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Army of DarknessPerched cleverly (if incoherently) between Monty Python, EC horror comics, and MTV, director Sam Raimi's final installment in the Evil Dead...Army of DarknessAction/Adventure, Comedy, HorrorRPerched cleverly (if incoherently) between Monty Python, EC horror comics, and MTV, director Sam Raimi's final installment in the Evil Dead...1993-08-27

Army of Darkness

Genre: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Horror; Starring: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Bridget Fonda; Director: Sam Raimi; MPAA Rating: R

Perched cleverly (if incoherently) between Monty Python, EC horror comics, and MTV, director Sam Raimi’s final installment in the Evil Dead trilogy time-warps its department-store-clerk hero (Campbell) into the Middle Ages, where he has to fight off skeletal platoons, punch-happy zombies, and tiny li’l ticked-off versions of himself. With its manic lowbrow humor and hokey special effects (they look lousy even on the small screen), Army of Darkness suggests a Ray Harryhausen highlights tape edited by the Three Stooges. B-