The Essential Advent Calendar: December 7 – What’s Streaming This December on Shudder!

We open door 7 to reveal that Shudder are continuing Spooky Season with their offerings for December in the UK and Ireland.

To be fair, it’s Spooky Season all year round on Shudder, who are well known for their original offerings, as well as their exclusive films.

For their December releases, which they’ve entitled the “Unhappy Holidays Collection”, Shudder subscribers can watch a wide range of incredible horror, including:

Christmas Bloody Christmas The Apology The Advent Calendar All the Creatures Were Stirring Anna and the Apocalypse  Christmas Evil A Christmas Horror Story Christmas Presence Deadly Games Silent Night  Silent Night Deadly Night Silent Night Deadly Night Part 2 Creepshow Holiday Special A Very Ghoul Log Christmas  

Among their original series, Shudder are proud to present:

The Boulet Brothers’ ‘Dragula: Titans‘. New Episodes continue on Tuesdays with the season finale premiering Tuesday 20 December.

The Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Titans - Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Original Series

‘Dragula: Titans’ brings together some of the most popular drag icons from the show’s previous seasons competing in a grand championship of drag artistry and shocking physical challenges for a one hundred-thousand-dollar grand prize, the headlining spot on the upcoming world tour, and the first ever “Dragula Titans” crown and title. Guest Judges include Cassandra Peterson (Elvira), Harvey Guillen, Justin Simien, David Dastmalchian, Poppy, Alaska, Katya, Joe Bob Briggs, Bonnie Aarons, Barbara Crampton, and more.

‘A Wounded Fawn’, a Shudder original, premiered on Thursday 1 December.

A Wounded Fawn - Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Original

Inspired by surrealist art and Greek mythology, A Wounded Fawn follows the story of Meredith Tanning (Sarah Lind, The Humanity Bureau), a local museum curator who is dipping her toe back into the dating pool, only to be targeted by a charming serial killer (Josh Ruben, Scare Me).  When a fateful romantic getaway between the two becomes a tense game of cat and mouse, both must confront the madness within him. Written and directed by Travis Stevens (Jakob’s Wife).

‘Christmas Bloody Christmas’, a Shudder Original, premieres Friday 9 December.

Christmas Bloody Christmas - Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Original

It’s Christmas Eve and fiery record store owner Tori Tooms (Riley Dandy, That’s Amor) just wants to get drunk and party, until the robotic Santa Claus at a nearby toy store goes haywire and makes her night more than a little complicated. Santa Claus begins a rampant killing spree through the neon drenched snowscape against a backdrop of drugs, sex, metal and violence, ultimately forcing Tori into a blood splattered battle for survival against the ruthless heavy metal Saint Nick himself. Also starring Sam Delich (Spiderhead), Jonah Ray Rodrigues (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”), Dora Madison (Alone with You), Jeremy Gardner (After Midnight), with Jeff Daniel Phillips (The Munsters) and Abraham Benrubi (“ER”), written and directed by Joe Begos (V.F.W.)

The Apology – A Shudder exclusive premieres Friday 16 December.

The Apology - Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Exclusive

Twenty years after the disappearance of her daughter, recovering alcoholic Darlene Hagan (Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad) is preparing to host her family’s Christmas celebration again with the help of her friend and neighbor, Gretchen (Janeane Garofalo, Wet Hot American Summer). Late Christmas Eve, Darlene’s estranged ex-brother-in-law, Jack (Linus Roache, Mandy) arrives unannounced, bearing nostalgic gifts and a heavy secret. Soon, Darlene finds herself caught between reason and ruthless instinct. Trapped together by a dangerous storm, a battle of wits escalates to a violent game of revenge. Written and directed by Alison Locke.

Scare Package II: Rad Chad’s Revenge – a Shudder original premieres Thursday 22 December.

When horror guru Rad Chad Buckley’s funeral turns into an elaborate series of death traps centered around Chad’s favorite films, the guests must band together and use the rules of horror to survive the bloody game.Core Story: Rad Chad’s Revenge directed by Aaron B. Koontz.Segments: Welcome to the 90s directed by Alexandra Barreto, The Night He Came Back Again Part VI – The Night She Came Back directed by Anthony Cousins, Special Edition directed by Jed Shepherd, and We’re So Dead directed by Rachele Wiggins.

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