“Violent Night” is a Brutally Gory and Surprisingly Wholesome Christmas Classic [Review]

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the night, Santa was kicking ass and putting up a fight.  At least that’s the plot of the new Christmas action/thriller Violent Night, starring none other than Stranger Things’ David Harbour.  One part Die Hard, one part Home Alone, with a dash of sentimental Christmas magic, Violent Night is as entertaining and heartwarming as it is brutally … Continue reading “Violent Night” is a Brutally Gory and Surprisingly Wholesome Christmas Classic [Review]

Chucky: “Chucky Actually” Review

Following an incredibly eventful and climactic exorcism and crossover of every character important to the franchise, no one knew how or where the season finale of Chucky would then take the story.  If last week’s episode was the climax, this was very much the epilogue to the season, which tied up loose ends, but also set things up for what comes next… Christmas Surprises Much … Continue reading Chucky: “Chucky Actually” Review

Top 10 Killer Santas from Movies and TV

Known for his jolly laugh, love for milk and cookies, and penchant for making more deliveries in one night that is humanly possible, Santa Claus remains one of the most iconic and enduring symbols and figures of Christmas itself. He brings joy to millions of people, and for some odd reason also helps advertise for Coca-Cola.  As loving and jolly as he can be however, … Continue reading Top 10 Killer Santas from Movies and TV

Creepshow Holiday Special – Review

The spirit of Creepmas is alive and well over at Shudder.  While Season 2 has been delayed, horror fans were graced with an animated special in October, and now for December, our gift is the Creepshow Holiday Special! The 45 minute long single story is based on a J.A. Konrath short story, and written and directed by showrunner Greg Nicotero.  It’s a bizarrely fun Christmas … Continue reading Creepshow Holiday Special – Review

Anna and the Apocalypse: The Bizarrely Awesome Christmas Gem

Second only to Halloween, Christmas a holiday that fits perfectly with horror (more on that here).  Between Black Christmas, Gremlins, Silent Night, Deadly Night, and many others, there’s no shortage of yuletide terror to keep horror fans satisfied during the Christmas season. However none are quite as unique as 2017’s Anna and the Apocalypse.  What started as a sleeper indie hit in the UK, has … Continue reading Anna and the Apocalypse: The Bizarrely Awesome Christmas Gem

Why Christmas and Horror Go Hand-in-Hand

There seems to be a slasher film for just about every holiday out there.  Between Leprechaun for St. Patrick’s Day, Uncle Sam for the 4th of July, and April Fool’s Day/Mother’s Day for their titular holidays, horror fans can find maybe one or two films for any time of year. But when it comes to Christmas, suddenly that number skyrockets.  Halloween seems to get the … Continue reading Why Christmas and Horror Go Hand-in-Hand