This effective low-budget horror anthology, which features an ensemble cast of familiar faces, manages to capture the look and feel of the classic E.C. horror comics of the 1950s without resorting to the kind of overly dramatic comic-book lighting used by George Romero in CREEPSHOW. In the
small town of Oldfield, Tennessee, Julian White (Vincent Price) relates four hideous tales to curious news reporter Bess Chandler (Susan Tyrrell). The first concerns Stanley Burnside (Clu Gulager), a bespectacled middle-aged nerd who finally works up enough nerve to ask a beautiful young coworker
out on a date. The second story shows small-time hood Jesse Hardwicke (Terry Kiser) ...