the curmudgeonly movie lover’s unpleasant Advent calendar: December 8

Click or tap for a taste of the cynicism of the season! The perfect antidote to all the fa-la-la-la-la!

Stream A Christmas Story:
• Amazon US [rent or buy]
• Apple TV US [rent or buy]
• HBO Max US [stream]
• Amazon UK [rent or buy]
• Apple TV UK [rent or buy]

Read my review of A Christmas Story.


the curmudgeonly movie lover’s unpleasant Advent calendar

December 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24

(This is a rerun of a project I did in 2007. That’s long enough ago that it’s worth bringing back!)
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Steve Gagen
Steve Gagen
Thu, Dec 09, 2021 2:51pm

This must be the most curmudgeonly Christmas movie of them all! I think this compilation from “Honest Trailers” days it all!
https://youtu.be/paWSduN6CTk

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  Steve Gagen
Sun, Dec 12, 2021 5:21pm

This trailer is way more cynical than the movie, which is, I think, the most honest Christmas movie ever made. :-)