For every It's a Wonderful Life, there are at least five other Christmas-themed movies that are pretty darned dreadful. From the horrors of Jack Frost to the B-level schlock that is Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, we name our picks for worst holiday movies ever, and ask you to tell us which holiday movies made your heart shrink two sizes too small.
Earlier this week, the fine folks over at George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight assembled a veritable hall of fame of Canadian rap stars to update a holiday tune that is as funky as it is festive. I'm talking about Christmas Rappin', the infectious hit with the killer baseline that helped propel Harlem, N.Y. rapper Kurtis Blow to major-label stardom back in 1979.
Notoriously unfiltered British comic, author and scene-stealing actor Russell Brand had a banner year in 2010, culminating with role in Julie Taymor's screen adaptation of The Tempest. Further proof of Brand's all-around genius surfaced on the internet yesterday, in some mesmerizing footage obtained from an early rehearsal for Taymor's film.
Devotees of the sci-fi genre, Dianna Agron and controversial A Million Little Pieces author James Frey are in a collective tizzy this morning, all thanks to the trailer for the buzzed-about film project, I Am Number Four.