DRAG ME TO HELL Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Review
Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) is on her way to having it all: a devoted boyfriend (Justin Long), a hard-earned job promotion, and a bright future. But when she has to make a tough decision that evicts an elderly woman from her house, Christine becomes the victim of an evil curse. Now she has only three days to dissuade a dark spirit from stealing her soul before she is dragged to hell for an eternity of unthinkable torment.
Directed By: Sam Raimi
Written By: Sam Raimi & Ivan Raimi
Starring: Alison Lohman (Christine Brown), Justin Long (Clay Dalton), Lorna Raver (Mrs. Ganush), Dileep Rao (Rham Jas), David Paymer (Mr. Jacks), Adriana Barraza (Shaun San Dena), Chelcie Ross (Leonard Dalton), Reggie Lee (Stu Rubin), Molly Cheek (Trudy Dalton), Bojana Novakovic (Ilenka Ganush), and more.
Genre: Horror & Thriller
Runtime: Approx. 99 minutes
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1
New HD Master of the Theatrical Cut taken from the 2K Digital intermediate
Production Video Diaries featuring interviews with Director Sam Raimi and Actors Alison Lohman and Justin Long
New To Hell and Back– An interview with Alison Lohman
New Curses!– An interview with Actress Lorna Raver
New Hitting All the right Notes– An interview with composer Christopher Young
I give the Drag Me To Hell: Collector’s Edition Blu-ray a B+.
I love this film when it was first released in 2009. Now 9 years later, I actually think I enjoyed this film more. If you’re a fan of the Evil Dead or Ash VS Evil Dead, you will definitely want to see this, if you haven’t done so already. You do have two options on which cut you can watch: the Theatrical Version or the Unrated Version.
The Evil Dead definitely has a presence in this film. The demons look like Deadites, Mrs. Ganush’s car is the Oldsmobile that Ash drives, and even the wind going through the trees or Christine Brown’s (played by Alison Lohman) hair reminded me of the Evil Dead. The only thing we were missing was cameo from Bruce Campbell!
Hands down my favorite scene is actually toward the beginning of the film. It is where Mrs. Ganush (Lorna Raver) confronts Christine Brown (Lohman) in the parking garage. Its so Evil Dead-ish with the comical side of horror but also keeps you on the edge of your seat. No matter how many times I see that scene, it catches my attention every time.
This Blu-ray is so much fun to watch and don’t forget to check out the Special Features!
Catch the Drag Me To Hell: Collector’s Edition out on Blu-ray February 13, 2018!