What are you doing New Year’s, New Year’s Eve? New Year’s Eve is a night of celebrations and reflection, but not everyone enjoys heading out for an evening of revelry. A lot of us will spend the evening ushering in…Read more →
Monthly Archives: December 2022
What Holiday Films and Shows Will You Watch on Christmas Eve?
Well friends, the big night is upon us! It’s Christmas Eve, and seasonal films and TV episodes will be watched across the world tonight, for these are every bit as much a part of the holiday as trimming the tree…Read more →
Lucille Ball Needs a Little Christmas in 1974’s “Mame”
“Haul out the holly…” You know how sometimes people get a Christmas gift that they don’t like but you think is perfect? That is the sentiment that some people have over 1974’s notorious dud Mame. Lucille Ball stars in the…Read more →
Who’s Your Favorite Character from “Scrooged”?
For this latest holiday poll, we’re focusing on the 1988 holiday film Scrooged. Director Richard Donner‘s hilarious dark comedy is a contemporary retelling of A Christmas Carol starring Bill Murray as Frank Cross, a cruel television executive whose wicked ways…Read more →
Adam McKay Discusses the Films of 1987 on “The Movies That Made Me”
For their fifth season finale of The Movies That Made Me, hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante welcome back writer/director Adam McKay (the genius responsible for films ranging from Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy to Don’t Look Up). The…Read more →
What’s Your Favorite “Christmas-Adjacent” Movie?
We recently asked MovieFanFare readers if they thought that Die Hard was a Christmas movie. As of this writing, a whopping 57% of you did. For this is a film that is considered “Christmas-adjacent” — set during the holidays, but…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Christmas in Connecticut
Christmas in Connecticut is a perennial holiday favorite thanks to a warm and funny script and unforgettable performances from Barbara Stanwyck, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardner, and Dennis Morgan. In this fantastic farce, Stanwyck shines as a New York food writer…Read more →
Classic Holiday Moments: A Charlie Brown Christmas
“Charlie Brown is a blockhead, but he did get a nice tree.” It was almost 60 years ago that Charlie Brown first discovered the true meaning of the holiday season when A Charlie Brown Christmas made its debut. Is there…Read more →
“The Movies That Made Me” Welcomes Director Luca Guadagnino
The director of acclaimed films like the Suspiria remake and Call Me By Your Name, Luca Guadagnino is the guest on the brand new episode of The Movies That Made Me. You can enjoy Guadagnino’s conversation about his favorite films…Read more →
Great Movie Scenes: Bill Murray Discovers the True Meaning of Christmas in “Scrooged”
A very 1980s retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Scrooged stars Bill Murray as Frank Cross, a successful TV exec who receives laugh-packed lessons in having holiday spirit from some antagonistic apparitions! The film ends with Cross having learned…Read more →