Screamish Presents

12 DAYS OF HORROR

Tis' the season to SLAY, and what better way to KILL some time with FIENDS and family than watching 12 great holiday horror movies! 

TREEVENGE

TREEVENGE – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 1

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Treevenge (2008) Dir: Jason Eisner From the creator and director of ‘Hobo With A Shotgun’ comes Treevenge. Shot in the style of 70s & 80s exploitation films, this Christmas story tells a tale of sentient Christmas trees who seek vengeance on the families who hack down, decorate and humiliate Christmas trees each year. Carnage & Chaos ensues, including some of...

BLACK CHRISTMAS – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 2

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Black Christmas (1974) Dir: Bob Clark Easily the most recognized and iconic Christmas Horror film of all time. Especially for us Canadians. Black Christmas is loosely based on a series of murders which took place over Christmas in Montreal and shot entirely in my hometown of Toronto. Cited by Film Historians as one of the first Slasher Films, as well...

Silent Night, Deadly Night – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 3

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) Dir: Charles Sellier After witnessing his parents being murdered by someone dressed as Santa to then become orphaned by abusive Nuns. Our protagonist Billy Chapman grows up increasingly disturbed, especially around Christmas time where his PTSD is triggered to go on a murder spree. Of course, dressed in a Santa Suit. The idea of a...

Rare Exports – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 4

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Rare Exports (2010)   Dir: Jalmari Helander The origin story of Santa you probably DON’T want to see. Finnish residents living near the Korvatunturi Mountains discover the secret behind the elusive Christmas icon. Our story is set on top of Korvatunturi, where a team of British researchers unearth an ancient burial ground, built by the Saami (Ancient Indigenous peoples of...

Jack Frost – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 5

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Jack Frost (1997) Dir: Who Cares In the fictional town of Snowmonton, a truck carrying serial killer Jack Frost to his execution crashes into a pesky ‘genetics’ truck. Somehow this causes the genetic material to mutate and fuse together with the snow on the ground. Left for dead, his body melts away. However…Later Jack Frost returns as a homicidal Snowman...

The Gingerdead Man – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 6

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

The Gingerdead Man (2005) Dir: Charles Band From former Empire Pictures creator, who released films such as: Ghoulies, Re-Animator, Puppet Master & Subspecies comes ‘The Gingerdead Man’. A shlock cinema masterpiece starring Gary Busey as a homicidal Gingerbread man, created from gingerbread spice mix and the ashes of a deceased serial killer, who goes on a small-town rampage. Not much...

The Dorm That Dripped Blood – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 7

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) Dir: Stephen Carpenter Another crash course in 80s Slasher Classics. During The Christmas Holidays College students are stalked and brutally murdered by an unknown maniac… The Dorm That Dripped blood gained popularity mainly around it’s cult status following landing itself on the infamous UK ‘Video Nasties’ list. Alongside Classic films such as: Cannibal Holocaust,...

Santa’s Slay – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 8

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Santa’s Slay (2005) Dir: David Steiman What do 90s TV icon Fran Drescher & Famous WWE Wrestler Goldberg have in common? They both share the screen in this hilarious Christmas Horror tale. Set in the Township of Hell, Santa Claus (portrayed by Goldberg) terrorizes the town and murders over 30 people in a variety of hilarious ways. Including a Jewish...

Elves – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 9

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Elves (1981) Dir: Jeffrey Mandell When a teenager clumsily cuts her hand during a ‘anti Christmas’ Pagan ritual. The spilt blood awakens an ancient demonic Nazi elf. Who is the central figure in a Neo Nazi race war plot! It’s revealed that Hitler instead dreamed of a race of half human/elf hybrids (it is also revealed that elves figured heavily...

Krampus – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 10

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Krampus (2015) Dir: Michal Dougherty Similar to Rare Exports, in its focus on European Folklore. This Dark Fantasy which follows a family who learns a very hard lesson in losing the Holiday Spirit. Together for the Holidays, this group of Christmas grouches quickly discover they are being hunted by Krampus. A figure in European Folklore, Krampus is a horned anthropomorphic...

Christmas Evil – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 11

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

Christmas Evil (1980) Dir: Lewis Jackson Touted as “The greatest Christmas film of all time” by John Waters, Christmas Evil (also known as You Better Watch Out and Terror in Toyland) is a psychological study and mildly obscure title, which has more recently achieved cult status. After being sexually abused by his father (dressed as Santa Claus) Harry gets a...

À L’intérieur – 12 Days Of Horror: Day 12

A List Of The Best Christmas Horror Movies Of All Time

À L’intérieur / Inside (2007) Dir: Alexandre Bustillo + Julien Maury Although Inside may not centre around Christmas or the Holiday Season. It takes place on Christmas Eve, which plays into this brutal revenge films’ plot perfectly. A (literal) gut-wrenching story of a grieving pregnant widow alone for Christmas who receives a mysterious guest at her home who will do...
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