Eight Days of Christmas, Day 1: Christmas with the Petries

Welcome to the first of Eight Days of Christmas, a celebration of the wintery and often heartwarming holiday cheer churned out by Hollywood. This year’s Eight Days of Christmas will feature films and classic television episodes. It all kicks off today with The Dick Van Dyke Show‘s episode “The Alan Brady Show Presents,” a variety… Read More Eight Days of Christmas, Day 1: Christmas with the Petries

Eight Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street at the Redford Theatre

It doesn’t feel like the Christmas season without a visit to the Redford to watch a Christmas classic. The season began early for me this year, as I visited the Redford to watch one of my favorite holiday films, Miracle on 34th Street, the weekend before Thanksgiving! A film appropriate for both holidays (and therefore appropriate… Read More Eight Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street at the Redford Theatre

Eight days of Christmas: Classics of the Corn, Snow & Snow 2: Brain Freeze

Snow tells the story of Sandy Brooks (Ashley Williams), an awkward zookeeper who has no talent for telling jokes and makes friends with the animals who inhabit the San Ernesto, California zoo because she doesn’t have any human friends. Sandy is constantly pursued by a pesky man named Buck (Patrick Fabian) who is always asking… Read More Eight days of Christmas: Classics of the Corn, Snow & Snow 2: Brain Freeze

Eight Days of Christmas: Favorite things about… Love Actually

The favorite film: Love Actually, a 2003 holiday romantic comedy written and directed by Richard Curtis The synopsis: Romance is explored through the intertwining storylines of multiple couples as they experience young love, fading love, lost love, lust and even brotherly love during the Christmas season in London (and in a few other places, but… Read More Eight Days of Christmas: Favorite things about… Love Actually