It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Ah, Christmas. Food, family, friends, gifts and all that great stuff.
(“You forgot football!”)
Yes, and football. What else? Movies! Holiday movies!
Wait. Holiday movies suck. Well, most of ’em, anyway.
Last year, in a guest blog column I wrote for Forgotten Flix, I provided a list of ten “atypical” holiday films, which I called “Ten Christmas Flix for People Who Don’t Like Christmas Flix.” Now that the holidays are upon us and we are TEN DAYS AWAY, I’ve decided to dust off the links to that 2-part column in order to provide you with some possible alternative holiday viewing. That’s right, kids! Each day between today up to and including December 25th, you can take in one of the Christmas-ish titles from this list:
(Click on the links to read my reasons for including each of these cinematic jewels to your holiday viewing rotation. Do it.)
“Ten Christmas Flix for People Who Don’t Like Christmas Flix, Part 1”
16th: Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
17th: Bad Santa (2003)
18th: Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
19th: Gremlins (1984)
20th: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
“Ten Christmas Flix for People Who Don’t Like Christmas Flix, Part 2”
21st: Home Alone (1990)
22nd: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
23rd: Lethal Weapon (1987)
24th: The Ref (1994)
25th: Die Hard (1988)