Thursday, December 16, 2010

"A Contrarian Christmas-Movie List: Nine Seasonal Scenes That Truly Stand Out" from NPR's Monkey See by Alonso Duralde

For most folks, Christmas movies are a seasonal treat that get pulled down from the attic with the ornaments and the tangled strings of lights. And like those brightly colored tree decorations, the movies often get taken for granted, viewed so many times that they become nothing more than a familiar background for holiday festivities. But when you've watched and rewatched these films as many times as I have, you start noticing weird and wonderful details that might escape the casual viewer. Here are a few, for your December delectation [...]
The crafty list was put together by Alonso Duralde, author of Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas (Limelight). Check that list out here; it's definitely worth the read. See also: 101 Must-See Movies for Gay Men, Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema

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