Local Boy Double Feature

Filmmakers Sam Raimi and Josh Becker grew up around the corner from each other in Oakland County. As boyhood chums — along with Scott Spiegel, Bruce Campbell and a few others — they pursued their teenage obsession, honing their film chops on Super 8 cameras into full-on careers. Here Jim McFarlin talks to Josh Becker, who's made his name in TV and film directing, at his West Bloomfield home. In Hollywood, Cole Haddon chats with Spider-Man director Sam Raimi.

 

Tinseltown Sam
From Super 8 films on the streets of Franklin to Spider-Man, Mr. ‘Schlockmeister Horror-Film Guy’ Sam Raimi now owns Hollywood
by Cole Haddon

What’s wrong with this picture?
Director Josh Becker keeps his career in perspective while childhood pal Raimi's third Spider-Man flick opens
by Jim McFarlin

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