One good write-up deserves another, so why not just jump right in to this quasi-remake, shall we? Over 60 years after the events depicted in the first film, the masked Phantom had returned to stalk and kill people in poor, little Texarkana. Huh, this looks familiar… After leaving a showing of The Town That Dreaded … Continue reading The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Yet another gift from TCM. Their little "TCM Underground" (which technically doesn't exist anymore even though they keep showing 'cult classics' in the same time slot) movies bring me such unexpected joy. Anyway, The Town That Dreaded Sundown follows the local sheriff's department and a Texas Ranger as they try to discover who's been terrorizing … Continue reading The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
AKA Witch Bitch Businessman Michael is the proud owner of a popular and highly automated health spa. But after a series of strange accidents befall the patrons and the police get called, Michael has to figure out who, or what, is trying to sabotage his high-tech club. Perhaps we should ask this guy. He's got … Continue reading Death Spa
Now, stop me if you've heard this before: A group of college kids head out for a little R&R at an island estate owned by a wealthy classmate....But then things go wrong! Their host has filled the grounds with a variety of harmless pranks, but unfortunately for the guests the their little retreat has also … Continue reading April Fool’s Day (1986)
Once again Angela, The Angel of Death, Baker has returned to reap vengeance upon yet another group of unsuspecting campers. This time she’s masquerading as a camper and the would-be victims are a group of upper class snobs and underprivileged hooligans who have been thrust together in an odd social experiment meant to bridge the … Continue reading Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland
After years of electroshock and (highly essential) psychiatric treatment Angela Baker, now sporting the new last name Johnson, has been given a clean bill of health by her many doctors and is now officially out of the psych ward. What is one supposed to do when you’re best known as a sexually confused kid who … Continue reading Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers
Dr. Sam Cordell has just moved to the small town of Galen with his daughter, Jenny. But the doc seems to have chosen a bad time to move, as the community of Galen is suddenly plagued by a series of inhumanely brutal rape-homicides. Sam teams up with the local sheriff to try to stop the slaughter, a plight which may or may not be connected to his daughter Jenny’s new crush, a young man who seems to have chosen this seemingly inopportune time to completely lose his marbles.