Back in 1984 a small budget slasher film caused a major backlash in theaters across North America. People picketed, officials banned it and film critics panned it, calling for the heads of both the director and producers. But through it all the film became a success and spawned 4 sequels. The film, considered a camp horror classic by genre fans, has now served as the basis for a ‘inspired by’ remake released on Blu-Ray and DVD this week from Anchor Bay Entertainment called simply Silent Night.
Written by Jayson Rothwell
Directed by Steven C. Miller
In a small sleepy suburban town, Sherriff Cooper (McDowell) and Deputy Bradimore (King) (more…)