Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (Hellbent)
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Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (Hellbent)
An entertaining hybrid of Amicus-style horror anthology and gritty low-budget western, this first-time effort from writer-director Wayne Coe succeeds where many such genre-bending attempts have failed. The quartet of uneven but well-mounted stories are spun around a desert campfire by grizzled, menacing bounty hunter Morrison (a rousingly hammy James Earl Jones) and wet-behind-the-ears city slicker Farley (Brad Dourif). Morrison starts off with the tale of an Indian tribe's ritual revenge against the drunken cracker who desecrates their sacred burial ground; When Farley seems interested… More
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"They certainly are."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"If only the tales were as clever as the title."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com