Thursday, July 30, 2015

By Popular Demand - A 2nd Screening for A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY - Wed, Aug 5 at 7:30PM

By Popular Demand, a Second Screening of
A Christmas Horror Story
Fantasia International Film Festival
Wed, Aug 5 at 7:30PM

Toronto. July 23, 2015. Krampus strikes again! By popular demand and with overwhelming critical acclaim, A Christmas Horror Story, an interconnected hair-raising tale of Yuletide terror, will have a second screening at Fantasia, Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival on the closing night of the festival.

Second Screening will be on Wed, Aug 5 at 7:30PM at
J.A. De Seve Theatre / 1400 De Maisonneuve Ouest

“A Christmas Horror Story [has] everything a genre nut could want under the tree: teen sex, elf zombies, a demonic Krampus...and [William] Shatner.”- John DeFore- Hollywood Reporter

“Loaded with insane, bloody violence that’s also really fun in spirit. … the filmmakers pull off a twist that’s so shocking it could save Christmas.” - Brad Miska,

”Badass! Loved it!” –Harry Knowles, Ain’t It Cool News

"A blackly comic tale of Christmas carnage…the ending is epic”-
Jason Gober, Twitch Film Twitch.

CHRISTMAS: a time of Joy, Peace and Goodwill.  Unless you happen to live in the town of Bailey Downs.  Here, on Christmas Eve, joy is corrupted when a malevolent spirit traps three teens in a school basement intent on recreating a twisted version of the Nativity story.  Peace is shattered when a family returns from a snowy forest with the perfect Christmas tree only to find something is terrifyingly wrong with their 7-year old son.  And goodwill is perverted when a not-so-nice family is hunted down by Krampus, the demonic anti-Santa Claus of Nordic mythology. Even Santa Claus himself is drawn into the horror when he has to fight off a horde of howling Zombie Elves before making his rounds.  This Christmas, the creatures are stirring and they’re coming for you whether you were naughty or nice.

A work-in-progress version of A Christmas Horror Story played at Harry Knowles’ Butt-Numb-A-Thon in Dec 2014.

Run time: 100m

RLJ Entertainment (Distributing in the US)
EOne Entertainment (Distributing in UK, Canada, ROW)

A Christmas Horror Story is produced by Steven Hoban (Haunter, Splice, Ginger Snaps) and Mark Smith (Subconscious Password, 388 Arletta Ave) and executive produced by David Hayter (Wolves, The Watchmen).  The interweaving stories are directed by Steven Hoban (Darknet), Grant Harvey (Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning) and Brett Sullivan (Darknet, Orphan Black). A Christmas Horror Story is written by Doug Taylor (Splice, Darknet), Sarah Larsen (Darknet), James Kee (Darknet), and Pascal Trottier (The Colony, Hellions).

Upcoming festivals: UK Frightfest in London Aug 21-24, 2015
Release date (theatrical & VOD): October 2, 2015

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