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Holiday Slasher ‘Red Christmas’ Gets Home Video Date

The only thing under the tree this year is terror.

Artsploitation will deliver the ultimate stocking stuffer with the home video release of the Australian horror film Red Christmas (read our review). Following a theatrical rollout across the United States, Craig Anderson’s feature debut will be available nationwide October 17.

On that date, look for the film on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Vudu and more.

Genre icon Dee Wallace stars alongside Geoff Morrell, Sarah Bishop, and Janis McGavin.

“A troubled matriarch must defend her family when a mysterious stranger turns up at her secluded country mansion on Christmas day. A day of celebration becomes a night of terror, as the stranger reveals a secret from the family’s past, and threatens to destroy their future.”

The Blu-ray and DVD include a feature-length commentary with Craig Anderson, interviews with Dee Wallace, Gerald Odwyer and Craig Anderson, bloopers and more.

Check out the trailer and release art below.



  • Khy

    Why do low budget horror films from the 80s look so much better than the low budget crap of today? No thanks.

    • Angela M Campany

      80’s was lightening in a bottle, hun.

      • Khy

        You are not lying

        • Angela M Campany


    • Tan Shearer

      Something about those old cameras despite being of a lower quality look much better.

    • parsyeb

      Lots of reasons: 80s low budget films were still shot on 16mm, which, generally, has a warmer look and feel (look at the original Evil Dead on blu for a great example of this — the fall foliage looks incredible, like a fucking Brakhage movie). More importantly, the nature of chemical alteration made it difficult for amateur filmmakers to completely fuck up the look of their movies through abuse of power-window’ed color correction, tone-shifting, etc. HD’s crisp, but very difficult to make look “natural” in the same way. Correction, not difficult, since filmmakers could always use the old methods (across the board shifts in relative color values) rather than the desaturate the reds in the flesh tones but then oversaturate the reds on the shirt approach many hack editors/colorists use.

  • Angela M Campany

    That cover reminds me of Christopher Reynolds -`OFFERING’S`- !!

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