Tag Archives: Santa

Episode 124: The Polar Express

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Or rather, Happy T-Hanksgiving! This week we dig deep into the Tom Hanks-filled 2004 animated feature The Polar Express, which somehow manages to turn Chris Van Allsburg’s 32-page book into a feature-length adventure full of magical train-hopping … Continue reading

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Episode 123: The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus

Welcome to Holiday Season 2021! It’s been a long year, but we’re determined to send this one out with a bang! On this week’s episode, we attempt to explain the weirdo madness of Rankin/Bass’s 1985 special The Life & Adventures … Continue reading

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Episode 113: The Silent Partner

This week we remember the late, great Christopher Plummer with a look at the 1978 heist thriller The Silent Partner. Plummer plays a bank robber disguised as a mall Santa; Elliot Gould plays the bank teller who sees him coming and … Continue reading

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Episode 112: Christmas Chronicles 2

Kurt Russell is back as everyone’s favorite Santa for another wacky holiday adventure! It’s Christmas Chronicles 2, a film that opens up the world of Santa and the North Pole, but in the process squanders practically everything that made the … Continue reading

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Episode 107: Frosty The Snowman (w/ Jake Horowitz and Andy Lewis)

This week we’re joined by filmmakers Jake Horowitz and Andy Lewis to discuss their new film Cup of Cheer, as well as the Rankin/Bass animated classic Frosty The Snowman! Jake and Andy are the co-writers (and Jake the director) of … Continue reading

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Episode 106: Christmas Evil

Home for the Horrordays continues! Released in 1980, Christmas Evil was sold to cash in on the success of Halloween or Friday the 13th. While it bears many of the hallmarks of a typical 80s slasher film, what sets this one apart … Continue reading

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Episode 105: Santa’s Slay

Welcome to October, the season of falling leaves, pumpkin spiced everything and also a little thing called HOME FOR THE HORRORDAYS! We’re kicking things this week off with Santa’s Slay! This film is notorious for it’s opening scene, in which … Continue reading

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Episode 104: The Santa Clause 3

Happy Fall to one and all! Just as we bid farewell to another summer, so too must we leave behind the works of Tim Allen. On this week’s show, we round out the Santa Clause trilogy with a discussion of The … Continue reading

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Episode 103: The Santa Clause 2

Greetings and Happy Labor Day, friends! The summer haze is starting to burn itself out and that first whiff of autumn air is right around the corner. As we begin the long slow slide into Holiday Season 2020, we figure … Continue reading

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Episode 102: Dial Code Santa Claus

On this episode, we spotlight a film we’ve been trying to get our hands on for at least a couple years. It’s 36:15 Code Pere Noel, also known as Dial Code Santa Claus, or Deadly Games depending on where you find … Continue reading

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