Bill Paxton

'Drag Me to Hell' is horror heaven

"Drag Me to Hell," an exuberant laugh-and-cringe flick, is the most entertaining American horror movie of the past 10 years — a perfect choice for the Pratt to screen at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Sam Raimi's tale of a bank loan officer (Allison Lohman) who incurs a gypsy curse is rooted in a sense of character that goes beyond bent, folded and mutilated anatomies. Lohman's basically warm, decent young woman is a lot like Bill Paxton and Bridget Fonda in Raimi's suspense film, "A Simple Plan." She's always been a good woman. But she lets her need to advance in the...