Director Sergio Pablos’s yuletide fable is surprisingly unsentimental, considering this time of year tends to brings out as much treacle in movies as in the traditional festive gingerbread. A Santa Claus origins story, it’s surely destined to become a Christmas classic – as lonely woodsman Klaus’s unshakeable belief that “a true selfless act always sparks… Klaus Read More
Bad Santa 4 stars
Bad Santa may have come out in 2003, but it has held up remarkably well. In fact the only thing that gives its age away is – like Alien – that Willie Soke can smoke pretty much anywhere. I guess that the traditions of Christmas – the unflattering red and white suit, the annoying children,… Bad Santa Read More
OMG John Wick has killed Santa!
He knows when you are sleeping! (as if I’d be asleep). He knows when you’re awake! (hell yes). He knows when you’ve been bad or good (bad John, so very bad). So be good for goodness sake (I’ve been practising!). Come on, this is 2016, WORST YEAR ON RECORD, of course Santa turned out to be… OMG John Wick has killed Santa! Read More
A Christmas Horror Story 4 stars
Bailey Downs is one of those towns you really, really want to keep away from. Bailey Downs had two horrific murders exactly one year ago in the high school basement. But worse than that, their nighttime DJ on their local radio station is William Shatner. Talk about bad chi in Bailey Downs. Like Albert Square… A Christmas Horror Story Read More