Blood in the Snow 2023 Day 4 Coverage

Blood in the Snow 2023

As the eerie chill of winter whispers through the streets, the Blood in the Snow Film Festival continues to ignite the fiery passion of horror and thriller enthusiasts. Welcome back, dear readers, to our nightly recount of Canada’s most chilling cinematic celebration. We’ve passed the halfway mark, but the festival shows no signs of cooling down. If anything, the tales have grown darker, the suspense tighter, and the thrills more intense. Day 4 looms on … Read The Full Article

Blood in the Snow 2023 Day 3 Coverage

Blood in the Snow 2023

The bitter cold of Toronto on November 22 was no match for the heat generated by the festival’s scorching line-up as the Blood in the Snow Film Festival went into its third day. The festival’s sizzling line-up included some of the most anticipated indie films of the year. The convention, which has become a beacon for fans of horror in Canada, maintained its momentum by showing a variety of films that both respected the conventions of … Read The Full Article

Blood in the Snow 2023 Day 2 Coverage

Blood in the Snow 2023

The second day of the Blood in the Snow 2023 Film Festival brought another slate of provocative and spine-tingling cinema to eager crowds in Toronto. As the premier celebration of Canadian horror continued on November 21, the festival showcased more bold new voices pushing genre boundaries. Our team returned to take in day two’s impressive program of features and shorts. The lineup demonstrated the incredible range of subject matter and styles that emerging filmmakers are … Read The Full Article

Blood in the Snow 2023 Day 1 Coverage

Blood in the Snow 2023

The Blood in the Snow Film Festival kicked off its chilling 2023 edition on November 20th, treating horror fans in Toronto to a thrilling lineup of genre cinema on opening day. As Canada’s premier showcase of independent horror, Blood in the Snow aims to push boundaries and support the country’s community of emerging filmmakers. This year’s selections on day one delivered on that promise, with thought-provoking stories and stunning technical achievements from the next wave … Read The Full Article

Blood in The Snow: Not Another Serial Killer Review

Continuing with our coverage of the Blood in the Snow film festival, we at Horror Facts thought we would check out the satire serial killer short film Not Another Serial Killer by directors Angela Hanna Goulene and Alessandro Russotti. Not Another Serial Killer, official synopsis: Tessa Fey is a young millennial with many assets; only one problem, though, all the men she attracts are serial killers. The film opens with an unknown woman who enters … Read The Full Article

Blood In The Snow: The Last Christmas Review

Continuing with our coverage of the Blood in the Snow film festival, we at Horror Facts thought we would check out the holiday horror short The Last Christmas next and see if we can stay off Santa’s naughty list this year. The Last Christmas official synopsis: ‘Tis the night before Christmas and all is peaceful. Parents get much-needed rest, whilst children dream expectantly. Unfortunately for teenage cheerleader, Kirsten, her dream quickly turns into a nightmare … Read The Full Article

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 … Read The Full Article

Blood in The Snow 2022 Press Release

Blood in the Snow 2022

Canadian independent genre media artists are supported and showcased at the annual Blood in the Snow Film Festival, a one-of-a-kind and inventive celebration of Canadian horror, genre, and underground movies. The BITS Cinema Festival is an annual event held in Toronto, Ontario, that showcases and celebrates Canadian genre film and is attended by viewers, media, community partners, and the filmmaking industry. BITS is back with more thrills and chills! Beginning on November 21st, horror lovers … Read The Full Article

‘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 … Read The Full Article

Hell in a Handbasket (Short Horror Film Review)

Hell in a Handbasket 2021 Film

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 … Read The Full Article

The Family – existential dread, control, and cults

The Family 2021 Film Review

“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, … Read The Full Article

‘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 … Read The Full Article

‘Vicious Fun’ A Seriously Good Time [REVIEW]

Vicious Fun movie

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 … Read The Full Article

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

The Call of Cableulhu

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 … Read The Full Article

‘He Comes at Night’ Short Film Review

After having to change to a virtual format last year due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Blood in the Snow Film Festival is pleased to welcome fans back to the Royal Cinema this year. Blood in the Snow, which showcases the best in independent Canadian horror, is set to take place between November 18 – 23 at the Royal Cinema in Toronto, Ontario. We, at Horror Facts, are also pleased to announce that we … Read The Full Article