Episode 6: The Man Who Invented Christmas

Dickens! This month, Kerry and Collin delve into the origin story of Dickens' immortal classic. No, not the Bible. That other one. "The Man Who Invented Christmas" (2017) is that rare Christmas movie that takes place before Christmas really took off and became this weird thing we do every year. Also, Kerry talks about "The Horror of Dracula" (1958), "Chronicle of A Summer" (1961) and "Shadows" (1959) for the "We Just Say Book" segment.

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James Laczkowski
Episode 5: While You Were Sleeping

Kerry and Collin are joined by guests Christopher Brooks and Marissa Linzi of the podcast "FWD" to talk about the 1995 classic rom-com, While You Were Sleeping. Are rom-coms dead? Can we still have romantic fantasies in film anymore? Does Valentine’s Day suck? Just a few of the questions that pop up in this discussion. Later, Kerry talks about Ida (2013), Floating Weeds (1959) and Trouble In Paradise (1932) for the "We Just Say Book" segment.

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James Laczkowski
Episode 4: Babes In Toyland (1934)

Kerry and Collin return to talk about the weirdest film in the Laurel & Hardy filmography, Babes In Toyland (1934). Monkey mice, Bogeymen and ghost dwarves play supporting roles in this alternately nightmarish and charming fantasy. Also, they talk about life after Christmas and Kerry talks about The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), Some Came Running (1958) and Anatomy Of A Murder (1959) for the “We Just Say Book” segment.

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James Laczkowski
Episode 3: Christmas Evil

Christine Sellin joins Kerry and Collin for a discussion of the 1980 horror film CHRISTMAS EVIL. They also answer listener mail, talk about obscure Christmas music and Kerry talks about Fellini’s 8 ½ (1963), Harold and Maude (1971) and Queen Christina (1933) for the “We Just Say Book” segment.

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James Laczkowski
Episode 2: The Christmas Chronicles

Kerry and Collin look at the Netflix family comedy THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES, starring Kurt Russell as Santa Claus. Then, in a new segment, Kerry talks about two films she watched for the book "1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die": Captain Blood (1935) and The Lion King (1994).

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James Laczkowski
Episode 1: A Christmas Story

In their debut episode Kerry and Collin look at the ubiquitous classic A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983) and its direct-to-video sequel, A CHRISTMAS STORY 2 (2012). Why does one endure while the other one flounders? They also talk about the purpose of the show, their own holiday memories and what constitutes a film that has "knit-ability"? 

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James Laczkowski