An extremely beloved holiday classic about a small child in 1940 who only wants one thing for Christmas. But what if he shoots his eye out?
Alastair Sim plays the title character in what was considered for decades to be maybe the definitive version of the Dickens story, though I was a little thrown by the way the movie makes up a bunch of extra bits of Scrooge’s origin story for no discernible reason.
A beloved holiday Christmas special involving both Chuck Jones and Boris Karloff, which centers around the greatest diss track ever written and launched an increasing awful media franchise.
We go on a journey back in time to find the first Christmas movie ever made, which is only four minutes long but packs an awful lot in there.
One of the most used VHS tapes of my childhood was this TV special taped off of CBS… it is only marginally easier to access today.
Cary Grant is an angel who appears in the life of a tightly-wound workaholic bishop, but ends up attracted to his wife in a movie that is effortlessly charming, but also simultaneously so weightless that it seems on the verge of evaporation.
Holidayfest ’21 starts with a heartwarming holiday tale of a small child setting grown men on fire and torturing them with spiders.
Ingmar Bergman’s final film is about kids at Christmas, and also basically every other thing you can think of.
Join us for another week of holiday-themed features, from animated TV specials to Cary Grant as a suave angel to the first Christmas movie ever made.
My favorite Christmas movie, bar none, featuring Michael Caine as Scrooge and Gonzo the Great as Charles Dickens.