Violent Night shows the perfect way to remake old movies by reusing the most popular elements, but it’s also a Christmas movie in its own right.
violent night is a refreshingly dark holiday treat that perfectly demonstrates how to remake old movies while staying true to its own premise. David Harbor stars as a very tough St. Nick who receives a distress call from Trudy whose home is being invaded by some very naughty criminals on Christmas Eve instead of receiving a letter requesting toys. . Equipped with Jingle Bells explosives and Candy Cane mines, Santa Claus is coming to town.
John Leguizamo’s Scrooge and his gang use an elaborate trap when Santa goes into attack mode to thwart his plans to access the family safe. Amidst the chaos, there is a moment when Santa bonds with Trudy, combining themes of retribution with the redemption of Santa’s difficult past.A surprising number of Killer Santa her horror films exist, but not all Not all movies embrace action, humor, and heart in the same way. violent night. If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, violent night respectfully honors other Christmas classics while securing its place as a tradition for the upcoming holiday season. In doing so, it sets the blueprint for the remake.
Violent Night is a 3 in 1 remake
Thanks to its basic premise and character archetypes, violent night act as a remake of die hard, home aloneWhen Santa ClausSanta sets a gruesome trap worthy of the R rating home aloneboasts the attitude of a veteran warrior like Bruce Willis. die hardThe movie refers directly to die hard in that dialogue. Santa Claus Explains the origins of the Santa persona and appears by embodying Tim Allen’s Scott Calvin, who gradually transitions from a reluctant and grumpy Santa to a happy and hopeful Santa. increase.
all that franchise violent night The bibliography has multiple sequels spanning decades, making it an easily recognizable pillar of the Christmas film community. christmas story) elaborate and gruesome catering vans home alone This movie shows that remaking parts of an old movie can be both insane and incredibly subtle.Sometimes just including a beloved actor like Beverly D’Angelo is enough as an Easter egg in a Christmas movie without direct reference National Lampoon’s Christmas Holidays.
Violent Night creates something new in its own space
It may look like an imitation of an old movie, but it has enough creative freedom to make it feel like its own original IP. As a disgruntled Santa, Haber leads a disgruntled John McClane to Father Christmas and does things like bandage his wounds with holiday wrapping, but his character’s Viking background and the actor’s physical physique are undeniable. Comedy is different. It’s more than a match for him.
It’s an inspired gag that Santa uses something like a prank list to tell you how many henchmen are left. violent night While paying tribute to multiple franchises, violent night 2. Browse die hard, home aloneWhen Santa Claus By taking some of their most defining moments and incorporating them into a nostalgic plot. succeeded in producing
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