Horror remakes can be a mixed bag, though one can safely file away Silent Night
into the righteous drawer. When Silent Night, Deadly Night
came out in 1984, it was chock-full of exploitive elements -- and it devoted ample time to the killer Santa’s motivation. By comparison, Steven C. Miller’s update is far more of a stripped-down slasher, giving audiences the gruesome goods within the first few minutes. Shot on a relatively low budget, the flick has quite a cinematic look to it, filled to the brim with rich colors and rousing death scenes. Much like My Bloody Valentine 3D
, this redo should play well with seasoned fans of the franchise and new ge...