As the holiday decorations are packed away and the cheerful tidings of the season fade into memory, a sinister chill lingers in the air, casting a shadow over the once-joyful atmosphere. The icy grip of January tightens, plunging the world into a deep, dark freeze. In this frigid new year, Crackle unveils a collection of bone-chilling tales that intertwine the cold and the macabre.
Amid this frozen landscape, the weather outside proves to be frightful, when a mischievous-looking snowman comes to town, only this frosted figure doesn’t come with peace or good tidings. This Jack Frost arrives with a heart as cold as ice and a soul fueled by vengeance. This is no fairy-tale snowman—this is a monster born from the DNA of a serial killer, hell-bent on settling a score in a gruesome winter rampage.
If the thought of sentient snow isn’t enough to keep you indoors this January, perhaps the sheer terror of Ice Sharks will. When a group of scientists discover that the ocean floor has become a hunting ground for a new breed of sharks, their white paradise quickly turns into an icy tomb. As the station sinks into the depths, survival becomes a battle against not only nature’s fury but also the relentless hunger of the deep. If you thought the frigid Arctic waters were safe from predators, think again, Ice Sharks proves that no waters are safe from the ravenous maneaters of the ocean.
For those who still wish to brave the harsh elements this month, Frost offers a haunting tale of survival, when a young woman and her estranged father are forced to battle the elements and their fractured relationship when they find themselves stranded on a remote mountainside during a winter storm.
Over at Crackle this month, the cold, dead of winter has arrived, bringing a collection of frozen terror, each one a testament to winter’s unforgiving nature. Below, you’ll find the complete list of all the chilling tales coming to Crackle this month.
Jack Frost (Available: January 1st)
After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed.
Cast: Scott MacDonald (Jarhead), Christopher Allport (To Live & Die in L.A.), Stephen Mendel (Mad Men)
Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (Available: January 1st)
The mutant killer snowman Jack Frost returns to kill more people during Christmas.
Cast: Scott MacDonald (Jarhead), Christopher Allport (To Live & Die in L.A.), Eileen Seeley (Batman Forever)
Troll Hunter (Available: January 1st)
A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Cast: Otto Jespersen (Krypto Kings), Robert Stoltenberg (Orange Girl), Johanna Mørck (Cold Prey 2)
Splinter (Available: January 1st)
Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still-living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.
Cast: Charles Baker (Breaking Bad), Jill Wagner (Stargate: Atlantis), Paulo Costanzo (Designated Survivor)
Frost (Available: January 1st)
A young woman and her estranged father fight to survive after being stranded on a remote mountainside during a winter storm.
Cast: Devanny Pinn (The Flood), Vernon Wells (The Road Warrior), Venus DeMilo Thomas (Veronica Mars)
Isolation (Available: January 1st)
On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Cast: John Lynch (The Secret Garden), Essie Davis (The Babdook), Sean Harris (Mission Impossible – Fallout)
Ice Sharks (Available: January 1st)
A new breed of aggressive, ravenous sharks cracks the frozen ocean floor of an Arctic research station, devouring all who fall through. As the station sinks into frigid waters, those alive must fashion makeshift weapons or suffer the same fate.
Cast: Edward DeRuiter (2-Headed Shark Attack), Kaiwi Lyman (Sympathy for the Devil), Clarissa Thibeaux (Grey’s Anatomy)
Eden Log (Available: January 1st)
A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious creature, he must continue through this strange and fantastic world.
Cast: Clovis Cornillac (The Unbearable Lightness of Being), Vimala Pons (The Wild Boys), Arben Bajraktaraj (Taken)
Snow Beast (Available: January 1st)
A skier and his wife visit a friend’s ski resort during a man-beast’s rampage, and must hide from the impending danger.
Cast: John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazzard), Danielle C. Ryan (Night Train), Paul D. Hunt (Just Add Love)
Backwoods (Available: January 1st)
A company manager wants to take a group of young employees to a retreat in the woods to pay paintball games and practise executive tactics.. When the game starts, the group finds their training’s more than a paintball game, but a fight for survival in a hostile ground whose inhabitants are maniac lunatics.
Cast: Ryan Merriman (The Ring 2), Danny Nucci (Titanic), Haylie Duff (Napoleon Dynamite)
Let the Right One In (Available: January 1st)
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
Cast: Kåre Hedebrant (Cupid’s Balls), Lina Leandersson (The Arbiter), Per Ragnar (The Sugar Experiment)
Soul To Keep (Available: January 1st)
Beelzebub, a powerful demon hellbent to possess and consume souls, goes after siblings and their lifelong friends at a rundown country house.
Cast: Sandra Mae Frank (New Amsterdam), Jordan Theodore (Devil’s Five), Kate Rose Reynolds (She Wolf Rising)
George A. Romero’s Survival of the Dead (Available: January 1st)
On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Cast: Alan Van Sprang (Narc), Kenneth Welsh (The Void), Kathleen Munroe (Law & Order: Organized Crime)
So, as you navigate the frozen landscapes on Crackle this month, prepare to face the bone-chilling embrace of winter, for the dead of winter holds its own brand of terror, lurking beneath the surface and waiting to be discovered.
Whether it’s the unyielding isolation, the hidden dangers in the snow, or the ancient evils that lie dormant, the cold depths of January bring forth nightmares that will leave you trembling. Embrace the darkness, for within the icy grip of winter, a different kind of horror awaits those brave enough to face it – But always remember, when you go walking in a winter wonderland, you’re not always guaranteed to survive the trek.
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