The highly-anticipated follow-up to 1995's Tales from the Hood is debuting later this month at the Fantasia International Film Festival, which is sure to premiere to a rapt audience. While many of us might not be able to catch a theatrical screening, the film will be landing on Blu-ray on October 2nd. Check out a trailer for the film above.
The sequel to the groundbreaking original film Tales from the Hood reunites Executive Producer Spike Lee and writers/directors/producers Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott for an all-new gripping, horrifying, and oftentimes devilishly comical anthology. This next installment will keep viewers on the edge of their seats, as they course through several stories that explore socially relevant topics from the past and present.
While the original film might not have become an immediate cultural sensation, the effectiveness of the anthology has resonated with horror fans, leading to it becoming regarded as one of the more entertaining anthologies of the last few decades, which also carries with it interesting cultural themes.
One of the most successful films of last year was Get Out, a movie in which writer/director Jordan Peele used the horror genre to deliver a message about racism and our cultural climate, all while delivering an enthralling and entertaining narrative. Tales from the Hood might not have earned the critical acclaim enjoyed by
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Tales from the Hood 2 premieres on Friday, July 13th and hits Blu-ray on October 2nd.2comments
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