As fun as movies like A Christmas Horror Story [Review] and Krampus are; they’re a far cry from the holiday horror that gets my motor running. Films like Black Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night really sculpted what a Christmas themed horror film was supposed to be in my eyes. They were gritty, violent, a little cheesy at times, but tonally dark. That’s what I want to see, and apparently I’m not the only one.

Filmmakers Stu Jopia and Stuart W. Bedford wanted to create a festive horror that paid homage to the exploitation Slashers of the 70’s and 80’s that they love so much, and that’s exactly what Good Tidings appears to be. The film is currently in post production and is looking to release a full blown trailer right in time for Christmas 2015. A festival roll out is expected in 2016.

While we wait, check out this debut teaser, director’s statement, and poster from Good Tidings. We’ll have more information for you as it comes our way, so stay tuned.

A homeless war-veteran with a chequered past must rely on a side of himself once thought buried when he and his companions are targeted by three vicious psychopaths wearing Santa suits on Christmas Day.
“We’ve always been fascinated by Exploitation films. Good Tidings is our love-letter to those phenomenal slashers from the 70’s and 80’s, tied together with festive satire; Christmas is cruel to the poor.”

“Christmas movies are my favourite holiday movies, lots of fun to be had at this festive time, and a revenge/siege movie is exactly what Christmas time has been dying for.” – Stu Jopia & Stuart W. Bedford

Good Tidings Poster