HUMBUG – A Christmas Horror Short

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When her neighbor refuses to get into the Christmas spirit, a jolly citizen takes matters into her own hands.   We all know at least one “Grinch”, or a person filled with “humbug” when the holidays are kicking in. This weird and cheesy horror short takes the “humbug” to a different level, though, turning it …

LA NORIA – Animated Horror Short

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A grieving young boy who loves to draw and build ferris wheels encounters strange creatures that turn his life upside down.   La Noria is a CG animated horror short by seasoned animator Carlos Baena (Pixar). This horror/fantasy short is in many ways more sad and emotional than scary, but does manage to build a …

THERE COMES A KNOCKING – Horror Short

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Life is hard for Emma without the love of her life John. But after installing a new antique door and not being able to open it she starts hearing knocks coming from the other side of the door. Can this be the spirits of Emma’s love.   There Comes a Knocking is described as a …

Lake Mungo (2008)

Lake Mungo review

Alice Palmer is a sixteen year old girl, that drowns while swimming in the local dam. Her body is eventually recovered, and her grieving family then starts experiencing strange events. Thinking it’s got something to do with their recently deceased daughter, they seek the help of a psychic who starts digging into Alice’s past. He …

GHOST MACHINE – Korean Horror Short

Ghost Machine

An android babysitter starts malfunctioning, which causes it to become dangerous. The mother has no other choice than to replace it…but the android is intent on staying with the family.   Ghost Machine is a Korean horror short, which is one of the installments in Horror Stories III. It’s a science-fiction horror story dealing with …

WICKEN – Horror Short Film

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A young woman Skyping with her long distance boyfriend late one night, realizes that an ancient evil presence may have been unleashed upon her.   Wicken is a horror short film by Faisal Hashmi, who also made Sleight. While Wicken could have benefited from more playtime to delve deeper into the mythology and story behind …

POLAROID – Horror Short

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Two girls are moving out after Sarah’s mother has passed away. In the clearing they exploit an old Polaroid camera possessed by a dark past.   Polaroid is a Norwegian horror short, directed by Lars Klevberg (who recently made a name for himself with the remake of Child’s Play). Polaroid was actually made into a …

Lords of Chaos (2018)

Lords of Chaos review

At first glance, you might think this is some kind of sequel to Deathgasm, but sorry, it’s not. But it easily could have been. We are in the 80’s, in the cold and conservative Nordic land of Norway where La Det Swinge by Bobbysocks is the most metal you can hear on the radio. We …

MISSING HALLOWEEN – Horror Short

Missing Halloween

A boy meets with his best friend to celebrate Halloween, making trick-or-treat.   Missing Halloween is an animated horror short by Mike Inel. While this is more cute and charming than creepy/scary, it’s still a very nice short to watch for the Halloween season!     Director: Mike Inel Country & year: USA, 2015 IMDb: …

Koko-di Koko-da (2019)

Koko-di Koko-da review

A couple (Elin and Tobias) is on a vacation with their young daughter (Maja), when a serious case of food-poisoning causes the mother to become very ill. She is rushed to the hospital, and the whole family is spending the night in the hospital room, awaiting the mother’s recovery. When the next day arrives, which …