Where Sam Raimi counted on wit, terror and a
bit of gore to elevate his 1981 cult classic, the jokes are banished from this
blood-splattered version as CGI effects climb aboard. As in the original, five
young friends head
“Law & Order” is one of the most remarkable franchises to emerge from television. That trademark clung-clung, as definitive a reverberation of authority as the old “Dragnet” fanfare in its day, was heard on the permutations of the classic series, which ran 10 years, and its four spin-offs. The legacy is as remarkable as the variety. “Law & Order: Criminal Intent—T...