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Films 

Not So Silent Night: Five Horror Movies for Christmas

Halloween has come and gone, and we Americans have eaten our Thanksgiving turkeys as the fall leaves turn into winter snow. As the days get shorter and the nights longer, as we perspire near the fire and drink hot cocoa, as we build snowmen and decorate trees, we, all of us, think the same thought… […]

Films 

This LUCHAGORE CHRISTMAS Short Should Get You In The Holiday Spirit!

Here’s a quickie, creepy short film that should satiate your appetite for the macabre this Christmas! It comes from filmmaker / actress / cinematic jack-of-all-trades Gigi Saul Guerrero, whose previous horror shorts such as DIA DE LOS MUERTOS and MEXICO BARBARO have been killing (pun intended) on the festival circuit these last few years. It’s only 2 […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE – SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT (1984) / SILENT NIGHT (2012)

To me, the key to a truly great “remake” of a pre-existing horror film is simple. Would the new update make a good double feature with the original movie? When it comes to programming a double bill, the goal is to find two movies with a similar theme that would complement each other. And there’s […]

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HO-HO-HORROR: The 11 Essential Christmas Horror Movies

Christmas is a time for giving, for good cheer, and for bonding with your family. It is also a time for murder, if the horror community has anything to say about it. Yes, nestled within the canon of Christmas movie classics like IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET is a whole subgenre […]

Films 

A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY Arrives Early For Halloween!

I love Christmas themed horror. And it looks like this year, we’ll have plenty of new movies to add to our annual holiday viewing with Michael Dougherty’s highly anticipated KRAMPUS on queue, as well as Spooky Dan Walker’s SLAY BELLES gearing up for a winter debut. But here’s one that’s coming a bit early! On October […]