Blood in the Snow Film festival

Blood in the Snow

An innovative and important showcase of contemporary Canadian horror, genre and underground cinema, Blood in the Snow supports and exhibits independent Canadian genre media artists while challenging social boundaries and exploring artistic taboos. The festival is held in Toronto, Ontario and brings together audiences, media coverage, community partnerships, and the filmmaking industry in a celebration of Canadian genre films. BITS was founded in 2012 and became a not-for-profit organization in 2015.

Horror Facts is excited to be apart of the film festival while in attendance we are able to see the latest and greatest new horror films, thus providing you the readers an insight to the festival and reviewing the films that are appearing at Blood in the Snow.

‘Duppy’ Short Film Review

Continuing with our coverage of the films being showcased at this year’s Blood In the Snow Film Festival, we got the opportunity to watch ‘Duppy’ from writer and director Andrew Hamilton. Synopsis: Pulled from Jamaican folklore, DUPPY is a horror-driven meditation on the displacement of diaspora through the eyes of a man grappling with who he is in the world. When a disturbing occurrence befalls a young man packing up a shuttered bookstore on Eglinton…

The Family 2021 Film Review

The Family – existential dread, control, and cults

“and if they were not your creators?” Does a human being ever owe another human being for bringing them into existence? Is supposed creation cause for unquestionable servitude and eternal gratitude despite the circumstances of their condition? Do cult leaders have a genuine interest in the well-being of their followers? Do religion and the fear of the unknown justify horrible means? Or, is it all just in the interest of serving a leader’s needs, wants,…

Vicious Fun movie

‘Vicious Fun’ A Seriously Good Time [REVIEW]

Written by James Villeneuve and directed by Cody Calahan, ‘Vicious Fun’ just might be one of the best films to be shown at the Blood in the Snow film festival in 2021. There’s no doubt that many horror fans, especially horror writers with magazines such as Horror Facts, will enjoy this horror comedy. Joel, a caustic 1980’s film critic for a national horror magazine, becomes entangled in the world of a self-help group for serial…

The Call of Cableulhu

‘The Call of Cableulhu’ Cut The Cords Blood in the Snow Festival

The Call of Cableulhu is a new horror short that’s been making its way to film festivals this year. I recently had a chance to view the film at the Blood in the Snow film festival. For those of you who don’t know about the Blood in the Snow or BITS, it’s an annual horror film event that takes place in Canada, premiering and screening the best horror creations of the year. Do you really…

‘The Phone Interview’ Short Film Review

As you’re aware, we at Horror Facts have been lucky enough to get advance copies of some of the films featured at this year’s Blood in the Snow Film Festival. We’ve already had the opportunity to watch and review ‘He Comes at Night,’ ‘The Call of Cableulhu,’ ‘The Monster Upstairs,’ and ‘Vicious Fun.’  One of the next films we would like to introduce you to is the seven-minute-twenty-seven-second horror short film, ‘The Phone Interview.’ ‘The…

Spark Movie Blood in the Snow

Spark Blood in The Snow Short Film Review

The brand-new short film Spark will screen at the blood in the snow movie festival in 2022. a film festival showcasing the best independent and full-length indie horror in the genre. The strange movie Spark opens with a man outside after a woman asks him to enter, but is there something more sinister at work? Let’s find out. The scene soon cuts to Roxanne being questioned about Harold’s disappearance, one of the two main characters…

Vicinal Short Film Review Blood in the Snow 2022

Vicinal is a Short Film that has made it’s appearance at this year’s Blood in the Snow film festival. I had the opportunity to screen the film thanks to the fine folks over at Super Channel. The plot follows Thom and Romina, a young couple living in an affluent downtown apartment who begin to worry that something—or someone—might be residing in the attic. It’s official Thom and Romina now live in the city’s hippest pad….

Review of Blood in the Snow Film: Folk

The Blood in the Snow Film Festival is back and so is our coverage of the one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates the very best in independent Canadian genre film. While the festival has numerous titles to choose from, we at Horror Facts thought we would check out the French horror short, Folk, from director Gabriel Miron. Folk official synopsis: Late on Halloween night, a woman is harassed by young trick-or-treaters with a sinister agenda. Folk opens…

The Monster Upstairs

‘The Monster Upstairs’ Horror Short Reviewed

With its short runtime of two minutes and seven seconds, The Monster Upstairs is among the shorter films at this year’s Blood in the Snow festival. Yet, this film does have a certain appeal due to the mood it depicts in its limited run time. Inspired by true events, THE MONSTER UPSTAIRS is a short horror film starring Kira Hall, and the monster upstairs… Synopsis A woman is awoken in the middle of the night by her partner;…

Hell in a Handbasket 2021 Film

Hell in a Handbasket (Short Horror Film Review)

Research scientist Dale Borger struggles to maintain his solitary existence in the Arctic. As Dale represents humanity’s last hope in the face of a global pandemic, all hope falls on his shoulders. This short horror film, Hell in a Handbasket, by Lee Chambers, explores a whole new level of our natural fear of isolation and being alone. Hell in a Handbasket was one of the excellent new horror films I screened at the Blood in…

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Visit Blood in the Snow in-person at The Royal Theatre November 18-23, 2021