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Earth Day in Wisconsin, unfortunately, is pretty damn chilly, so I fully intend to celebrate by wrapping myself in a fleece blanket, heating up some cocoa, and watching several frightening eco-horror films, such as:

Day of the Animals (1977)

Director: William Girdler

Synopsis: “A battle for survival as hikers encounter a chemically imbalanced forest” (imdb.com).

Slugs: The Movie (1988)

Director: Juan Piquer Simon

Synopsis: “Killer slugs on the rampage in a rural community” (imdb.com).

The Thaw (2009)

Director: Mark A. Lewis

Synopsis: “A research expedition to the Arctic discovers that a melting polar ice cap has released a deadly prehistoric parasite” (imdb.com).

Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)

Director: James Nguyen

Synopsis: “A platoon of eagles and vultures attacks the residents of a small town. Many people die. It’s not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people manage to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?” (imdb.com).

The Bay (2012)

Director: Barry Levinson

Synopsis: “Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs.”

Happy Earth Day, fellow horror fanatics!

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Why not roast some chestnuts, drink some hot cocoa, and watch these holiday horror movies while warming up near the fire?

A Christmas Carol, 1951

A Christmas Carol (1951) Poster

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“An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve” (IMDB.com).

The Nightmare Before Christmas, 1993

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“Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t quite understand the concept” (IMDB.com).

Jack Frost, 1997

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“A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreaks havoc” (IMDB.com).

Santa’s Slay, 2005

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“Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways” (IMDB.com).

The Gingerdead Man, 2005

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“An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer – this real life cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair” (IMDB.com).

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, 2010

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“In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus” (IMDB.com).

Saint, 2010

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“A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5” (IMDB.com).

Grab some turkey and sweet potatoes, and watch these Thanksgiving-related horror movies while cuddled up on the couch:

Blood Freak, 1972

“A biker comes upon a girl with a flat tire and offers her a ride home. He winds up at a drug party with the girl’s sister, then follows her to a turkey farm owned by her father, a mad scientist. The father turns the biker into a giant turkey monster who goes after drug dealers.”

Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, 2006

“When the American Chicken Bunker, a military-themed fried-chicken chain, builds a restaurant on the site of an ancient Indian burial ground, local protesters aren’t the only ones crying fowl! The previous tenants, fueled by a supernatural force, take “possession” of the food and those who eat it, and the survivors discover that they must band together before they themselves become the other white meat!”

ThanXgiving (2006) Poster

ThanXgiving, 2006

“A group of film students travel deep into the woods to make a movie, thinking that they’ve found the perfect location in the form of an abandoned campground.”

ThanksKilling (2009) Poster

ThanksKilling, 2009

“A homicidal turkey axes off college kids during Thanksgiving break.”

*All the synopsis’s were taken from IMDB.com. 

After eating hot dogs and hamburgers and watching the fireworks, why not watch the screen run RED, white and blue with some of these horrifying horror movies? 

Jaws, 1975

It’s the Fourth of July, and a gigantic great white shark is devouring townspeople in Amity. Can Brody, the police chief, Hooper, a marine scientist, and Quint, a fisherman, stop the hungry shark?

Uncle Sam, 1996

It’s the Fourth of July, and a Desert Storm vet, who was killed in combat, rises from his grave to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown. (And this all begins when some teenagers burn an American flag over his grave!)

Aquanoids, 2003

It’s the Fourth of July, and tourists are washing up dead in Babylon Bay. In 1987, it has been said that aquanoids, or mysterious sea creatures, were responsible for 17 deaths. The Mayor, though, has dispelled the sightings as urban legend, but Vanessa Dumont, environmental activist, believes these creatures to be real. Can she save the island from the latest attacks?

The Bay, 2012

It’s the Fourth of July, and chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs!