American gothic gets a lot of play on TV and film. There’s last year’s mystery drama American Gothic, the upcoming horror film American Gothic, and the 1995 Sam Raimi-produced bug nut crazy TV show American Gothic. Southern gothic, the much more fun and fantastical localized form of the gothic genre, gets much less…
The walls of the old Bryce Plantation ooze blood, in creepiest scene from 2004's Evil Remains. This horror film about a slasher wearing the head of a dead dog mostly relies on ridiculous Southern gothic cliches. Allow us to demonstrate.
This werewolf-hunting scene has everything: the overzealous mayor, the cross-eyed lunatic, the growling sheriff, and the local landed-gentry lady who can't understand why everyone holds her brother's lyncathropy against him.