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Why ‘The Muppets Christmas Carol’ is a Horror Film

Brian Henson’s dystopias are the source of many childhood nightmares for me. And if you grew up in the UK, it’s almost a guarantee that you’ve been subject to the horrors of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Whether you performed it as your annual Christmas play…

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In Defence Of Netflix Christmas Films

As December rolls around each year, we reach for our favourite Christmas jumpers, drink copious amounts of hot chocolate, and put on classic films such as White Christmas, Home Alone, or even Elf. However, where do you turn when you want to scratch that festive…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Hulu, Latest, Romance

REVIEW: Happiest Season (2020)

After years of Christmas romances from Hallmark, Lifetime and increasingly, Netflix, this year Hulu have stepped into the market with a twist on the usual format. Actress and director Clea DuVall follows up her 2016 feature debut, The Intervention, with Happiest Season – a lesbian…

Film Reviews

JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: The Santa Clause (1994)

38-year-old Scott Calvin (Allen) is spending Christmas Eve with his young son Charlie (Lloyd), splitting time equally between his ex-wife Laura (Crewson) and her new partner Neil (Reinhold). While the celebration doesn’t go according to plan thanks to Scott’s dismissal of the season, that night…

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Kurt Russell Is Santa Claus In The First Teaser Trailer For Netflix’s ‘The Christmas Chronicles’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0xv99h17QE&w=560&h=315] “The Christmas Chronicles, a holiday adventure from producer Chris Columbus (“Home Alone”, “Harry Potter”) and director Clay Kaytis (“The Angry Birds Movie”), tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch…