It’s that time of the year again. In addition to spending time with your loved ones, we all know what else is awesome about Christmas; watching mediocre movies, awkwardly revolving around the theme of Jesus’ birthday.
So, in case you need a break from building incredibly poor looking snow men with your unhelpful smaller siblings, hearing the same story over and over again from your slightly demented grandparents, or being in the same room as your cute but annoying-over-time-and-constantly-complaining-or-weeping newborn addition to the family, here are a few Christmas themed picks for your precious alone time during the holidays:
A different take on the spirit of Christmas, this TV feature is an adult drama with streaks of romance. A widower is all alone while the town is gearing up for the festivity. In the fear of being alone on the Christmas Eve, he takes the opportunity to answer on a classified that says they can arrange for social company. The man makes it clear to the arranger that the person should be sociable and ends up being hooked with a woman. The lady insists on keeping her life a secret while she is ready to give him company. However, they soon land onto a secret of the past that may cause trouble for both of them.
At an orphanage, the children are sad because they received broken toys as gifts. Professor Grampy sees the children while passing by in his sled and has an idea on how to give them a merry Christmas.
A woman, divorced, decides to leave Omaha. She takes the journey to San Francisco, leaving her son with the grandmother. Planning onto regain control of her life, she takes on the offer to join the choir at the church. At the same time, the choirmaster is changed and enters Ephraim Adams (John Houseman), who can settle only for the best and nothing less than that. The choir, that is composed of a mixed group of people now comes across various issues like racist slur, teenage tantrums, the pretty lasses, middle aged parents. Above all that the funding for the church is another problem as Adams comes to deal with it.
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