Krampus

  • Beyond Krampus: Four More European Christmas Legends

    In the past couple years, Krampus has risen substantially in Western culture. We’ve seen more than one movie featuring the beast – though not all are good. Last year, Michael Dougherty released Krampus (read my glowing review here), causing Americans celebrating Christmas to go absolutely crazy over the beast. But that’s...
  • Yuletide Fear: 8 Holly Jolly Christmas Horror Films

    I love Christmas. I love absolutely everything about the holiday season. But at the same time, I don’t want to fully take a break from my steady diet of horror films. Thankfully, I’m not the only person in the world to think like this. There’s a whole plethora of...
  • You better not Pout, You Better not Cry-Krampus is coming to town a review

      Review: Krampus (2015)   Could Michael Dougherty’s latest horror-holiday hybrid Krampus be a new Christmas classic? I’ll tell you in a bit. First, let’s talk a bit about Dougherty. If you’re not familiar with his 2007 Halloween flick Trick ‘r’ Treat, stop what you’re doing immediately and go...
  • What is Krampus?

    What is Krampus?   This Friday, Michael Dougherty, creator of the cult-classic Halloween film Trick ‘r’ Treat returns with a new holiday-themed feature…except this time, it’s focused on Christmas instead of Halloween. Krampus will be unleashed upon the general public December 4th, but before you go see it, let’s...