DAY 9: What to Watch (Holiday Edition)

DAY 9: What to Watch (Holiday Edition)

Movies in Theaters

The Revenant

Premieres December 25. R. In this new western thriller directed by Birdman creator Alejandro Inarritu, wilderness explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is attacked by a bear and left to die. The movies follows his quest to survive the winter.

the revenant







Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Premieres December 17. PG-13. This long-awaited continuation of the original Star Wars trilogy is the perfect movie to see with your family during the holidays. With a return from Han Solo and Chewbacca, it’s a must-see for any Star Wars fan.

star wars







The Hateful Eight

Premieres December 25. R. This new Quentin Tarantino flick follows a band of eight travelers stuck on the Oregon Trail in the winter.

hateful eight








Movies on Streaming Services

A Very Murray Christmas

Currently on Netflix. TV-MA. In this variety show Christmas special, Bill Murray tries to throw together a show while snowbound in a New York hotel. Guest stars include the likes of Jason Schwartzman, Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Maya Rudolph, Phoenix, and Chris Rock.

bill murray







A Charlie Brown Christmas

Currently on Netflix. TV-G. This movie is a holiday classic that should be on everyone’s watch-list.

charlie brown







The Nightmare Before Christmas

Currently on Netflix. PG. This cult classic combines Halloween and Christmas into one giant holiday story. When Jack Skellington (Danny Elfman) discovers Christmas, he is eager to bring it back to Halloween Town. However, this might have some unforeseen consequences.








TV Holiday Specials

Shrek the Halls

Dec. 15. PG. ABC Family. If you’re a fan of Shrek and the holidays, this short special about Shrek’s family decorating for the holidays is perfect for you.

shrek the halls







Saturday Night Live Christmas

Dec 19. TV-MA. NBC. Saturday Night Live’s holiday specials are always something to look forward to, and this year it will be hosted by comedy duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.







A Christmas Story

Dec. 24. PG. TBS. In this holiday classic, Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) tries to get his parents, teachers, and friends to get on board with the idea of him receiving a Red Ryder B.B. gun for Christmas.

a christmas story








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