Dallas Jackson (2018)



Our Score
A childhood prank turns nasty and sends innocent victim Chauncey Page to jail in this urban mash-up of Prom Night and I Know What You Did Last Summer. Years later, the pranksters attending Compton High get a shock when a freed Chauncey (Jason Woods), now a hooded teenage hulk, is back on the streets of their neighbourhood. Could he be thirsting for vengeance or is it just mere coincidence that his grown-up tormentors are meeting grisly ends? It's certainly refreshing change to feature a black cast at the mercy of maniac mayhem in South Central, LA, but the pacing and the gore quota leaves much to be desired. A worthy stab at the slasher genre, then, but with old-school slayers like Halloween's Michael Myers and Child's Play devil-doll Chucky still enjoying regular makeovers, the bogeyman bar remains too high for this underpowered effort.

Cast & Crew

Lisa Walker Jessica Allain
Derrick Jackson Luke Tennie
Ty Reynolds Mitchell Edwards
Gina Brown Paige Hurd
Tiffany Rodriguez Chelsea Rendon
Andre Dixon Tequan Richmond
Kim Morris Pepi Sonuga
Chauncey Page Jason Woods
Detective Raymond Jackson Mykelti Williamson
Principal Hurd RZA
Eddie Gomez Michael Ocampo
Director Dallas Jackson
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