[We Love ’90s Horror] ‘Tales from the Hood’ Delivered Anthology Horror With the Bite of Social Commentary

The ‘90s often get a bad rap with horror fans. After the numerous successful slashers and creature effects films of the ’80s, the ‘90s offered a different variety of horror fare. Though there were plenty of hits, hidden gems, and misunderstood classics, the ‘90s usually don’t get the kind of love that other decades get when it comes to horror. It’s time to change that.

The ‘90s were a great time for anthology horror. It was so good that we even got shows like Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Goosebumps for kids! Yes, there were plenty of cinematic short story offerings in the ‘90s, but one that stands out from the crowd is Rusty Cundieff’s Tales from the Hood.

Like most anthology horror setups, we’re given a framing story and a selection of ghoulish morality tales. The wraparound centers around three young men who visit a funeral parlor to buy some drugs from the bizarre owner, Mr. Simms (Clarence Williams III). As they make their way through the mortuary, Mr. Simms begins to tell the trio stories revolving around some of his recent arrivals.

Read More – [We Love ’90s Horror] ‘Tales from the Hood’ Delivered Anthology Horror With the Bite of Social Commentary – Bloody Disgusting

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