Elves (1989) – Crazy Christmas chaos

It’s always hard to choose just which of the joyful and triumphant slew of holiday horrors to go for, but Elves is certainly a special one, even by those standards. First time filmmaker Jeff Mandel has stuffed all sorts of goodies into this bountiful stocking, like pervert delinquents, disturbingly dodgy animatronics, and Nazi grandpas. And that’s only just peeling the wrapping…

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Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987) – Frightful festive fun

Well it’s that most wonderful time of year again, a time where we come together and get stuck into the eggnog, or beer where I’m from, and replay all the festive classics from Home Alone to Elves, and maybe even a cheeky Lethal Weapon. Sitting somewhere on the naughty end of that list is Silent Night, Deadly Night 2. That’s right, don’t even bother with the first one, just skip straight to desert…