Happy Holidays and Remember, “Mistletoe Can be Deadly if You Eat it”

Just a quick post to wish all you nerds a Happy Holiday, and to also check out this dope artwork from Japanese artist Yuko Shimizu celebrating the best Christmas movie ever, Batman Returns:

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Hayley Orrantia is Back to Discuss Her New Movie, ‘Christmas is Canceled’

Hayley Orrantia stars as Emma in the new holiday comedy, Christmas is Canceled, which is currently streaming on Prime Video. She also released a new single for the movie called, “The Same Way.”

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The Middle Geeks Episode 33: ‘Gaza Mon Amour’ Review and Holiday Edition

Even though there’s not a lot to be merry about, we count our blessings and make it merry! We also discuss the wonderful 2020 film Gaza Mon Amour by director brothers Tarzan and Arab Nasser, which shows old love in the middle of Gaza, starring our fave Hiam Abbass. We also discuss the exciting news of We Are Lady Parts Season 2 renewal, Mena Massoud’s new Netflix rom-com coming out soon, and much more!

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NOC Interview: Chad Michael Murray Discusses ‘Toying With the Holidays’

Chad Michael Murray stars as Kevin in Toying With the Holidays. The holiday film is part of It’s a Wonderful Lifetime and premieres Saturday, December 18 at 8/7c on Lifetime. Murray also serves as co-executive producer.

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‘The Advent Calendar’ Proves to be Fun Holiday Horror

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. It’s a moment to reflect on one’s life for the past 12 months with the family and friends you cherish, and celebrate another year together. Patrick Ridremont’s new film, The Advent Calendar, however, delivers a deliciously macabre statement that rejects the Yuletide sentiments for horror and gore sensibilities wrapped lovingly in beautiful cinematography and terrible people. This French film gifts the audience with an Advent calendar of terror, each scene opening up to reveal heightening anxious dread, that will leave horror fans happy this holiday season.

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Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman on Reuniting for ‘A Christmas Dance Reunion’

Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman star in Lifetime’s A Christmas Dance Reunion. The holiday film reunites the two actors after they previously starred in all three High School Musical movies together. It premieres on Friday, December 3.

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NOC Interview: Skylar Astin Talks ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas’

Skylar Astin reprises his role as Max Richman in Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas, which is a new TV movie based on the Emmy-winning show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. The holiday film will begin streaming December 1 on The Roku Channel.

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Vanessa Hudgens Talks ‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star’

Vanessa Hudgens stars as Queen Margaret, Princess Stacy, and Fiona in The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star, which is the third movie in the The Princess Switch franchise. It follows The Princess Switch and The Princess Switch: Switched Again. The film began streaming November 18 on Netflix. Hudgens also serves as a producer.

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Steve Zahn and June Diane Raphael Talk ‘8-Bit Christmas’ on HBO Max

Steve Zahn and June Diane Raphael star as John and Kathy Doyle in 8-Bit Christmas, which tells a humorous and heartfelt look back at the adventures of childhood. The new holiday film will debut exclusively Wednesday, November 24 on HBO Max.

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Neil Patrick Harris and Winslow Fegley Talk Their New Film, ‘8-Bit Christmas’

Neil Patrick Harris and Winslow Fegley star as adult and young Jake Doyle in 8-Bit Christmas, which tells a humorous and heartfelt look back at the adventures of childhood. The new holiday film will debut exclusively Wednesday, November 24 on HBO Max.

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Remy Hii Discusses ‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star’

Remy Hii plays Peter in The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star, which is the third movie in the The Princess Switch franchise. It follows The Princess Switch and The Princess Switch: Switched Again. The film began streaming November 18 on Netflix.

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‘Home Sweet Home Alone’ Has a Moral Compass and a Happy New Year

The holiday season is underway yet again. As some of us prepare to celebrate with our loved ones, let’s keep in mind the folks who may be spending this season apart. Hopefully none of us are getting into any ridiculous, mischievous, or downright zany shenanigans that might earn you a mark inside the old “Maybe” box on the naughty/nice list. If that’s the case, at least there are now six movies that explain in cartoonish detail what to do if you find yourself riding the sleigh solo during a ho-ho-home invasion.

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Watch the New Trailer for HBO Max’s ‘8-Bit Christmas’

From New Line Cinema and HBO Max comes 8-Bit Christmas. The film stars Neil Patrick Harris, Winslow Fegley, June Diane Raphael, David Cross, and Steve Zahn. Michael Dowse serves as director with a screenplay by Kevin Jakubowski, based on his book of the same title. The official trailer and poster have just been released!

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Padma Lakshmi’s ‘Taste the Nation: Holiday Edition’ is Wonderful and Moving

We obviously look forward to the holidays for the food. Whether it’s for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Passover, Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, Diwali, Día De Los Muertos, Seollal (Korean New Year), Nowruz (Persian New Year), or some other holiday, we always enjoy diving into a scrumptious feast with our loved ones to commemorate these occasions. But how exactly did some of these food traditions develop here in the United States, and what were the specific contributions of Immigrant and Indigenous communities?

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Watch the Official Trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star’

Merry Switchmas, everyone! Netflix has just shared the official trailer and key art for The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star. Along with Vanessa Hudgens, the cast includes Nick Sagar, Sam Palladio, Remy Hii, and Will Kemp. Hudgens will also serve as producer along with Brad Krevoy.

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Padma Lakshmi’s ‘Taste the Nation: Holiday Edition’ is Coming to Hulu in November

Taste the Nation is famed cookbook author and TV personality Padma Lakshmi’s documentary series that highlights the American food of various communities of color and immigrants to the US. It’s an incisive and moving look at how BIPOC peoples all around the country have influenced and defined the nebulous and all-encompassing “American” cuisine, which is really just many cuisines from the communities highlighted in this series and beyond.

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Sony Introduces Lottery-Style Registration for a Chance to Buy a PS5 During the Holidays

Between the pandemic, online bots, scalpers, and increasing demand, the PlayStation 5 is soon to be a year from launch and still a challenge to get your hands on. Sony recently announced that, for the coming Holiday season, they will be holding a lottery-style registration event that will give consumers the chance to purchase one of the limited PS5 Consoles in stock directly from PlayStation.

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Watch the Official Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Love Hard’

Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang, and Darren Barnet star in Netflix’s new romcom, Love Hard. The film is directed by Hernán Jiménez and will begin streaming on November 5. Check out the newly released trailer and key art!

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Get a First Look at Netflix’s New Rom-Com, ‘Love Hard’

Nina Dobrev, Darren Barnet, and Jimmy O. Yang star in Netflix’s next holiday rom-com obsession, Love Hard. The film will begin streaming on November 5. Netflix has just released some new first look images to get fans in the holiday spirit, which will have you counting down the days until Love Hard is released!

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Everyone’s Favorite ‘High School Musical’ Duo are Reuniting in ‘A Christmas Dance Reunion’

Christmas came early with an exciting new Lifetime movie announcement! As part of the network’s “It’s A Wonderful Lifetime” lineup, Monique Coleman and Corbin Bleu will be reuniting in A Christmas Dance Reunion. The duo previously starred in all three High School Musical films together.

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