Are you tired of the 24-hour The Christmas Story marathon? Don’t have it in you to spend another Christmas with the Cranks, or Fred Claus, or Will Ferrell? Join the club. Maybe this year, try on some film noir to cleanse your holiday palate.
Bodies. Bodies everywhere. (Thanks to Kate Voss at Criminal Element)
We’ve judged all of this year’s Best Picture nominees on the only three things that matter: Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem (thanks to Joe Brosnan at Criminal Element
These action movies, all set during the holidays (noggily curated with trailers by Dave Richards at Criminal Element), will liven up those schmaltzy family viewings.