But Wayne is quite psychotic, having killed his mother and her boyfriend when he was very young, and now has an unhealthy fixation on the Scream Queen next door. You can also email via freshtake42 gmail. One could suggest this is a bit of satire, but the film contains no context to support this claim. It will test your no-budget threshold with its atrocious acting, non-stop gratuitous nudity, and seasonal charm. I had a good deal of fun with it, as I typically do with his stuff.
It must get tough for John around the holidays, you know? I have no problem with nudity in horror films, which is evident in my review of. This was, obviously, shot quickly and in whatever space was available. Well, at least my world. These scores will be tabulated and an on-going grid will keep you up to date with the search. Oh, Roger Corman would be so proud. Plus give us a like now on Facebook. After her marriage crumbles down, she wins the custody of her daughters and raises them alone.
Join them each episode as they tirelessly search for the Ultimate B-Movie! People are happy and sharing good will. Russo spends more time on the naked photo shots of the actresses than the onscreen mayhem. Russo that most consider his worst film. Recommendation engine sorted out christmas horror, scary, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about female nudity, slasher, murder, gore, sex, blood and christmas mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. As the lead singer for Axel Rudy Pell and Crush 40 he travels the world spreading his brand of positivity mixed with his uniquely amazing vocals. Running time 83 minutes Country United States Language English Santa Claws also known as ' Tis the Season is a 1996 written and directed by.
Instead of taking the opportunity to bite at the hand that feeds him, Russo offers up more flesh to the more prurient interest of some horror fans. Notoriously reviled cheapie from John A. Probably the most disturbing part of the movie is where he roofies a few 8 year olds and then hovers over them. Raven Quinn Debbie Rochon is a scream queen with a couple of problems… her marriage is falling apart and her next door neighbor, Wayne, is not the nice guy he seems to be. But the script has moments that are potential satirical gold and would have made for a more interesting feature. The titular character doesn't really dress as Santa Claus although he does wear a Santa suit sprayed black with a ski mask over his head….
Sure, the scenes are often intercut with moments that move the film forward, but Russo keeps coming back to a scene of an aspiring scream queen posing naked on the screen to a point where the audience has to suspect he is selling flesh, not the film. Click, click, click and the world is changed forever. And before the hate e-mail comes in, let me make one thing clear. But Santa Claws feels as old and tired as the Christmas Muzak pumped into the malls this time of year. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. But such problems are to be expected with low-budget filmmaking, and the right touches behind the camera can make the difference between a fun little romp and a waste of time.
So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa. This movie is a steaming pile of crap and likely exists solely for the director to have women strip for him. Perhaps the padding was needed to get the film up to a feature running time. It stars Debbie Rochon as a actress who is stalked by an obsessed fan. Since I couldn't make it out to the local strip club this Xmas, this kept me all warm and snuggly. We are supposed to believe that Raven is the best in the world and that her films make tons and tons of money.
After all, the film includes moments outside the photo shoots where the women act like they are still posing for the camera. Oh and he wears a Santa outfit once. Russo delves into his darkest fantasies by combining elements of Maniac with Silent Night, Deadly Night. The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. This includes anyone he feels is exploiting her in even the slightest way. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! If someone had asked me to describe the Christmas horror film that middle-aged perverts would make, I probably would have detailed the finery that is Santa Claws. Co-starring a pig, a sweltering man in a gorilla suit, magic beans, soiled Santa costumes, and a stalk of some sorts, Santa and The Ice Cream Bunny is one of the most popular RiffTrax titles of all time and a bona fide holiday classic.
She feels fortunate that she finds a good neighbor named Wayne Grant Kramer who provides a much needed emotional support and agrees to baby sit her two young daughters. Wayne has an altar full of Raven's pictures and a mannequin resembling Raven in his house. Wayne feels cheated that Raven's co-workers are sharing her attention. In all fairness, it broke most everyone that watched it like a twig. The kills are bland beyond belief.
John knows the holidays are upon them and everyone loves a Christmas-themed horror movie. Even worse, the script limits Wayne in his weapon of choice. He gets nuttier and nuttier and eventually begins dressing up like Santa Claus and killing people with a claw. Screenwriter for Night of the Living Dead, novelist and screenwriter for Return of the Living Dead, The Booby Hatch… even shlock like The Majorettes is fun, but something happened. Sounds a little like Pieces meets a Lifetime Movie. Russo is a horror legend. Santa Claws is the story of a creepy director tricking girls into taking their clothes off by telling them that they will be starring in a horror movie.