- 1 hr 45 min
Holidays is a 2016 horror anthology movie that consists of eight different stories based on different holidays, each directed by different directors. The movie includes popular holidays such as Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Halloween, Christmas, etc. The first story is about Valentine's Day, where a high school student struggles to fit in and impress the popular girls in her school. She decides to use black magic to cast a spell on the boy she likes, but things don't go as planned. The second story is centered around St. Patrick's Day, where a teacher with a drinking problem discovers a sinister secret about one of her students. The third story takes place during Easter, where a man tries to make a special gift for his son, but ends up facing supernatural forces. The fourth story features a mother and daughter on Mother's Day, who are trying to reconnect after the death of the father. However, things take a dark turn when they come across a mysterious stranger. Next, the movie takes us to Father's day, where a young boy is desperate for a reunion with his estranged father, but things take a dangerous turn, and he realizes the truth about his father. The sixth story takes place during Halloween, where a woman reluctantly joins her friends to attend a Halloween party, but ends up getting trapped in a terrifying maze. The seventh story, on Christmas, is about a man who is obsessed with Christmas and turns his home into a winter wonderland, but things take an unexpected dark turn. Lastly, the movie concludes with a New Year's Eve party, where a woman finds herself trapped in a loop of time, forced to relive the same night over and over again. Overall, Holidays is a captivating horror anthology that offers a unique twist to traditional holiday themes. Each story is fresh and diverse in terms of style, tone, and subject matter, but all of them are equally terrifying. It combines horror, comedy, and drama beautifully, and despite being a collection of short stories, it manages to maintain consistency and coherence throughout the movie. The performances by the cast are excellent, and the cinematography and music complement the stories perfectly. The movie will appeal to horror enthusiasts who love a good scare, combined with a creative reimagining of holiday-centric themes.