Tag: Fear of Santa Claus

Fear of Santa Claus: Television Edition Pt 2 (And All Through the House, Tales From the Crypt, S1 Ep2, 1989)

EC was the controversial publisher of crime and horror comics in the 1950’s.  The comics code kind of killed them.  Funny enough, the EC Comics stories were very “moral”.  Each story involved people doing evil and getting their comeuppance.  In 1972 there was a… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus: Television Edition Pt 2 (And All Through the House, Tales From the Crypt, S1 Ep2, 1989)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 14 (Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, 2010)

Of all the movies I have watched for this series, this Finnish production is the best of the lot.  It is a terrific and creative movie.  In the Korvatunturi Mountains two young boys spy on an excavation mission to locate the grave of Santa… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 14 (Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, 2010)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 13 (Sint, 2010)

Sint (known as Saint here in the United States) is a contribution from the Netherlands.  In this horror film, Saint Nick was not such a nice guy.  He was a disgraced Bishop who would lead his followers to slaughter and pillage villages.  The people… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 13 (Sint, 2010)”

Fear of Santa Claus pt 12 (Elves, 1989)

There are two memorable things about the movie Elves.  It is about little Nazi monsters that are an experiment to create racial purity that seek to mate with some teen girls.  Ew.  It also stars Grizzly Adams himself, Dan Haggerty.  Haggerty died back in… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus pt 12 (Elves, 1989)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 11 (To All a Good Night, 1980)

Last House on the Left’s David Hess directed one movie.  And To All A Good Night tells you why his directing career began and ended with this film. Two years after a tragic accident a person in a Santa suit goes around killing kids… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 11 (To All a Good Night, 1980)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 10 (A Christmas Horror Story, 2015)

A Christmas Horror Story is in the vein of Creepshow or the more recent Trick Or Treat.  There are several stories, all loosely connected by by characters.  For example, one story follows a teenager and her family, while her boyfriend is a part of… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 10 (A Christmas Horror Story, 2015)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 9 (Don’t Open Til Christmas, 1984)

The same year we got Silent Night Deadly Night, we got Don’t Open Til Christmas.  Unlike all the films we have seen here so far, this British film is not about a killer Santa.  It is about a killer of Santas. Basically, anyone in… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 9 (Don’t Open Til Christmas, 1984)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 8 (Santa’s Slay, 2005)

Probably one of the most unique takes on Santa Claus in this series…Santa’s Slay suggests that Santa was not a jolly saint…but rather a demon who lost a bet to an angel…but now that the bet is over, Santa goes on a rampage of… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 8 (Santa’s Slay, 2005)”

Fear of Santa Claus Part 6 (Silent Night, 2012)

In this 2012 remake of the original film, Santa has something he was missing in the first film.  A freaking flame thrower. The film opens right away with Santa killing an adulterous couple.  He then shows up at the front door of a greedy… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Part 6 (Silent Night, 2012)”

Fear of Santa Claus Pt 3 (Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out, 1989)

In the 3rd installment, things get weird.  The first two films were straight up slasher films.  This film introduces a psychic blind girl who has a connection to Ricky.  Ricky was not killed in the second film…instead he is in a coma and someone… Continue Reading “Fear of Santa Claus Pt 3 (Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out, 1989)”