LA Times Review of Red Christmas


“In writer-director Craig Anderson’s “Red Christmas,” 1980s scream queen Dee Wallace (“Cujo,” “The Howling”) is even better as the uncommonly soulful Diane, matriarch of a large family gathering at its Australian estate for the holidays.

Dee Wallace Cupboard - Red Christmas Photo by Douglas Burdorff

It helps that the star is given a lot to play. Anderson takes a fairly standard slasher premise — in which a robed, bandaged, ax-wielding maniac named Cletus (Sam Campbell) shows up at the house unexpectedly and begins picking off the inhabitants one by one — and gives it a social context designed to make nearly every moment uncomfortable to watch.”

You can read the entire LA TIMES review HERE!

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