The holiday season really wouldn’t be the same without the festive flicks that accompany it, but when cabin fever gets you down, get a change of scenery at the theater. Grab some popcorn and take in some of these most anticipated 2016 holiday movies.
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Office Christmas Party
If you’re in need of some comedic relief this holiday season, this is the movie for you. Starring Long Island’s own Kate McKinnon, this film follows a business branch manager during his attempt to secure a client and his business by throwing a huge holiday party. Other big stars in the film include Jennifer Aniston and Olivia Munn. “Party like your job depends on it” with the Office Christmas Party.
Anyone gearing up for inevitable dinner-table tiffs and nagging relatives will be able to relate to this comedy about a recent widower who invites his kids to come home for the holidays. Join an all-star cast, which includes Danny Glover and Gabrielle Union, as their on-screen characters attempt to get along while living together for five days. Will the week be a Christmas miracle or a holiday nightmare?
Bad Santa 2
Bad Santa is back and trying to buck the notion that sequels are never as good as the original. Billy Bob Thornton is equally determined to “give the holidays another shot.” Characters Willie (Thornton) and Marcus (Tony Cox) team up once again to knock off a Chicago Christmas charity but this time an appearance by Willie’s mother (Kathy Bates) stirs things up.
This may just be your new favorite holiday movie. Director Billy Dickson brings a traditional Christmas movie with a modern twist to the big screen. The film set in a small town details a business owners attempts to save the local Christmas pageant.