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‘Krampus’ (2015) Film Review

Rated PG-13 98 min. Directed by Michael Dougherty Starring: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman & Emjay Anthony While most oftenly associated with Halloween, the horror film genre has a long history of taking on various holidays and injecting them with a little terror. Christmas is no exception, and while Gremlins, Black Christmas and […]

‘Krampus’ Is Coming To Town in First Trailer for Holiday Horror Film

The long history of Christmas-themed horror films is about to welcome a new entry, and it hails from the genius mind behind classic horror anthology Trick ‘r Treat. Writer-director Michael Dougherty is back with Krampus, a film that centers on a dysfunctional family whose Christmas couldn’t be going any worse. When young Max decides to turn his back […]

Morbidly Amusing’s Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2015

While 2014 wasn’t exactly a banner year for the genre, there were a select few horror films that rose above the fray and proved themselves to be something truly special and unique. While we’ll be recapping the best horror of 2014 shortly, first we’re going to look ahead to 2015 and discuss some of the […]

‘Trick ‘r Treat’ Director’s Christmas Horror Film ‘Krampus’ Coming November 2015

Most of us here at Morbidly Amusing are pretty big fans of Michael Dougherty’s 2007 horror film Trick ‘r Treat. It’s one of the few horror releases that has actually captured the spirit of the Halloween season to great effect and re-watching it has become a tradition for me every October. While Dougherty is currently in […]

Kevin Smith Announces Holiday Horror Anthology Titled ‘Comes The Krampus’

  Kevin Smith is somebody that has had a major impact on me wanting to become a screenwriter and director, so his recent divergence away from comedy films and towards the horror genre has done nothing but make me one happy horror fan.   So it pleases me to announce that Kevin Smith, who revealed […]

‘Trick ‘r Treat 2’ Officially Announced

Last night, Michael Dougherty’s original Trick ‘r Treat screened at Beyond Fest and reunited Dougherty with producer Bryan Singer and much of the film’s cast for a Q & A afterwards. In that very Q & A some extremely exciting news was announced: Trick ‘r Treat 2 is happening! Although there are yet to be many details on said […]

The Halloween Hit List: Trick ‘r Treat (2007)

The Halloween Hit List Trick ‘r Treat (2007)   Rated: R 82 minutes Written & Directed by: Michael Dougherty Michael Dougherty’s Trick ‘r Treat showcases the Halloween spirit better than just about any All Hallows Eve-themed horror flick out there. No offense Mr. Carpenter, you’re still awesome.  Trick ‘r Treat gives us five interwoven, in […]