To end the fourth season of the show Alex and Jonathan talk about three films that relate to Christmas but might not be considered your traditional “Christmas movie:” Gremlins (1984), Lethal Weapon (1987), and Hook (1991). We talk about what really makes a Christmas movie, how formerly niche genres have slowly crept into the mainstream over time, and how Steven Spielberg was largely responsible for that.
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Skip to: Gremlins (05:24), Lethal Weapon (31:05), Hook (42:03), Overall (58:19), Coming Attractions (1:05:41)
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Stay tuned for Season 4 in early 2020!
Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick