The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

This indieĀ horrorĀ 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)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Sometimes Hollywood remakes films. I know, I know, it's shocking. It happens, though, and when it does, sometimes it works out pretty well. I think of examples like John Carpenter's The Thing or the 1978 version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. These are prime examples where the best of the original films were preserved … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)