#35: “Silent Night, Deadly Night”

We celebrate the Christmas season with a fan recommendation: the infamous Santa slasher “Silent Night, Deadly Night”. Pulled from theatres after only a week back in 1984, we’ll find out if this movie really was as shocking at the PTA made it out to be. We also count down our top 3 favourite Christmas movies of all time!

FromĀ IMDB: “After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.”

Cast:
Robert Brian Wilson – Billy at 18
Gilmer McCormick – Sister Margaret
Lilyan Chauvin – Mother Superior

Director:
Charles E. Sellier Jr.

#28: “Halloween” (1978)

Welcome to our Halloween Spook-tacular! To commemorate our favourite holiday, we decided to review the original “Halloween”, the film that spawned countless slasher movies knock-offs. We break down some of the short comings of the genre, and try to watch this 40-year-old movie with fresh eyes.

From IMDB: “Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.”

CAST

Donald Pleasence as Dr. Sam Loomis
Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode
P. J. Soles as Lynda Van Der Klok
Nancy Kyes as Annie Brackett

DIRECTOR

John Carpenter