Danny! Film Review: ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ The 'American Horror Story' team remakes the cult 1976 slasher with gimmicky, mostly unscary results. [8] Some of its locals were recruited as extras. Meanwhile, Jami learns that Charles B. The Town That Dreaded Sundown remake has landed its first cast member in Addison Timlin (Zero Hour, Californication), Deadline reported on Wednesday. As I understand the movie, it's going to be kind of like a flashback kind of thing. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a remake of the classic docudrama about the Phantom Killer who terrorized Texarkana in 1946. Pierce (The Legend Of Boggy Creek), The Town That Dreaded Sundown has to be seen to believed. A one-stop shop for all things video games. Email. Corey goes on to brag about how everyone will know what he did, and decides to kill her for this, but is then shot and killed by Foster who plans to kill Jami as well and blame the killings on her and Corey. [25], "Meta Version of The Town That Dreaded Sundown Finds Its Leading Lady", "Addison Timlin Joins Ryan Murphy's The Town That Dreaded Sunlight Remake", "Prolific Character Actor Ed Lauter Dies at 74", "Interview: Colby Boothman-Shepard, "The Town That Dreaded Showdown, "Jason Blum Talks THE PURGE and The Town That Dreaded Sundown Remake", "This Is It! Dubbed the “Texarkana Moonlight Murders” by the press, eight people were attacked and five were murdered within the span of three months. [12] Both Deadline Hollywood and Bloody Disgusting indicated that the film would be released by Orion Pictures, a long-dormant subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, in select theaters on October 16, 2014. Downtown State Line Avenue was decorated with out-of-season Christmas decorations on June 12. MGM’s remake of the 1976 horror film The Town That Dreaded Sundown is moving forward, and some major players have boarded the project behind the scenes. The newspapers called him The Phantom Killer, and referred to his crimes as The Texarkana Moonlight Murders. The creepy trailer for Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy's slasher remake, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, has landed ahead of its Fantastic Fest premiere. They discovered that he sent Jami the email, but they do not believe he is the Phantom. Almost 45 years after Charles B. Pierce’s original THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN was released in 1976, small indie horror director, Brandon Neil Schultz is working on getting a remake of the film in the works. The body count is higher but the gore isn’t over-the-top. [9] Filming in Texarkana began Monday, June 17 and ended in the early morning of June 20. MGM’s horror meta-remake from producers Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy has dropped its first trailer. How Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Remade it: The Town that Dreaded Sundown (2014) Well, that’s not what I expected. 2,56 (133) 133 stemmen . They just announced at the Monsterpalooza Horror Festival that Tim Taylor, who had a supporting role in THE HUNGER GAMES, was in talks to join the cast of the Town That Dreaded Sundown remake. When you don't have a $20 million horror film, which is a typical horror movie studio budget, or a $180 million tent-pole budget, looming down at you, you can try new stuff. The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a disturbing 1976 docudrama based on a string of murders that took place in and around Texarkana in 1946. They want '60s- and '70s- era cars. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Corey Holland and Jami Lerner leave the film to talk and kiss in a secluded area. Short on scares, maybe, but this remake of a notorious … Shots are updated, not just replicated. Confusing itself with an indy film about young angst, including voice-over over music, it never quite manages to be as foreboding or menacing as the original. Since the 2014 film is a "meta-sequel”, there are several allusions to the original film, which is given more focus than the actual crimes. I think he is an amazing, creative force, especially with horror. As of February 2019, the film has grossed over $100k through video sales. The Town That Dreaded Sundown: 7 out of 10: Before I start with the spoiler let me say for the vast length of its running time The Town that Dreaded Sundown is a top quality horror film with good atmosphere and some genuinely top notch scenes. [16], On Rotten Tomatoes, the film received a 66% approval rating based on 29 reviews with an average rating of 5.98/10. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon in his feature-length directorial debut, the film was written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and produced by Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy. On October 31, 2013, in the small town of Texarkana, the local drive-in theater is hosting the Halloween annual showing of the 1976 film The Town That Dreaded Sundown, based on the true story of the Phantom Killer who murdered several people in Texarkana in 1946. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (BluRay/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray] The Town that Dreaded Sundown (1976) With the remake just released I think it is a good time to go back and review the original The Town that Dreaded Sundown.This is a film that truly deserved the remake because it is cult, low budget, interesting premise and with a bit of a touchup it could do wonders. A remake from producer Jason Blum was announced in 2013 with little fanfare. [3] Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon in his feature-length directorial debut, the film was written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa[4] and produced by Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy. It's a really weird movie to remake, and I really like doing weird things.[7]. For the original film, see The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976). The Phantom then calls Jami with Corey's phone, telling her, "I'm going to do it again and again until you make them remember." "[21] Fangoria gave the film three out of four skulls and said "the plot somewhat falls apart in the third act...But despite this disappointing final blow, TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN is still well worth a visit. Genres:Drama, Crime, Thriller, Horror, Mystery. When the film was made available the following year, both horror fans and critics were pleasantly surprised at the results. That's what got me interested in it. [17], The film has been met with mixed to mostly positive reviews. The Town That Dreaded Sundownis a 2014 Americanslasher film, ameta-sequelto the 1976 filmof the same name.Directed byAlfonso Gomez-Rejonin his feature-length directorial debut, the film was written byRoberto Aguirre-Sacasaand produced byJason BlumandRyan Murphy. 2014’s version of The Town that Dreaded Sundown is not a remake of the 1976 movie. The character within the film even offers a potential lead regarding the (new) killer’s identity – blurring the lines between fact and fiction even further. So, he pitched it to me and I really wanted to work with him. Pierce Jr., is actually a character in the remake. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a disturbing 1976 docudrama based on a string of murders that took place in and around Texarkana in 1946. The Town That Dreaded Sundown 2014 has been construed not so much as a remake or a sequel to the 1976 film but what has been called a ‘meta-sequel’ – a fictional film that takes place in a world where events are influenced by and mirror the original. MGM’s horror meta-remake from producers Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy has dropped its first trailer. geplaatst: 7 oktober 2014, 15:36 uur. While lacking in narrative drive, The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a genuinely unsettling thriller that used its rural location and local actors to great effect. A 2014 reboot used the original film as reference. [13][14][15] The film was then released digitally on Video on Demand through Blumhouse Productions' new BH Tilt, a new label which releases films via multi-platform. In director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN , it’s 2013 and a young couple gets attacked during a screening of the Pierce original. Film Review: ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ The 'American Horror Story' team remakes the cult 1976 slasher with gimmicky, mostly unscary results. Ik wil deze zo graag zien!!! The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a remake of the classic docudrama about the Phantom Killer who terrorized Texarkana in 1946. While Foster is attacking Jami, she finds the gun and shoots Foster to death, but it is stated that his body was never found. 0 kevinverwijst . I have had a really good working relationship with him. While leaving town, Jami pulls into a gas station. This month, they tackle the original and remake (or is it a sequel?) "[24], Image Entertainment acquired the U.S. home video distribution rights and released the film on DVD and Blu-ray exclusively at Best Buy on July 7, 2015. In a rather sadistic twist, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN is shown as a free event in the town every October. The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a 1976 docudrama that was based on actual crimes committed in Texarkana in 1946. Johnny is shot to death before Roy is stabbed. Aside from the hooded killer and the location, the two films are completely different. The son of that film's director, Charles B. "[18] Chris Tilly of IGN said the film was "ultimately, not very good. Where to start with the big remake news of the ... might be great in the role, a slightly more sad remake bit is the news that MGM wants to remake the 1976 thriller The Town That Dreaded Sundown. However, band members Johnny and Roy go to a lonely junkyard to experiment sexually, where they are attacked by the real Phantom. The crew then finished filming in Shreveport. 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"[22] Jonathan Romney of The Guardian gave the film three stars and called it "a southern-fried Scream" and said it "proves that a brazen lack of originality doesn’t preclude inventiveness and brio. Dubbed the “Texarkana Moonlight Murders” by the press, eight people were attacked and five were murdered within the span of three months. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon in his feature-length directorial debut, the film was written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and produced by Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy. Not a straight remake of the 1976 cult horror movie, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is more a self-referential homage that takes the original film's legacy and embellishes it. The film starsAddison … Jami and Nick visit Charles Pierce Jr. and learn about Hank McCreedy, a sixth victim of the original Phantom whose story was forgotten. de remake komt ook ergens 2014/15 uit maar die zijn vaak (bijna altijd) … The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a remake/meta-sequel that earns points for some surprisingly mean-spirited violence, and for having as innovative … I didn't find it. Though there was a substantial fanbase for the original film, few were even aware that a new version was in production. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American slasher film, a meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. Jami leaves Texarkana and moves on with her life, later going to college. Pierce. Later, two days before Thanksgiving, Kendra Collins-Thompson and her boyfriend, Daniel Torrens, are killed by the Phantom while having sex at a motel. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American slasher film, a meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. Almost 45 years after Charles B. Pierce’s original THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN was released in 1976, small indie horror director, Brandon Neil Schultz is working on getting a remake of the film in the works. MGM is planning to remake the 1976 flick The Town That Dreaded Sundown.. Pierce gives his opinion that the new Phantom is McCreedy's grandson, because the family was angered that McCreedy's death was not remembered. Three of those days were filmed in Texarkana. The vogue for horror remakes reached its oversaturated nadir during the 00s with precious few of the films saying anything notably new. Jami receives an email from the Phantom, takes it to the police, and reveals her theories about the crimes but they are disproven. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a remake/meta-sequel that earns points for some surprisingly mean-spirited violence, and for having as innovative … There, the Phantom starts firing from a window in a nearby building, killing Lillian and several other people. "[19] Bloody Disgusting praised the film's visuals but said "It’s unfortunate that the script can’t reach the same bar – particularly when it comes to the tired twist ending, which seems to exist simply because the filmmakers assumed audiences would expect it. All things considered, The Town That Dreaded Sundown does exactly what a remake should do; it alerts the viewer to the original movie while still making a case for its own existence. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American slasher film, a meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. Ever since it was first announced, I’ve had an admittedly unhealthy level of optimism invested in Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s The Town That Dreaded Sundown, a meta-remake-sequel of Charles B. A hooded killer terrorized citizens in rural areas surrounding the border between Texas and Kansas. A hooded phantom begins killing people again, this time with a connection to a teenage girl (Addison Timlin) who begins to investigate the crimes. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 1976 American thriller film directed and produced by Charles B. In a rather sadistic twist, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN is shown as a free event in the town every October. MGM is developing a remake of Charles B. Jami is helped with her research into the killings by her former classmate Nick Strain. Starring Andrew Prine and Dawn Wells, and directed by Charles B. After leaving, Nick is killed by the Phantom. Not a straight remake of the 1976 cult horror movie, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is more a self-referential homage that takes the original film’s legacy and embellishes it. Similar to Pierce’s first film, The Legend of Boggy Creek, it captured the distinctive flavor of the area, which added a sense of authenticity that a major studio film could not replicate. Yes, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is -- and I apologize for even invoking the word, overused as it has become -- a "meta" sequel, taking place in a world in which the 1976 film exists and has become an institution in Texarkana. The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a 1976 docudrama that was based on actual crimes committed in Texarkana in 1946. His meta remake does a fantastic job … The Town That Dreaded Sundown had its first screening at the 10th Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas on September 18–25, 2014, which director Gomez-Rejon attended,[10] and then later at Beyond Fest in Los Angeles, California on October 4, 2014. I think he thinks about horror in a really unique way. We just wanted to try it. The Town That Dreaded … She decides to tell her police escort, Deputy Foster, about the incident. Though the film is about Texarkana, most of the film was shot in Shreveport, Louisiana in mid-May 2013 for a six-week shoot. Lillian, Jami's grandmother, finds out that Jami was accepted into a college in California and decides to move there so Jami can go to school. The slasher flick was based on five unsolved, grisly murders in 1946 Texarkana. Pierce’s film was a modest hit on the exploitation circuit, but became a popular video title in the '80s. January 28, ... Alfonso Gomez-Rejon has an affinity for the original Town. The remake takes place in present-day Texarkana with the annual Halloween screening of the 1976 film at a local drive-in. On Christmas Eve, Tillman and a woman he brought home from a bar are killed by the Phantom. of The Town That Dreaded Sundown. While it claimed to be a remake, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s film was, in reality, a post-modern follow-up which acknowledged the Pierce film as well as the actual murders in the 1940s. This strange tradition is utilized in the meta-remake that was released in 2014. A post-modern remake was released in 2014 that used the original film and true crimes as a backdrop for a fictional narrative. ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ Drops First Frightening Trailer (Video) Horror remake, produced by Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, stars Addison Timlin and will open at Fantastic Fest. "[23] However, Benjamin Lee also writing for The Guardian gave it two stars and called it "cookie cutter carnage. Johnny is beaten and Roy gets tied up, whereupon the Phantom recreates the trombone weapon from the original film. Based on one of America’s most baffling murder cases, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a shocking suspense-filled ride you’ll never forget. News of the bizarre and horrific killings transfixed an entire nation on the small town of Texarkana, Texas in early 1946, and the case remains one of the most notorious unsolved crimes in U.S. history. When Jason Blum was asked in an interview why he wanted to remake the original film, he responded: Morales and Deputy Tillman visit Reverend Cartwright at his church. Pierce, The Town That Dre… 2014’s version of The Town that Dreaded Sundown is not a remake of the 1976 movie. Why We Need Another Remake In The 2020s, All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. With Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells, Jimmy Clem. However, Sundown had a bigger budget, which allowed the filmmaker to hire a few marquee names to help sell the film. There, a suicidal teenager shows up dressed as the Phantom is killed, causing the townspeople to believe the murderer is actually dead. How Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Remade it: The Town that Dreaded Sundown (2014) Well, that’s not what I expected. Not a straight remake of the 1976 cult horror movie, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is more a self-referential homage that takes the original film's legacy and embellishes it. Verenigde Staten Horror / Thriller 82 minuten geregisseerd door Alfonso Gomez-Rejon met Addison ... Had nog nooit van het origineel gehoord maar het was zeer slim in de remake verwerkt ( zeker een pluspunt). A hooded killer terrorized citizens in rural areas surrounding the border between Texas and Kansas. Next: New Invasion of the Body Snatchers? Academy Award winner Ben Johnson, TV mainstay Andrew Prine, and Gilligan’s Island’s Dawn Wells added to the legitimacy of the production. Jami tells Nick she is leaving in the morning and they have sex. It is narrated by Vern Stierman, who had narrated Pierce's 1972 film The Legend of Boggy Creek. Jason Blum Talks THE PURGE, the Benefit of a Limited Budget, Why Ethan Hawke Was Right for the Part, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN Remake, and … Pierce, The Town That Dre… The next day, residents secure their houses and go to a town meeting. The story is set in 1946 follows a Texas Ranger Remake: The Town That Dreaded Sundown. In the end, the Phantom's shadow is seen stalking Jami. One is Deputy Foster and the other is Corey, who faked his death. Charles B. Young newcomer Travis Tope has booked the male lead opposite Addison Timlin in MGM’s The Town That Dreaded Sundown.. Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum are producing the remake of … It’s a meta-sequel that’s set in 2013 Texarkana where a copycat of … Following the events of the low-budget 1976 slasher from Charles B. She is shot down by arrows while trying to escape. Chilling first trailer for horror remake The Town That Dreaded Sundown - Movie News | JoBlo.com. 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At the police station, Texas Ranger Lone Wolf Morales takes over the investigation. He brought it to me. According to the website, Timlin will play the lead in an update to the 1976 classic . When Jason Blum was asked in an interview why he wanted to remake the original film, he responded: Ryan Murphy found the movie, brought it to me and said, "I wanna do it". The slasher flick was based on five unsolved, grisly murders in 1946 Texarkana. A post-modern remake was released in 2014 that used the original film and true crimes as a backdrop for a fictional narrative. The remake, or better described as a sequel made nearly 40 years later, to the 1976 classic The Town That Dreaded Sundown, gives a good effort but ultimately doesn't deliver. The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a 1976 docudrama based on unsolved murders in Texarkana in 1946. However, The Town That Dreaded Sundown offers something more complex and intriguing than a straightforward trudge … The Town That Dreaded Sundown premieres at Austin’s Fantastic Fest and then moves to L.A for Beyond Fest before crossing the pond to play at the BFI Film Festival in London. Pierce (THE LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK) played a bit loose with the details of the case, which caused more than a little controversy among those who lost friends or family to the killer’s rampage. The film stars Addison Timlin, Travis Tope, Spencer Treat Clark, Veronica Cartwright and Gary Cole and was one of the last films of Ed Lauter and Edward Herrmann before their deaths in October 2013 and December 2014, respectively. Not a straight remake of the 1976 cult horror movie, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is more a self-referential homage that takes the original film's legacy and embellishes it. The late Charles B. Pierce’s The Town That Dreaded Sundown was a low budget account of the Texarkana Moonlight Murders that occurred in 1946. In director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN , it’s 2013 and a young couple gets attacked during a screening of the Pierce original. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) mijn stem. Pierce's 1976 horror feature "The Town that Dreaded Sundown." Pierce's film. A hooded serial killer terrorizes the residents of a small Arkansas town in 1946. ", This page was last edited on 8 December 2020, at 07:13. Loosely based on the crimes, it used a docudrama format to add weight to what was essentially a horror film capitalizing on the infamous incident. Genres:Drama, Crime, Thriller, Horror, Mystery. The Town That Dreaded Sundown review – a southern-fried Scream 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. Following the events of the low-budget 1976 slasher from Charles B. The long gone serial killer seemingly returned again. The Town That Dreaded Sundown is an upcoming American horror film meta-remake of the 1976 film of the same name. Corey tries to convince Jami they are the same--- that Texarkana trapped them in roles in society that they hated--- but she adamantly rejects his claim. This page is about the remake. It’s a meta-sequel that’s set in 2013 Texarkana where a … Considering the majority of people who catch it won’t have any prior idea of what the hell it’s referencing, this is no mean feat. Pierce. Five people were murdered by an unidentified assailant that the press dubbed The Phantom Killer. It was to be made "low-budget" to keep the same cinéma vérité as Charles B. This strange tradition is utilized in the meta-remake that was released in 2014. "[20] Empire Online gave the film three stars and called it "Smart, fun, mid-list horror with Scream overtones. Pierce's son is still alive and lives in Texarkana. A masked man stalks a town with evil intent, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it. [11] Its international debut was at the BFI London Film Festival on October 14, 2014. Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum are producing the remake of a 1976 horror thriller which is being directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. Jami runs into the old Union train station and finds Nick's body. The American Horror Story creator holds back on all fronts for The Town That Dreaded Sundown remake, taking a producer credit alongside Blumhouse maestro Jason Blum, and … Variety found the film lacking and said "this tediously metatextual exercise conjures few inspired jolts of its own. MGM is planning to remake the 1976 flick The Town That Dreaded Sundown.. Charles Pierce Jr., an actual person who appeared in several of his father’s films, is a character in the follow-up, played by actor Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story). Summer's winding … [5] The film was released on October 16, 2014 by Orion Pictures to positive reviews. While Gomez-Rejon’s film relies a little heavily on post-Scream meta posturing, it manages to be a fairly tense and involving film in its own right. As most horror fans know, the widest media attention given to the Phantom killings came in the form of the original TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN. While immobile, she is confronted by two Phantom Killers. and Tim are back with another episode of Double Murder! While the town of Texarkana was initially rocked and rattled by the tragic events of 1946, The Town that Dreaded Sundown has now grown into a longstanding tradition. It was initially met with resistance towards some of the imagery depicted of the town, while the language of the promotional posters was met with defiance since it stated that the Phantom Killer was still lurking. The Town That Dreaded Sundown takes an interesting route for a remake by acknowledging its past and trying to create something interesting for modern audiences while still holding reverence for its origin; while certainly different, both versions are worthwhile entries in the slasher sub-genre. And the whole point of why my business exists and why I'm such a fanatic about making movies inexpensively is that you get to do different stuff. I didn't know the [original] movie. That's the fun thing. The Town That Dreaded Sundown remake has landed its first cast member in Addison Timlin (Zero Hour, Californication), Deadline reported on Wednesday. Not a straight remake of the 1976 cult horror movie, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is more a self-referential homage that takes the original film's legacy and embellishes it. 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