Watch christmas evil you better watch out vhs retro. Christmas evil on dvd 7903579022 from troma team video. The gore is stupid and the villain is creepy in christmas evil. Check out to get sweet christmas swag like we have in this video. Stream christmas evil uncut, adfree on all your favorite devices. Evil on imdb christmas evil at rotten tomatoes christmas evil is available for free download at the internet archive. Christmas evil 1980 full movie christmas evil 1980 full movie english christmas evil 1980 full movie download christmas evil 1980 full movie online christmas. For the times, this cult classic and the few titles that came before, risked being perceived as taboo. Rent christmas evil 1980 starring brandon maggart and dianne hull on dvd and bluray. Its much more of a character piece than a body count movie as you watch a man slip into insanity after becoming sick of it all and its really lead actor brandon maggarts.
When he was a boy, harry idolized santa claus, but one christmas eve. As he watches everyone around him mock the spirit of the holiday season, a seemingly ordinary man snaps and develops a murderous rage. In fact, its much more a dark satire than it is a horror film. Lewis jackson writerdirector, john waters connoisseur of all things different. Just in time for christmas especially since vinegar syndrome does not have any december titles forthcoming christmas evil hits bluraydvd combo to slay your holiday. Watch christmas evil you better watch out vhs retro style 1980 movie for free product description widely recognized as the best of the christmas horror efforts, christmas evil is the story of a boy who loves christmas. Pages in category 1980s christmas films the following 50 pages are in this category, out of 50 total. Its a drama and horror movie with a high rotten tomatoes critics score of 83% and. Gratis watch kijkfilm online met eenvoudige fill in inschrijfformulier. Dec 06, 2015 christmas evil 1980, directed by lewis jackson. If you like pretentious, unoriginal community theater dribble that cannot be enjoyed on any level, i guess you can give this hunk of crap a shot.
Christmas evil aka you better watch out 1980 full movie youtube. If you want that movie, there is a bluraydvd combo available under the name christmas evil here on amazon. Dec 16, 2017 check out to get sweet christmas swag like we have in this video. This version is presented in its matted widescreen ratio of 1. Not good creepy mind you, but creepy like that guy in your office with dandruff that doesnt seem to bathe. So what really happened at the end of christmas evil. Staring brandon maggart, dianne hull and jeffrey demunn. An illustration of a computer application window wayback machine an illustration of an open book. Genieten alle nieuwe filmverslagen met al je favoriete filmgenre geniet van al het beste nieuwe film releases met al je favoriete filmgenre uitvinden waarom duizenden mensen elke dag aan streaming films. Troll 2, samurai cop, the miami connection, christmas evil, etc. Christmas evil is a 1980 american psychological slasher film written and directed by lewis. Christmas evil 1980 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Its less a bloodsoaked parade of slaughtered teenagers than a character study about a man of principle who is pushed past the breaking point. Lewis jackson writerdirector, john waters connoisseur of.
Personally i dont like either films, but i can see how some may consider this to be a cult classic. Harry manages to free his van from the snow and drives to his brothers house, where phil has already started. If your idea of heartstopping insanity is a man humming christmas tunes and donating toys to mentally challenged children, this is the movie for. Though it was the success of halloween 1978 that ultimately allowed this film to be made, it was actually written earlier. Its been compared to as the taxi driver at christmas and i pretty much agree with that comparison. Christmas evil 1980 watch on shudder, fubotv, vudu, and. In each scene where harry interacts with one child or a group of children, there is a noticeable lack of conviction in the child. It seems wrong to criticize a childs acting abilities but in a film that puts child actors in front of the camera as much as christmas evil does, a critique must be made because the end product noticeably suffers. This a film that some may consider to be the definitive christmas slasher, next to silent night, deadly night, of course. Snbn has a much better storyline that actually makes sense. May 27, 2016 the gore is stupid and the villain is creepy in christmas evil. Join us on patreon so we can make more content and get the wwam up in everybody michael.
Dec 24, 2007 it seems wrong to criticize a childs acting abilities but in a film that puts child actors in front of the camera as much as christmas evil does, a critique must be made because the end product noticeably suffers. With brandon maggart, jeffrey demunn, dianne hull, andy fenwick. This movie fails on every level and yet cannot even be enjoyed ironically. Dec 25, 2016 rare trailer for 1980 slasher christmas evil under its original title of you better watch out a strange kinetic mix of character study and slasher movie with blackly comic overtone. Watch christmas evil you better watch out vhs retro style. Christmas evil 1980 cast and crew eavesdropping on mother turns a boy into a killer brandon maggart who roams the streets dressed as santa claus. Rare trailer for 1980 slasher christmas evil under its original title of you better watch out a strange kinetic mix of character study and slasher movie with blackly comic overtone. Lewis jacksons classic black comedy horror film, christmas evil aka. One dvd release of the film has a commentary track by john waters who claims the film to be the greatest christmas movie ever made. Classic movies install brave english subtitles rlsbb releaselog your link here. Mar 31, 2006 christmas evil 1980 does have some gore, and alot more than silent night, bloody night 1973, but i actually preferred the 1973 movie better. Christmas evil sets up harry as being santa obsessed from the beginning. Rent christmas evil 1980 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix.
Though it is often lumped in with the santa slasher movies that popped up in the 1980s, christmas evil deserves better than that label. The next time you watch christmas evil which is now available to stream on shudder, you can listen as scott and bryan take a deep dive into the 1980 holiday horror film, unwrapping its festive backdrop, christmasthemed kills, and intriguing psychological elements. Christmas evil online stream christmas evil gratis. Region 2 this dvd may not be viewable outside europe. Christmas evil directors cut edition, special edition. The changeling film the children 1980 film christmas evil. Dec 22, 2016 as far as christmas horror movies are concerned, i think the best and most frightening is 1980s christmas evil. Special edition on dvd 654930306093 from synapse films. Christmas evil 1980 eavesdropping on mother turns a boy into a killer brandon maggart who roams the streets dressed as santa claus. Not a slasher film, but a taxi driveresque character study and one damn fine performance from fiona apples father, brandon maggart, as he slips into madness. In december 2006, synapse films released a special edition dvd of christmas evil. Im not lying when i say this is one of my favorite holiday movies. Starring brandon maggart, jeffrey demunn and dianne hull.
Dcp projection writerdirector lewis jacksons 1980 film is different. Christmas evil centres on harry stadling maggart, a man who works at the jolly dream toy factory and takes his job very seriously. Keep reading to see what i heard on the commentary track for christmas evil. The legendary finale is as wondrous as the holiday itself. A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning santa claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a yuletide killing spree.
Dec 04, 2014 keep reading to see what i heard on the commentary track for christmas evil. Its an easy mistake to make given how the trailer on here is for christmas evil and the artwork of this dvd deceptively portrays the poster of a much older movie. Released 1980, christmas evil stars brandon maggart, dianne hull, scott mckay, joe jamrog the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 40 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. Accordingly, lewis jackson does not consider this film to be a slasher film, but rather a film that has more in common with frankenstein 1931. Deadline 1980 film death ship 1980 film demented 1980 film devil hunter film dont answer the phone. Christmas evil originally titled you better watch out, also known as terror in toyland is a 1980 american psychological slasher film written and directed b.
Download for the fourth year in a row troy guinn, john hudson and i dig into a festive themed film that fits the odd nature of. Christmas evil aka you better watch out 1980, usa trailer. Bekijk christmas evil film online streaming in high definition nu. During the film he pulls out the sewing machine and an old fur wrap. While you better watch out seemed to have been marketed like silent night, deadly night, it is much more hokey and romantic than that slasher film, with minimal horror and a lot more perhaps unintentional. While christmas evil was entertaining, i thought the storyline was terrible. Christmas evil 1980 stream and watch online moviefone. In suburban new jersey, on christmas eve 1947, a young boy named harry stadling sees his mother being sexually groped by his father, who is dressed up as santa claus. Original directors cut, you better watch out, terror in toyland. As far as christmas horror movies are concerned, i think the best and most frightening is 1980 s christmas evil. Get your copy of christmas evil on bluray from vinegar syndrome. Vinegar syndrome is proud to present lewis jacksons cult favorite christmas evil newly restored in 4k and on bluray for the first time. He is obsessed with the quality of the toys that the company produces and finds himself continuously belittled and frustrated by the company management who are more interested in the bottom line. The music of christmas evil is composed by the trio of don christenson, joel.
A deranged departmentstore santa becomes a coldblooded killer in this taut psychothriller that spends time looking back at the poor fellows life. Christmas evil, 1980 a psycho in a santa suit gets to decide whos been naughty and whos been nice. Christmas evil is sad, touching, startling, and heartwarming all at once. Christmas evil 1980 does have some gore, and alot more than silent night, bloody night 1973, but i actually preferred the 1973 movie better. Terror in toyland, 1980 s christmas evil amounts to little more than a crass attempt to hitch onto the holidayhorror gravy train initiated by john carpenters universally better halloween in 1978. Written and directed by lewis jackson the film is available in a fine bluray release that shines a light on the a film. Nov 09, 2012 christmas evil, 1980 a psycho in a santa suit gets to decide whos been naughty and whos been nice. Holiday horrors 2018 brings us to the often overlooked classic christmas evil 1980. Watch christmas evil you better watch out vhs retro style 1980 movie for free product description widely recognized as the best of the christmas horror efforts, christmas evil is. Download for the fourth year in a row troy guinn, john hudson and i dig into a festive themed film that fits the odd nature of this podcast. After he dons the santa costume, harry takes an extreme approach to the role, as he rewards the nice and punishes those who mock the spirit of christmas.1541 180 564 1296 497 139 1489 1229 365 668 956 595 1542 564 7 1264 638 1203 1509 302 1292 1453 1049 259 139 105 573 386 178 1305 269 1236 537 1016