Truth and Movies

Christmas

Eyes Wide Shut is an anti-consumerist holiday classic

By Brianna Zigler

Stanley Kubrick’s final film contains a thinly-veiled critique of the vulgar excess and materialism of Christmas.

Deck the halls with the worst Christmas movies of all time

By Charles Bramesco

You may want to sharpen up that eggnog, it’s going to be a bumpy sleigh ride...

Christmas gift guide 2020 – 10 ideas for film lovers

By Little White Lies

From apparel to book and Blu-rays, here are some of our favourite movie-themed items for this festive season.

Happiest Season

By Hannah Strong

Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis star in Clea DuVall’s festive rom-com about going home and coming out.

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

By Flora Spencer Grant

Forest Whitaker stars as a down-on-his-luck toymaker in David E Talbert’s festive family frolic.

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A Very Queer Christmas: Is the LGBT+ holiday rom-com season upon us?

By Stefania Sarrubba

Let It Snow and Season of Love bring female queer romance to the fore.

Danny Elfman: How The Nightmare Before Christmas restored my holiday spirit

By Simon Bland

The composer reflects on how this seasonal favourite transformed his life and career.

Why Scrooged remains the ultimate anti-Christmas film

By Chris Heasman

Thirty years ago, Bill Murray’s cruel network executive taught us all the importance of spreading a little seasonal misery.

Christmas gift ideas for film lovers

By Hannah Strong

Put down the gift vouchers and step away from the socks, it’s time for our annual festive gift guide.

Why The Shop Around the Corner is a true Christmas miracle

By Stephen Puddicombe

Sick of rewatching It’s a Wonderful Life? Seek out the other holiday-themed James Stewart classic.

Why Batman Returns is perfect Christmas viewing for 2016

By Chris Evangelista

Tim Burton’s 1992 sequel is a film of utter chaos – what’s more holiday appropriate than that?

The best Christmas gift ideas for film lovers

By Little White Lies

Spread a little seasonal cheer with our essential guide to the best movie-themed gifts around.

Bad Santa 2

By David Jenkins

Billy Bob Thornton’s dangerously alcoholic Father Christmas return for this cheap and cheerful sequel.

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A Very Bill Murray Christmas gets a festive teaser

By Little White Lies

The actor is appearing in his very own seasonal special courtesy of Netflix.

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