The Top 5 Best Slasher Treats to Cut Through Your Christmas Stockings

The exploitative sub-genre known as the slasher film is a very basic type of horror rarely challenging its audience. It relies purely on its unsophistication with familiar tropes to entertain, employing a simple chase-and-kill formula with often campy and cheesy… Continue Reading


Brainwaves Episode 27 – Holiday Spectacular Featuring Silent Night, Deadly Night’s Scott Schneid – Listen Now!

Scott Schneid Brainwaves

Our final show of 2016 was as festive as you could hope for, and that’s a good thing since we’re taking December 28th off for the holidays! Scott Schneid, the producer of one of the single most controversial horror films… Continue Reading


TONIGHT! #Brainwaves Episode 27 – Holiday Spectacular Featuring Scott Schneid – Producer of Silent Night, Deadly Night!

Scott Schneid Brainwaves

Our final show of 2016 will be taking place TONIGHT (yes, we’re taking the 28th off for the holidays), and it’s gonna be brimming with yuletide terrors! Joining us will be the producer of one of the single most controversial… Continue Reading


Dig it! #Brainwaves Episode 27 – Holiday Spectacular Featuring Scott Schneid – Producer of Silent Night, Deadly Night!

Scott Schneid Brainwaves

Our final show of 2016 will be taking place on Wednesday, December 21st (yes, we’re taking the 28th off for the holidays), and it’s gonna be brimming with yuletide terrors! Joining us will be the producer of one of the… Continue Reading


Movie Battle: Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) vs. Silent Night (2012)

It’s almost Christmas! Pull out the stockings, hang up the mistletoe, and grab your favorite Christmas-themed horror movies! While traditionally a time for big blockbusters and sentimental classics, horror fans have plenty of entertaining fare to enjoy during the holidays.… Continue Reading


30th Anniversary Silent Night, Deadly Night Retrospective: Part 3

After Silent Night, Deadly Night: Part 2 failed to garner even half the reaction that the original film did, the subsequent installments in the franchise from that point forward all went straight-to-video. It was in 1989 that rights holders LIVE… Continue Reading


30th Anniversary Silent Night, Deadly Night Retrospective: Part 2

At the end of Silent Night, Deadly Night, young Ricky inherits a Chapman family heirloom: the blood-soaked axe that his big brother picked up from Ira’s Toys, and used to cut off the heads of humans and snowmen alike. Given… Continue Reading


30th Anniversary Silent Night, Deadly Night Retrospective: Part 1

By the time 1984 rolled around, the sanctity of Jesus’ birth had already been more than tarnished in horror cinema, movies like 1972’s Tales from the Crypt and 1980’s Christmas Evil bringing killers dressed as Santa Claus to the big… Continue Reading


Giveaway: Win Silent Night, Deadly Night and Christmas Evil Vinyl Soundtracks from Death Waltz

Last month we exclusively broke the news here on Dread that Death Waltz Recording Company was releasing vinyl soundtracks for both Silent Night, Deadly Night and Christmas Evil, which shortly thereafter became instant sellouts. If you missed out, you’re in… Continue Reading


Exclusive: Death Waltz Recording Co. Releasing 30th Anniversary Silent Night, Deadly Night Vinyl Soundtrack

Silent Night, Deadly Night

This year is the 30th anniversary of many classic horror films, one of them being Silent Night, Deadly Night. A highly controversial slasher about a killer Santa, the 1984 film is one of the very best in the body count… Continue Reading