Dec 24, 2016
If you think about it, the imagery around Christmas is really kind of freaky.
A big man in a red suit can get into your house while you’re sleeping. And you leave food out for him!
Ancient tales about the Santa-type characters tell very scary figures who hunt for children during the long nights around the Winter Solstice. You’d think with all this material that there would be a lot of great Christmas horror movies. You’d be wrong then.
But there are some movies that have dealt with all the imagery and the emotions that arise during the season and have managed to provide some good scares. In this episode, I’ll talk about some of the better Christmas horror films. Among this group you should be able to find something to give you some good chills during this Yuletide season.
Thanks for listening.
If you like the show, please consider writing a review on iTunes or Google Play. It really helps. Thanks a lot for listening.
You can now subscribe to the Hellbent for Horror podcast now available on iTunes, Google Play, PlayerFM, and Stitcher.
You can keep up with Hellbent for Horror on iTunes @iTunesPodcasts
iTunes link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hellbent-for-horror/id1090978706
Google Play link:https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ibsk2i4bbprrplyvs37c6aqv2ny
Stitcher link: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/hellbent-for-horror?refid=stpr
For you, the listeners of Hellbent for Horror, Audible is offering a free audiobook download with a free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to check out their service.
To download your free audiobook today, go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/HellbentForHorror
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Christmas Cruelty (2013)
Wolf Creek (2005)
Santa's Slay (2005)
Jack Frost (1997)
Gingerbread Man (2005)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
The Children (2008)
Black Christmas (1975)