Silver Bullet (1985)

Also known as Stephen King's Silver Bullet, this movie is based on his novella Cycle of the Werewolf. It's significantly different from the story though, with characters and their names changed, dates changed, murders happening differently, characters left out entirely, so on and so forth. And Silver Bullet, with its focus on a pair of kids and their uncle, feels … Continue reading Silver Bullet (1985)

The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

This indie horror film from 1976 is filmed in a pseudo-documentary style. It gets a lot of facts half right and takes a lot of artistic license, but it's mostly well handled for a low budget affair. The film is based loosely on the crimes of a serial killer in Texarkana who was active in the 1940s, … Continue reading The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)