The 13th Floor

Films Scary Fun 

You’d Better Watch Out, or Santa and Krampus Will Make You Their CHRISTMAS B***H!

At this point, not only have horror fans totally embraced the infamous Germanic holiday demon known as Krampus [thanks in part to eye-opening articles like these, thank you very much], but popular culture has also managed to catch up with the Krampus Kraze… but in the process, the monstrous hell-spawned punisher of naughty children might […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

MR. ELF: A Creepypasta Christmas Story

This horrifying holiday tale was first posted to the infamous Reddit community NoSleep — home of the world’s most chilling creepypastas — by user manen_lyset, who recounted the arrival of an unexpected nocturnal Christmas visitor. The previous year, at a post-Christmas clearance sale, the author found an interesting gadget: a tree ornament containing a miniature […]

Films 

Slashback! The Screen’s First Slasher Santa Claus — TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (1980)

Nothing suits an old-school slasher flick better than a holiday or other significant calendar event, and since HALLOWEEN and FRIDAY THE 13TH were already spoken for by 1980, producers turned their sights back to Christmas — already prime fodder for body-count horror since Bob Clark’s seminal 1974 classic BLACK CHRISTMAS, and later the setting for […]

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 […]