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Rebecca Lea Jun 5, 2017
The film: The Creep arrives in town with a fresh batch of stories for another boy named Billy, who delights in grabbing a copy of the Creepshow comic. He reads the tale of Old Chief Wood’nhead first, in which an elderly couple find themselves victimised by an armed robbery in their general store. Next, The Raft, in which four college students take trip to a lake to go swimming, only to find out there’s something in the water. Finally, a married woman travelling home from a meeting with her lover loses control of her car and runs down a hitch-hiker, but flees from the scene to keep her life in order.
Now that we’re nearly 20 years removed and the dust has settled on the 1990s, the decade long believed to be a wasteland for horror movies is finally being reconsidered for the number of really good films it actually did produce. Because there weren’t as many horror movies being released as in the 1980s and because the genre wasn’t part of the cultural conversation the way it previously had been, critics and audiences didn’t know what to make of a number of titles as they slowly dripped out over the course of the decade. That led to some unfairly negative reviews and disappointing box office results as horror movies were given a bad name, until they began finding their audiences on home video just a few years later. This is great news, because it means that Tales from the Hood is finally getting its due as one »
- Patrick Bromley
2 items from 2017
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