Today in Movie Culture: The Holiday Special

Today in Movie Culture: The Holiday Special

Dec 24, 2015

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for holiday movie culture:


Star Wars Holiday Special of the Day:

Lightsabers and Stormtroopers become candy canes in this Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoof from Candy Warehouse:


Holiday Movie Mashup of the Day:

Christmas Vacation gets even darker, and Krampus gets even funnier when the two movies are mashed together (via Live for Films):


Holiday Movie Supercut of the Day:

What would the ultimate Christmas movie look like? This supercut shows us:


Alternative Holiday Movie Poster of the Day:

This Mondo print by Laurent Durieux honors the Christmas setting of Die Hard:


Vintage Holiday Movie of the Day:

105 years ago this week, the Thomas Edison-produced version of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol was released in cinemas. Watch the short silent classic remastered in full below.


Holiday Movie Parodies of the Day:

What if Hollywood remade holiday movies such as It's a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn? Fandango and Movieclips show us in a special edition of MisCast:


Holiday Movie Cosplay of the Day:

Dressing up like Santa Claus isn't really movie cosplay, unless it's the version of Santa Claus from Rise of the Guardians:


Classic Holiday Cartoon of the Day:

This week is the 60th anniversary of the Oscar-nominated animated short Good Will to Men. Watch the classic cartoon, with its anti-war holiday message, in full below.


Holiday Movie Takedown of the Day:

Never mind all the think pieces arguing that Love Actually is not very good. Honest Trailers lays down all the ways it's not loveable actually:


Classic Holiday Movie Trailer of the Day:

You've probably seen A Christmas Story so many times you've forgotten what it was like before it existed. Here's the original trailer, which arrived in theaters before the holiday classic did:



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