Hoopla Holidays! And a Merry Kanopy Christmas to All!
Looking for a Christmas movie this month? Thanks to our two movie resources, Hoopla and Kanopy, we have a wide selection of holiday films for you to enjoy! Let's jump right into it with our top picks from each resource:
Christmas With The Kranks (Hoopla)
In Christmas with the Kranks, Tim Allen plays Luther Krank, a man who decides to skip Christmas and all the surrounding trappings and go on a vacation with his wife Nora (Jamie Lee Curtis) instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home for the holiday, he is forced to put Christmas back together.
Unlikely Angel (Hoopla)
Who doesn't love a good Dolly Parton flick? In "Unlikely Angel," she plays Ruby Diamond, a brassy and sassy lounge singer. When she meets an untimely demise, Ruby's denied entrance to heaven by Saint Peter (Roddy McDowall). To earn her wings, she must find a mother for a widowed father and his family, in this endearing movie of hope and love.
The Bishop's Wife (Kanopy)
In the 1947 classic, "The Bishop's Wife," An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. Perfect for any old-timey film lovers!
Black Christmas (Kanopy)
Here's one for our horror lovers! In Bob Clark's Black Christmas, the college town of Bedford is receiving an unwelcome guest. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sigma prepare for the festive season, a stranger begins to stalk the house. One of the earliest examples of a slasher film, this creepy holiday classic is sure to terrify and delight classic horror lovers everywhere.
These are only a few of our favorites from our seasonal selections! Grab your library card, a cup of hot cocoa, and cozy up on the couch to fully get into the BiblioTech holiday spirit!