Appreciate A Dragon Day, January 16th

The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, Flight of Dragons, The Dragon Riders of Pern, How to Train a Dragon and Harry Potter are all books and films that explore dragons in one way or another. Appreciate A Dragon Day is a day set aside to celebrate this cultural icon Dragons… Read More

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Research Reveals The Ultimate Christmas Movie And It’s Not ‘Die Hard’!

What makes the perfect Christmas movie? And which is the best of the best? Everyone has their own opinion, but a new study has the answer – https://musicmagpie.co.uk/ultimate-christmas-movies/ According to the team at musicMagpie, there are four key elements that make a Christmas classic. It must have Christmas references (obviously), perform well in the box office, be a hit with critics and audiences alike, and create a festive buzz year after year. Using this as a starting point, they looked at 20 of the most popular festive films of all time and ranked them against 20 different criteria to determine the ultimate Christmas movie. The Ultimate Christmas Movie According to musicMagpie’s research, Home Alone takes the top spot, being crowned the ultimate Christmas film. It tops the charts for financial performance, as well as festive buzz, being the one film people just can’t stop talking about, year after year. Will Ferrell’s Elf takes the number 2 spot, followed by Love Actually, How The Grinch Stole Christmas and The Santa Clause. At the other end of the table, The Holiday comes in …

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How to Make Friendsgiving a Success

With no official origin, the term and festivities for Friendsgiving (friends and Thanksgiving) have been estimated to be around for a little over a decade.  Thinking of playing host this year? Here are a few items to consider for your next epic holiday. Invite the right people Friendsgiving is a time to be thankful for… Read More

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AMC Networks Reveals Largest Slate Of Holiday Programming With ‘Best Christmas Ever’

AMC Networks has viewers covered this holiday season as the second annual “Best Christmas Ever,” returns with its largest slate of holiday programming to-date featuring over 60 films and specials airing all day, every day, and this year expands to all five of AMC Networks. Beginning Monday, November 25 through Christmas Day, the monthlong programming event will offer up more than 700 hours of holiday-themed movies, specials and family favorite films. AMC Networks will be the exclusive home to many holiday favorites including Elf, The Polar Express, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Miracle on 34th Street (’94), Four Christmases, Fred Claus and Rankin-Bass Christmas classics including The Year Without a Santa Claus, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Jack Frost, and Rudolph’s Shiny New Year, among many others. This year’s newly expanded Best Christmas Ever holiday event will feature a schedule takeover on AMC, and daily marathons across the other AMC Networks including BBC America, IFC, Sundance TV, and WEtv. The majority of movies and specials will also be available on-demand on AMC.com and the AMC app. “We are delighted for the return of ‘Best Christmas Ever,’ which …

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Trans Siberian Orchestra Provides A Stunning Spectacle This Holiday Season

(TRR) Nothing says the holiday season has begun than our annual tradition of checking out the audio and visual spectacular that is the Trans Siberian Orchestra! We recently attended their nighttime performance at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA and it always seems to us that Philadelphia has very… Continue reading

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The Comeback And History Of Christmas Kissing Balls

(PCM) Not to be confused with hanging a mistletoe, Christmas Kissing Balls are medium to large size bunches of evergreens, holly and herbs placed in a spherical shape and hung in the doorways of a home. Some people may add pieces of mistletoe to them as well, as a more recognizable symbol to urge those that […]

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