It’s time once again to deck the halls with some Handpicked Holiday Classic films at M&E. Burglars, lighting mishaps, partying mythical creatures, a magical train ride, terrible gifts, and an errant squirrel are all on the menu. The holidays rarely go as planned. Reserve your recliner for these hilarious holiday classics that never get old..
Gremlins (1984), November 19, 2019
Chaos ensued when a mild-mannered bank teller accidentally allows some cute and furry creatures to turn into Gremlins by violating three simple rules: no water, no food after midnight, and no bright lights. Mayhem and destruction tear through the town of Kingston Falls as these little monsters invade the homes and appliances of its residents.
Elf (2003), November 26, 2019
As a baby, Buddy was a stowaway in Santa’s sack. Now grown into a man, he no longer fits in (quite literally) in Santa’s workshop and he heads back to the real world to find his birth family. But years at the North Pole leave Buddy with an unrealistic understanding of humanity and struggles to fit in with his birth father, a businessman who has spent years on the naughty list.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989), December 3, 2019
All Clark Griswold wants is the perfect family Christmas, but his continuous bad luck and obnoxious family guests make it difficult to keep up the holiday spirit. The ever stalwart Clark keeps plugging along to provide his family with memories to last a lifetime as he eagerly awaits his Christmas bonus.
The Polar Express (2004), December 10, 2019
In the middle of the night on Christmas Eve, a doubting boy is visited by a magical train that will take him to Santa’s workshop in the North Pole. The adventure that follows is a journey of self-discovery that teaches him that wonder never fades for those who believe.
A Christmas Story (1983), December 17, 2019
All Ralphie wants for Christmas is a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB Gun, but the reactions of his mother, his teacher, and even the santa at the department store are less than encouraging. When Christmas arrives, he receives a lot of gifts, including something pink and fluffy that he would rather forget, but what about the gun?