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Easter, Father's Day and beyond will never be the same again after horror anthology 'Holidays'

Easter, Father's Day and beyond will never be the same again after horror anthology 'Holidays'

When John Carpenter's "Halloween" became a surprise hit in 1978, producers flooded the market with holiday-themed slashers. That's the roundabout inspiration for the horror anthology "Holidays," which otherwise has no explanatory framing device or through-story. The film is just one short after another, set at St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Father's Day, etc.

As is usually the case with these kinds of projects, the quality fluctuates. The most famous writer-director here, geek auteur Kevin Smith, is responsible for the worst entry: a slight, gross, unfunny Halloween-themed piece about "cam girls" who torture their obnoxious boss.

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