Silent Night, Deadly Night Reviews

November 9, 2020
if his eventual explosion delivers all the by-numbers cat & mouse and multitool culling that is expected of thesubgenre, it is his personal psychodrama which keeps us engaged with what is as much a human tragedy as a succession of sensational thrills
November 29, 2018
We're not knocking the transformation of a hallowed holiday figure into a homicidal maniac...it's the pleasure Billy and the movie take in leering at, then dicing up young women that lands Charles E. Sellier Jr.'s sicko Santa on our worst list.
January 3, 2018
"Silent Night, Deadly Night" takes off from the notion that Santa Claus is an ax murderer, but it never quite lives up to the delicious perversity of its premise.
October 21, 2003
This was obviously not new territory for the slasher genre, mind you, but Silent Night, Deadly Night brought the idea to new levels of cold sleaziness.