Parables III

film 4 of 5

Drag Me to Hell

Film Review by Dean Duncan Jun 16, 2015

Our horror class goes nuts when we open the semester with this one. Drag Me to Hell┬áreally clearly illustrates the methods and the enjoyments of the Grand Guignol. By alternating horror and comedy the Raimis makes the horror fun, and leave you just a bit unsettled for the rest. Wildly, delightfully kinetic, and yet in pretty well perfect control. It means something too. Note our protagonists’s profession, and the institutions and values connected thereto…