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The Town The Dreaded Sundown
Rated: N/A
Release Date: February 3,1977
Running Time: 90 Minutes
Starring: Ben Johnson (The Swarm, Terror Train) Andrew Prine (Freddy's Nightmares, V) Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island)
Director: Charles Pierce
Writer:Earl E Smith
DVD Extras: Not on DVD
The Story:Set in the late 40's the residents of Texarkana, Texas are left terrorized by a mysterious hooded killer who is stalking victims during the evening and leaving the local police at a loss.
Tag line:In 1946 this man killed five people... Today he still lurks the streets of Texarkana, Ark.
Where I picked this up: Old VHS

After Charles Pierce's passing earlier this month, it was time to finally track down a movie that had kept me wondering for a few years now. Why you ask well I will tell you. Going to Flashback weekend and hanging out with the Monster Kids Classic Horrors Film Board I have heard allot about this movie. From gray market copies to really hard to pass up …

Power Man 5000 - Somewhere On The Other Side of Nowhere

Lead singer Spider (aka Michael Cummings the younger brother of Rob Zombie), the underground electro-metal band Powerman 5000 earned a popular cult following after 1997's "True Force" but it was not until the Napster craze that I found "Mega-Kung Fu Radio". After that, I was hooked. This new space age sounding electro metal was a new sound I have been waiting for. Then came "Tonight the Stars Re-Volt" that the band found its legs. Their love for old Sci-Fi and Horror flicks really help drive the sound of this band. But then came a string of not so powerful albums. Even so the band stayed together putting out their sound to the fans for over 12 years now. I was looking to give them a new shot and picked up the CD "Somewhere on the other side of nowhere". It is not to bad in fact I was unaware of their new tracks until this week. The release date was October 2009. After hearing "V is for Vampire" on the radio last week, I picked it …

Charles B. Pierce 1938-2010

Another one of our genre's unsung heroes has passed on, and while he's not exactly a huge name in the industry, two of his films have been nothing if not influential to a lot of filmmakers still toiling away today.
Filmmaker Charles Pierce who was best known for his two films The Legend of Boggy Creek and The Town that Dreaded Sundown, has passed on quietly at the age of just 71 in his Dover, Tennessee, Nursing Home.
Charles also worked on such other classics as Boggy Creek 2: And the Legend Continues, Sudden Impact, Coffey, Killer Bees, and The Outlaw Josey Wales.