Rue Morgue & Unstable Ground present LITTLE TERRORS - Xmas horror shorts (#14)
Rue Morgue Magazine & Unstable Ground present
LITTLE TERRORS - Short Film Event - Volume 14 - Christmas Carnage
There's no better way for a horror fan to get in the Xmas spirit! Check out the fourteenth edition of a monthly showcase of horror short films! Originally featured at the great Toronto rep-cinema 'The Projection Booth', the program's new home is MAGIC LANTERN CARLTON CINEMA. Enjoy two full hours of the craziest, goriest, most-disturbing and off-the-wall short films the genre has to offer! This event is 18+.
The poster this month is unpublished artwork from late artist Kevin Hutchinson. He is greatly missed, but his work will live on as long as there is art available that hasn't seen the public eye.
The fourteenth edition's amazing line-up is full of Christmas Cheer - and more than little blood:
Last Christmas (15 minutes, premiere)
DIR: Geoff Redknap
A ten-year-old boy struggles to care for his demented grandmother when he is left alone with her on Christmas Eve. From Little Terrors alumnus Redknap, director of favourites 'The Auburn Hills Breakdown', 'Trash' and 'Protection'.
Breaking Santa (10 minutes, premiere)
DIR: Astron 6
The demented minds at Astron 6 (Father's Day, Manborg, Lazer Ghosts 2) have prepared their own holiday treat. An explanation would do it no justice. Guaranteed lunacy!
Treevenge (15 minutes)
DIR: Jason Eisner
A holiday cult-classic in the making, this is required Xmas viewing! The director of 'Hobo with a Shotgun' delivers his own holiday twist on a revenge tale. Nobody is safe! Award-winning previous selection of too many film festivals to count.
Santa's Night Out (12 minutes, Iceland, premiere)
DIR: Mundi Vondi
Two psychotic individuals go on a deadly crime-spree during the holiday season in this bizarre short.
Roid Rage: The Christmas Special (9 minutes)
DIR: Ryan Lightbourn
Follow-up to the twisted Little Terrors favourite 'Roid Rage' has the hemorrhoid killer return to shutdown a meth lab run by Santa and his evil minions.
The Living Want Me Dead (23 minutes)
DIR: Bill Palmer
The director of the Toronto After Dark favourite 'Vicki' presents an original twist on the zombie genre, set during the holiday season. Winner of the Dead By Dawn and New York Horror Film Festivals.
Boxed In (12 minutes)
DIR: Kial Natale
A young man working at a courier service over the holidays gets a deadly surprise in the form of a package that is much more than it seems. Inventive horror-comedy!
Cannibal Santa (5 minutes, premiere)
DIR: Jamison Stalsworth
The title is not misleading. Winner of the audience-choice award at the most recent Knoxville Horror Film Festival.
Father Christmas (3 minutes)
DIR: Kial Natale
A heartwarming tale of one family rediscovering their Xmas-past. Just kidding. Not heartwarming at all.
The Winter Stalker (2 minutes)
DIR: Stephen Reedy
A glimpse inside the mind of a brutally obsessive individual.
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