laird’s review published on Letterboxd:
Recommended reading: This too brief oral history from 2020: www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-features/darkman-turns-30-liam-neeson-frances-mcdormand-and-more-remember-the-arduous-making-of-sam-raimis-influential-superhero-film-4047928/
- Bill Paxton was considered for the lead (damn!)
- McDormand was roommates with Raimi and the Coen brothers.
- A rebellious Bob Murawski secretly led a last minute recut without studio permission restoring a fraction of the nearly half hour that was cut after initial test screenings.
- pretty much every scream is Bruce Campbell