Gruesome Reviews

“Krampus Unleashed” (2016): The Anti-Santa Returns to Spread Christmas Fear

After spending hundreds of years hidden away in the depths of Austro-Bavarian folklore, the Krampus is now a staple of holiday horror cinema.   Last year, Michael Dougherty’s Krampus brought yuletide terror back to the masses and introduced unacquainted audiences to the mythology behind the European Christmas demon.   To coincide with the release of […]

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Interview: Andy Powers (Clown)

Andy Powers is a classically trained actor originally from El Paso, TX. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, he spent the next four years in Off Broadway Theatre developing new work from young playwrights with the Barrow Group Theatre, The Cherry Lane Alternative, Second Stage, and The Hypothetical Theatre […]

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[Podcast] Krampus – Episode 140 – Horror News Radio

December is upon us and winter is whistling down from the north. This years horror fans are treated to a holiday gift from director Michael Dougherty, his yule-time instant classic Krampus. The grue-crew review and rave about the effect heavy monster fest. Dave  begins the  HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK segment with news about a […]

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“Krampus” (2015): An Instant Holiday Horror Classic, Doughtery’s Gift to Horror Fans Everywhere

Writer/Director Michael Dougherty takes another stab  at focusing on horror during the holidays with his latest fright fest, Krampus. This time he shifts his attention from Halloween to the myths and origins of jolly old Saint Nick of Christmas tales by playing with the European legends of Krampus, referred to here as the shadow of […]

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“A Christmas Horror Story” (2015): Perfectly Blends the Holidays with Mirth and Mayhem

Horror anthologies are on the rise from ABCs of Death to the VHS films to the upcoming Tales of Halloween. RLJ Entertainment and Image Entertainment mix Halloween horror with Christmas cheer into four holiday-blended tales, along with William Shatner as their surrogate Crypt Keeper, to bring their latest effort A Christmas Horror Story to VOD […]