Tag: 12 Days of Christmas Movies

Day 7: Home Alone [with Home Alone Again with the Google Assistant]

Day 7: Home Alone For pure childish fun in a world of irresponsible, cruel and dysfunctional adults, there is no better matchup than Chris Columbus and John Hughes—and yes, I’m talking Home Alone. Macaulay Culkin became the icon for latchkey as Kevin McCallister. Since the 1990s children have learned how to defend themselves from robbers […]

Day 5: Elf

Day 5: Elf How could we possibly write this list without Elf? We couldn’t! Elf is the family holiday classic from 2003 that captivated audiences for 15 years. The film is directed by Jon Favreau, before he became the go-to-guy for genre films after crafting the Iron Man films. Elf landed in his career early and was […]

Day 4: The Holiday

Day 4: The Holiday The best of the auteur directors have a style all their own. Martin Scorsese has tropes that live in many of his films, like gangsters, New York, and a young buck upstart who is looking to conquer the world. On the other end, you have Nancy Meyers, the queen of the […]

Day 2: Die Hard

Day 2: Die Hard This week’s The Goldbergs episode, titled, Yippee Ki Yay Melon Farmer, reminded its viewers that the 1998 Bruce Willis classic Die Hard is the ultimate Christmas action movie. Here’s the set-up. NYPD officer John McClane flies to Los Angeles to see his estranged wife, Holly McClane (Bonnie Bedelia) for Christmas. While Willis […]

Day 1: The Christmas Chronicles (Review)

Review: The Christmas Chronicles So, how does he really do it? Santa is a magical man, but how does the magic work? In a cinematic landscape filled with time travel, magic, superheroes, sci-fi,  and more, audiences are getting more interested in the “how.” The Christmas Chronicles, care of Netflix, is the tale of how two kids […]