Christmas and horror are two great tastes that taste great together. Claustrophobia sets in around mid-December, when it’s frozen outside and you’re huddled indoors with volatile monsters you spend the rest of the year trying to avoid, so “Christmas Horror” as a genre was always going to happen. Starting with HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (1972) and running up through last year’s ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE, there’s a long and deeply checkered tradition for Christmas horror. Here are five films to settle in with when the nights start getting longer.
We want to terrify you!