‘Christmas Chronicles 2’ dives into holiday mythology in a big way, says critic

Goldie Hawn as Mrs. Claus, Kurt Russell as Santa Claus in “The Christmas Chronicles 2.” Photo by Joseph Lederer/Netflix.

Critics review “The Christmas Chronicles 2,” about Santa Claus and a teenager who try to save Christmas from a troublemaker who aims to cancel the holiday forever; “Happiest Season,” a romantic comedy about proposing to your partner and coming out to your conservative family; “Zappa,” a documentary about Frank Zappa’s life as a musician, father, and activist; “Lovers Rock,” which is set at a blues party in 1980 and directed by Steve McQueen. 

Credits

Guests:
Alonso Duralde - film critic for The Wrap and co-host of Linoleum-Knife.com - @ADuralde, Dave White - film critic for The Wrap and co-host of Linoleum-Knife.com - @dlelandwhite

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells, Angie Perrin