Christmas Movies

Know any Grinches?
Know any Grinches?
For me, the first 11 months of the year are merely a prelude to the Christmas season, but I get that not everyone shares my jones for Yuletide. What’s great about the wide and wonderful world of holiday films (which I explore in my book 'Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas') is that for every 'Miracle on 34th Street' and 'It’s a Wonderful Life,' there are plenty of flicks out there for all the
Remember This Kid?
Remember This Kid?
Then: In 2003's 'Bad Santa,' Brett Kelly played Thurman Merman, aka, "The Kid." The Kid befriends Billy Bob Thornton's title character, first suffering from his misanthropic nature but eventually softening the heart of the cynical St. Nick. It was the biggest role to date for the-then 10-year-old from Canada, who had made his movie debut as another character called "Kid" in the
kind of christmas movies
kind of christmas movies
The industry, er, holiday known as Christmas dominates not only the last two months of each year, but has also spawned its own genre of film. There are good holiday flicks (‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’), mediocre ones ('Jingle All the Way') and ones so awful, we'd rather drink expired egg nog than be forced to sit through them ('Christmas With the Kranks'). And then there are the films