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)

The House by the Cemetery (1981)

This is the last of Lucio Fulci's Gates of Hell trilogy for me. They're gory flicks, with bad dubs, plots both incomprehensible and lost in translation, and story elements combed directly from classic American horror literature and film ranging from Shelley to Lovecraft, with a bit of Kubrick thrown in for good measure, all wrapped up in … Continue reading The House by the Cemetery (1981)