The new version’s plot is described as, “Tim Allen’s mental breakdown brings him to believe he is the real Santa Claus. His madness persuades his son Charlie which causes turmoil amongst the family.”
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The minute-and-a-half clip begins with eerie and suspenseful music and then cuts to Allen talking to a school administrator who tells him he must tell his son that he’s not Santa Claus. We then see more clips of Allen
Wrapping presents, listening to holiday music and drinking hot chocolate sum up the holidays perfectly, but nothing gives us more holiday spirit than watching holiday movies!
If you find that the holiday spirit hasn’t quite hit you yet, our list of movies to watch at home will definitely give the holiday cheer you’ve been looking for. Sit back, get a cozy blanket and snuggle up with your friends and family while checking out Cineplex’s Must-Watch Holiday Movies:
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
In the town of Whoville, where Christmas is celebrated all year round, the Grinch continues to hide away in his chamber up on a secluded mountain where he spends his time hating Whos…
But even the most diehard Christmas movie fanatics still have secrets to discover, from just how much actors went it took to bring storybook characters to life, to the cameos you might have missed even on your 10th viewing.
1. Now a beloved classic, It’s a Wonderful Life was a total box office flop when it was released in
Among the ever-growing list of classic movies celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, which includes Forrest Gump, Pulp Fiction, The Little Rascals, and Little Giants – we can now add our first Christmas movie to the list, The Santa Clause!
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The film stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, a divorced father of his 6-year-old son Charlie, portrayed by Eric Lloyd. Though initially distant, Charlie and his father are drawn closer than ever through a series of events that force Scott to take on his new position as Santa Clause.
"The movie's about a little boy and his dad that aren't very close, and one night they go on a great adventure to the North Pole," 8-year-old Eric Lloyd told Et. "Then they get to the next Christmas, and they're very close."
Et was invited on set back in 1994 with stars Tim Allen and Eric Lloyd
Here's what's on tap for Monday, Dec. 2:
(6:00-6:30 Pm Et/Pt) Winnie The Pooh And Christmas Too
In this Christmas classic, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet rush to get Christopher Robin's letter to Santa before it's too late. With many obstacles before them, they learn the true meaning of Christmas. (Animated)
(6:30-7:00 Pm Et/Pt) Mickey's Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens' famous story is retold with Mickey as Bob Cratchit, Uncle Scrooge as Ebenezer Scrooge, Goofy as Jacob Marley's ghost and Donald as nephew Fred. (Animated)
(7:00-8:00 Pm Et/Pt) Jack Frost (1979)
Pardon-Me-Pete the Groundhog tells the story of how Jack Frost
Directed by Michael Lembeck
Written by Don Rhymer, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss
Starring Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Spencer Breslin, David Krumholtz, Judge Reinhold, Eric Lloyd
Why wait eight years between the original Santa Clause and its follow-up, The Santa Clause 2? This is a question I’ve been asking myself over the last week, before I watched the film for our podcast, during our recording, and now. I didn’t bring it up on the show, because I imagine the question would’ve just floated out into virtual nothingness. But I wonder. The first film opened in November of 1994 to moderate critical acclaim and strong box office returns. I honestly don’t remember how “angry” I might’ve sounded on the podcast last year (Gabe described me as such in our discussion this week), but when my wife puts the original on,
The Santa Clause stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, a thirtysomething divorced father and toy company advertising executive. There's a hilarious scene where Scott is visiting his son Charlie's (Eric Lloyd) elementary school to discuss his job, when he is repeatedly forced to try to explain to another student his job description.
The plot rolls forward. 'Twas the night before Christmas ... and Santa Claus falls off Scott's roof. The end. Or, is it? Scott and Charlie realize the man who appears to be Santa Claus has mysteriously vanished, leaving behind his suit, in which they find a
An all star lineup including Brian Austin Green (Beverly Hills 90210), Thomas Dekker (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Owain Yeoman (The Mentalist), Eric Lloyd (The Santa Clause) Mimi Michaels (Boogeyman 3), Angelina Armani, Danielle Harris (Hatchet II), Johnathon Schaech (the Forsaken), Allison Kyler (VH1's Scream Queens [Season 2]) and Gail O'Grady (Hellcats) star in a horror film directed by Robert Hall of
ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2
Well....it's finally here! The international teaser (see below) for ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 and the film simply looks awesome. I'm not even a fan of the original, but I am anticipating the release of this film.
Plot details are still vague. This brief plot synopsis was available on IMDb, but doesn't really tell viewers anything that they didn't know to begin with.
"ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death
The spirited extravaganza, now in its thirteenth year, includes over 200 hours of holiday-themed entertainment. Pour a little egg nog, cuddle up by the fire and get into the holiday spirit by checking out ABC Family's holiday movies!
ABC Family's '25 Days of Christmas''Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas'
Wednesday, December 1 He's mean, he's green and he doesn't
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