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Holidays (2016)

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HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

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Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kölsch (as Kevin Kolsch) | 7 more credits »

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Anthony Scott Burns (segment), Kevin Kölsch (segment) (as Kevin Kolsch) | 8 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Madeleine Coghlan ... Maxine (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Savannah Kennick ... Heidi (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Rick Peters ... Coach Rockwell (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Kate Rachesky ... Cathy (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Marilyn Flores ... Swim Team Member (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Emily Haggins Emily Haggins ... Swim Team Member (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Sierra Malo Sierra Malo ... Swim Team Member (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Aimee Sagara Aimee Sagara ... Swim Team Member (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Britain Simons ... Handsome Boy (segment: "Valentine's Day")
Ruth Bradley ... Elizabeth (segment: "Saint Patrick's Day")
Peter Campion Peter Campion ... The Man (segment: "Saint Patrick's Day")
Isolt McCaffrey Isolt McCaffrey ... Grainne (segment: "Saint Patrick's Day")
Norma Sheahan ... The Voice (segment: Saint Patrick's Day) (voice)
Guy Carleton Guy Carleton ... St. Patrick (segment: "Saint Patrick's Day")
Glen Barry ... TV Presenter (segment: "Saint Patrick's Day")
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HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time. The film challenges our folklore, traditions and assumptions, making HOLIDAYS a celebration of the horror on those same special days' year after year. A collaboration of some of Hollywood's most distinct voices, the directors include Kevin Smith (Tusk), Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), Scott Stewart (Dark Skies), Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes), Sarah Adina Smith (The Midnight Swim), Nicholas McCarthy (The Pact), Adam Egypt Mortimer (Some Kind of Hate), and Anthony Scott Burns (Darknet). Written by Vertical Entertainment

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Feriados See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, Ireland

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1.85 : 1
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The segment, "St. Patrick's Day", references the Norwegian folktale "The Lindworm Prince", also known as simply "The Lindworm". While there are several versions of the folktale, the version anthologized in the seminal Asbjornsen and Moe Collection is the most popular one. The folktale tells of a queen giving birth to a snake creature and when the creature is born, it flees into the land. When the creature grows up, it becomes a prince. See more »

Quotes

Father: I'm so happy that you came. Daddy loves you so much, Carol. I'm so proud of you. If you have come and you have found me, then you are here. You're finally here in this room of your own free will. Oh, Carol, that means that you and I can be together again... Together.
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References Carrie (1976) See more »

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Love Me or Leave Me
Written by Tommy Smith and Wayne Perry
Courtesy of Firstcom(M)
[Played during segment "New Year's"]
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Almost Total Poop. Looks like a slightly better version of an "artsy" film student project.
24 April 2016 | by nurpinSee all my reviews

Don't let the trailers fool you, this was not a fun movie to watch. I had high hopes for a fun, comedic horror film anthology when I saw Seth Green in the trailer and Kevin Smith was attached, but it was just an incredible disappointment that was difficult to finish. It seemed like in order to include your film in this anthology you had to write the script while high, since they seemed to give off a drug induced vibe. They were written poorly with bad dialogue, stupid stories, and directed like someone who thought they were pretty darn special. The stories were all fairly horrible, with only two that were minimally entertaining being Christmas (the one with Seth Green) and New Years. Kevin Smith's story about Halloween was so disappointing with a stupid story and pretty bad dialogue -- that's why I thought it must have been written high. I really miss the clever dialogue from long ago Kevin Smith. The other directors just seemed like they wanted to be cool and artsy and failed at both. However, it was nice that after each little story, they listed the writer and director so you know who to blame for such crapitude. I would definitely say wait until its free so you can shut it off before its done without feeling guilty for wasting the money.


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