouldn't you know, the dead come back with
a vengeance to reclaim the Necronomicon. Will Ash save the
Contributing Genres: Comedy (of the Monty Python variety) and Fantasy
Dialogue: This is a great combination of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live. Witty one-liners saturate the script.
Monster Type: The "Army of Darkness," in various stages of decay, plus a few cool demons.
Gore Factor: This movie isn't particularly gory; the campy special effects create the humor.
Scariness/Suspense: This film may be scary to a five-year-old child, but to the average college student, it's hilarious.
Fans of Monty Python, SNL, and Tales from the
Crypt should love this flick.