A full Free Film of the Day is posted on the JoBlo Films YouTube channel on daily basis of the week – however on Fridays issues get slightly freakier and slightly extra enjoyable. Get your weekend began the suitable method by indulging in Friday Fright Nights! Each Friday, we’ll be looking at one other style film you possibly can watch in its entirety, freed from cost, both on the YouTube channel linked above or within the video embed right here.
Applicable for the vacation season, the Fright Fright Nights characteristic we’ve got for you this week is the horror anthology The Christmas Tapes – which was simply given a digital launch by Terror Movies in the present day, December sixteenth! We’re proper there in the beginning for this one. The wraparound story on this anthology is about on the evening of Christmas Eve and begins with a household opening their presents… however then a stranger reveals up at their door. And since this stranger is performed by Greg Sestero of The Room, you understand issues are about to go downhill on this family. The stranger proceeds to inform the household 4 completely different tales of terror. Like most anthologies, this one has its ups and downs, you’ll most likely like one phase greater than the following, and many others. This additionally occurs to have what will be the shortest phase I’ve ever seen in an anthology. Which is then adopted by the longest phase, which I discovered to be probably the most enjoyable of the bunch.
Right here’s a warning to some and a promoting level for others: The Christmas Tapes is offered within the discovered footage model. That’s undoubtedly not one in every of my favourite approaches to filmmaking, however there are some good discovered footage motion pictures on the market. And when you give The Christmas Tapes an opportunity, you may discover that it’s a movie you possibly can rely among the many good ones. Or you might simply be aggravated that its existence might need killed any probability of there ever being A Very V/H/S/ Christmas.
The 5 tales that make up The Christmas Tapes all come to us from the writing and directing duo of Robert Livings and Randy Nundlall Jr., who’ve beforehand directed a number of quick movies, the comedy The Different Woman, and the discovered footage horror film Infrared, which additionally starred Greg Sestero. Livings additionally directed the drama Two Folks and the thriller Weekend Healer on his personal. The Christmas Tapes has the next synopsis:
A household’s film evening on Christmas Eve is interrupted by a stranger, insistent on making the following Christmas ‘basic’ movie himself.
The movie stars Janice Angela Burt, Larry Glenn, Louise Harding, Ian Hopps, Jason Kuykendall, Dominic Laurente, Todd Lubitsch, Caleb Lush, Romulo Reyes, Lori Richardson, Joshua Rose, Ruby Setnik, Devin Valdez, and the legendary Vernon Wells. Robert Livings makes an appearing look within the movie, and as talked about earlier than, Greg Sestero is in there as nicely. Dave Sheridan of Scary Film, The Satan’s Rejects, and Victor Crowley is prominently featured within the final and longest phase – and his character Paranormal Perry was simply my favourite factor in regards to the film.
So check out The Christmas Tapes – it’s free! – and tell us what you considered it by leaving a remark under or on the YouTube web page. Retro Puppet Grasp stays and can most likely all the time be my favourite Greg Sestero film, however this one is a enjoyable method to kill a while within the vacation season.