Army of Darkness

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Army of Darkness ★★★ Evil Dead 3; The Medieval Dead 1992 (R)

Campbell returns for a third “Evil Dead” round as the square-jawed, none too bright hero, Ash in this comic book extravaganza. He finds himself hurled back to the 14th-century through the powers of an evil book. There he romances a babe, fights an army of skeletons, and generally causes all those Dark Age knights a lot of grief, as he tries to get back to his own time. Raimi's technical exuberance is apparent and, as usual, the horror is graphic but still tongue-in-cheek. 77m/C VHS, DVD, HD DVD . Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie, Richard Grove, Michael Earl Reid, Tim Quill, Bridget Fonda, Patricia Tallman, Theodore (Ted) Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Donald Campbell, William Lustig, Josh Becker; D: Sam Raimi; W: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi; C: Bill Pope; M: Joseph LoDuca, Danny Elfman.