Win signed Christmas Cruelty DVD

You now have the chance to win an autographed copy of the Norwegian Christmas slasher, Christmas Cruelty (aka O’Hellige Jul). But don’t blame it on us if your Christmas spirit is ruined by the prize! Santa: -I need something for a guy in a wheelchair. Shop clerk: -Did you have anything special in mind? Santa:…

More ‘Cruelty’ mayhem

Today is the 20th day of Christmas, and according to Nordic traditions, it’s the day when the Christmas three is trown out, the last of the gingerbread cookies are eaten, and families enjoy another batch of stills from Christmas Cruelty, the first Nordic Xmas horror film. These pics are by photographer Karoline Emilie Folland Sæter.…

Review: Christmas Cruelty

For some people, Christmas is the most terrible time of the year. No family, no friends, pressure of buying and everyone is oh so happy. In Christmas Cruelty however, Santa Claus is the least happy person of them all. Coming from a group of enthusiastic Norwegian amateurs, Christmas Cruelty (original title O’Hellige Jul, meaning O Holy Christmas) takes…

Christmas Cruelty preview

Santa: -I need something for a guy in a wheelchair. Shop clerk: -Did you have anything special in mind? Santa: -I was thinking perhaps a chainsaw. This Christmas will be friendly and warm, as long as you’re not asking this Santa to hand out surprises… Christmas horror is a small but established genre, although in…