You know you’re about to watch a real Christmas Special when it opens with the theme from Cannibal Holocaust.
Treevenge gives us a terrifying look of what the poor pinetrees has to endure around the time of the holidays. But this time they’ve had enough, and have decided to let everyone without plastic trees regret their choice. They’re not holding back, and who can remember to ever have seen a pinetree assplay someone…?
This jolly horror short is directed by Jason Eisener, the man behind the modern Grindhouse-classic Hobo With a Shotgun and the upcoming Kids vs. Aliens.
Director: Jason Eisener
Writers: Rob Cotterill, Jason Eisener
Country & year: Canada, 2008
Actors: Jonathan Torrens, Sarah Dunsworth, Maris Morgan, Jayden Taylor, Lex Gigeroff, Mike Cleven, Jason Collins, Timothy Dunn, Shaun Clark, Aria Publicover, Molly Dunsworth
A strange discovery leaves a woman haunted by her husband’s absence.
Pare isn’t exactly a jolly Christmas tale…instead, we get chills and suspense as a woman experiences strange events after finding a bloody jacket which might belong to her husband…
Director: Lauren Sick
Country & year: USA, 2020
Actors: Dana Drori, Josh Ruben
An animatronic Santa head has a different kind of present to give.
Jolly is a simple, yet effective, horror short! It’s made by the “Midnight Video” team. Time to get into the perfect holiday mood…
Director: Todd Spence
Country & year: USA, 2020
Actors: Todd Spence, Zak White
Under a full moon on Christmas Eve, an unassuming family faces a legendary home invader whose gifts could change them forever.
Now that we recently published a werewolf horror movie review (Wer) it’s quite fitting to have a holiday-themed short with a similar premise: what if Santa could “infect” you with a bite?
Director: Andrew Neill
Country & year: USA, 2019
Actors: Joe Rapp, Katie Vannelli, Allen Fredrick Voigt, Novalee Wendt
A little girl thinks Christmas in New Zealand sucks. It’s too hot, there are mosquitoes everywhere, and not a snowflake in sight. But when Lisa wishes for a White Christmas one year, she gets a lot more than she bargained for…
A somewhat cute horror short about a girl who wants to experience a White Christmas, but gets it in a way she’ll soon regret…
Director: Peter Haynes, Nick Burridge
Country & year: Australia, 2016
Actors: Keira Christina, Hweiling Ow
Mary takes over her friends babysitting job on Christmas Eve, but something more than yuletide spirit is loose in the house.
Here’s another Christmas horror short for you to enjoy! A cheesy yet fun short about a babysitter who will stay at a home where the owners are really into the holidays and have put up decorations all over the place. There’s one of the “decorations” that seems out of place, though…
Director: Henrique Couto
Country & year: USA, 2015
Actors: Julia Gomez, Alia Gabrielle Eckhardt, Erin R. Ryan, Adam Clevenger, Bradley Diehl
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 into something that can be “exorcised” from your body in order to make you fully enjoy the Christmas holidays!
Director: Justin Lee, Matt Thiesen
Country & year: USA, 2016
Actors: Jessee Foudray, Milly Sanders