Release: 2018-07-13 Give chances for sinners to repent, then eternally punish them if they fail to do so. [2] "I've always had an interest kind of in, I don't know if it was because of that moment, but child abuse, domestic violence is always kind of had some weird place in my head. Sign up for our Email Newsletters here. Mr. SimmsOld ManSatan

Carl's burnt and twisted corpse is in the coffin in Simms' Funeral Home. This article is a stub and is in need of expansion. I guess you didn't make it! Welcome to Hell, motherfuckers!

Each one addresses some kind of relevant issue: racist cops, domestic violence, people who inexcusably cling to the ideals of the Jim Crow South, and black-on-black killings. Metger is injured, but he manages to stop the doll by beating it with an American Flag. "[2] Shortly after the play wrapped, Cundieff said Darin Scott suggested they collaborate on a horror movie. One of the dolls is seen under the floorboard as Rhodie leaves. : Crazy K meets an inmate (Rick Dean) who is a homicidal white supremacist and raves about killing black people and the end of days for blacks.

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Mr. Simms His mom had the opposite reaction: "My mom was an introvert, but she was great. [after telling Crazy K's story]  No - you just kill them. Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die. The third story shows Corbin Bernsen as a racist politician who gets what's coming to him. Later, he rewatches Rhodie's footage and realized that he died because he tripped over the doll. The Aisle Seat critic, Mike McGranaghan, is a member of the Online Film Critics Society and the Broadcast Film Critics Association. What you sayin'? : : Horror is back in the hood! Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. I'll tell you about Clarence here along the way - unless, of course, you're scared. More vitally, they give you something to think about. document.write(" " + today.getFullYear() + " "); According to Cundieff, Universal Pictures currently holds the rights to the film, but there were no prints available to reissue the film on the Blu-ray format in 2015. This horror anthology was directed by Rusty Cundieff, who first broke onto the scene with the rap comedy Fear of a Black Hat. If we dead then what we doin' in a funeral home with your crazy ass? This angers Crazy K and causes him to punch him in the face. At the funeral, Eli warns Metger to leave the house before he ends up like Rhodie.

Tales from the Hood Here, it's Clarence Williams III as the manic-demonic Mr. Simms, who owns a funeral home invaded by three homeboys looking to retrieve a stolen cache of drugs. The first thing I noticed was that the narrator, Mr. Simms… Mr. Simms explains the final moments of the man known as Crazy K. Jerome "Crazy K" Johns (Lamont Bentley) is a violent gang member and homicidal psychopath who has killed many people mercilessly.

“Tales from the Hood 2” will be available for Blu-ray, DVD, digital, and on-demand viewing Oct. 2. An anthology which tells five terrifying tales inspired by the E.C. Duke Metger (Corbin Bernsen) is an obnoxious and racist Southern senator, and a former member of the Ku Klux Klan. Her manager Park (Jaime M. Callica) gets her a job taking care of Marie … In South Central Los Angeles, a trio gang of drug dealers, Stack (Joe Torry), Ball (De'Aundre Bonds) and Bulldog (Samuel Monroe Jr.), arrive at Simms' Funeral Home to purchase some drugs from Mr. Simms (Clarence Williams III), the mortuary's eccentric owner. The story is narrated throughout by Clarence Williams III, obviously having lots of fun. Numerous supernatural powers, likely on a near-limitless level as Satan. As they pass the open caskets, Simms relates gruesome stories about the occupants' deaths to the increasingly restless young men. Each drug dealer finds that the casket he opens contains their corpse, revealing that they were dead all this time. Shudderfest to Take Place on October 31st, Full Schedule Announced! Despite being Satan the character of Mr. Simms is a kind of morality teacher who manifests to characters who are corrupt or evil (sinners) - he tells stories as a way to try and get these sinners to repent their evil ways and when they inevitably fail to do so he reveals his true Satanic form and punishes them for their own inability to change their ways. This story is the most eerie and shows the most imagination. Occupation View production, box office, & company info. The mysterious man lures in three young thugs and tells them four stories before revealing to them that they were dead the entire time, and that they are in Hell for their crimes. He warns everyone that it is not a myth. You see, those types can't be rehabilitated... you just kill them. She had no problem. He asks the dealers to help him get the drugs, and as the four make their way through the building, relates stories about some of the dead bodies in the funeral home. After you killed Crazy K, a few of his boys killed you! Cundieff said he went home and told his dad, who was a detective in the juvenile division of the Pittsburgh police: "He said, 'I can't mess with those whites.' Mr. Simms Tales from the Hood The honor is well-deserved. A lengthy chase ensues, with the two cops fleeing by patrol car. In the TV version, why is Walter's body shown in the coffin if he managed to kill Carl? Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Scream Factory, clearly recognizing the importance of Tales from the Hood, releases it in a Collector's Edition Blu-ray on April 18, with the exemplary bonus content fans have come to expect from their titles. What happens in them is appropriately eerie. We dead, motherfucker?

In response, Smith convinces the three police officers involved in the death to meet him at Moorehouse's grave. Mr. Simms (1995).

google_ad_width = 468; Goals var today = new Date(); This is an entertaining, informative look back. Terrified, Metger turns around to see an army of dolls. : [2] He remembered visiting a friend's house, who lived down the block from his childhood home in Pittsburgh, and seeing his friend's younger sister "gagged and hogtied" in the basement. Renee Ann Byrd . Per its official synopsis, horror fans can expect “bloodcurdling stories about lust, greed, pride, and politics through tales with demonic dolls, possessed psychics, vengeful vixens and historical ghosts. He just felt that even with his badge and with his position he wasn't in a position to deal with that," Cundieff told Jordan Gass-Poore', host of the podcast Pod of Madness. He is transported back to the moment when he was shot, and he is finished off by the three gunmen. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-3816304359324152"; While there are admittedly a few rough edges in the film (mostly budgetary), there's no doubt that this is something of a landmark genre picture. Both films were written by former “Chappelle’s Show” director Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott. The man then asks Crazy K the race of the victims he killed, silencing Crazy K. The man grows fond of him and he tells him that there will be a few black people who will be spared as long as they think like him. Build up your Halloween Watchlist with our list of the most popular horror titles on Netflix in October. This film provides examples of: : "It has to be about something. Tales from the Hood is a 1995 horror comedy drama anthology film directed by Rusty Cundieff and executive-produced by Spike Lee.