The secrets of seasonal horror Krampus revealed

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If you're hankering after an alternative Christmas film, Krampus may be just the thing. Director Michael Dougherty's new horror/fantasy/comedy film is based upon the horned figure from Germanic folklore who, during the Christmas holidays, punishes children who have misbehaved.

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Alice Pattillo

Alice Pattillo is a freelance journalist with a passion for heavy metal, horror, science fiction, fantasy and comics. She has over seven years experience in magazines, formerly working as a staff writer at Creative Bloq, Imagine FX, Computer Arts and 3D World, as production editor for Guitar World and Guitar Player and online editor of Metal Hammer.