BULLSEYE OR MISFIRE: The Town That Dreaded Sundown Reviews

By Dr. Know on October 17th, 2014

Critic Reviews for The Town That Dreaded Sundown

via Rotten Tomatoes

The ‘American Horror Story’ team remakes the cult 1976 slasher with gimmicky, mostly unscary results.

Full Review… | October 16, 2014
Variety
Top Critic

Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon shoots The Town that Dreaded Sundown brilliantly, getting a lot of shots from within the environment so we feel like we’re in there.

Full Review… | October 7, 2014
Nuke the Fridge

While the original was a more serious and thought provoking experience, this is a stylish and occasionally brutal true crime feature.

Full Review… | October 7, 2014
JoBlo’s Movie Emporium

Gomez-Rejon’s classic-slasher-update finds a unique way to repurpose Charles B. Pierce’s original material, creating a sequel/remake hybrid that’s fun enough for some cheap date night scares.

Full Review… | September 24, 2014
We Got This Covered

While “Town That Dreaded Sundown” is ambitious and supremely weird, it fails to cohere into something more resonant.

Full Review… | September 22, 2014
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