Review: The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

Well that’s just great.  I was about to book my vacation to the lovely town of Texarkana, Texas and now I have to put everything on hold after watching the new remake/reboot/sequel flick, The Town That Dreaded Sundown.  The bad news is that it’s back to square one for my vacation planning.  The good news is that the movie wasn’t half bad!    Continue reading

Sunday Bloody Sunday: ‘Death By Trombone’ From ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ (1976)

If there’s one thing I say about horror movies nowadays, it’s that there just aren’t enough deaths by brass musical instruments.  In 1976, not only was the world graced with my presence when I was born, but there was a ‘death by trombone’ scene in the movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown.

So, on this week’s Sunday Bloody Sunday, I think it’s only fitting that we spotlight that trombone death scene from 1976.  It’s also very fitting because the remake/reboot/sequel of The Town That Dreaded Sundown was just released as well.  Without spoiling too much, the trombone makes a triumphant return in that one in case you’re wondering.  Ok, Phantom Killer – now take it away and show Peggy how to really play that instrument!