‘Die Hard,’ ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ and other classic Christmas favorites

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first “Die Hard,” a Christmas favorite. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” turns 25 this year. “Love, Actually” is 15 years old. We talk about those, and some other old holiday classics and why they endure. Our critics also review some new Christmas movies out this week, including “Anna and the Apocalypse,” the Netflix film “The Christmas Chronicles,” another Netflix sequel “A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding”

Credits

Guests:
Alonso Duralde - senior programmer at Outfest - @ADuralde, Dave White - film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the podcast Linoleum Knife - @dlelandwhite

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill