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Arts and Entertainment

Weekend Movie Guide: Have Yourself A Gritty Focking Christmas!

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My only frames of reference for Christmas movies are Gremlins, A Nightmare Before Christmas and Bing Crosby. But it's after midnight (in Helsinki) and I'm not 14 any more, so it's back to Bing. Here we go a-caroling!

"Have Yourself A Merry Little Gritty Focking Christmas"

Universal's starving for a franchise
Threequels get green lights!
Won't let Stiller out of his sights!

Fox tries to adapt a British satire
But they cast Jack Black!
Is something he has always lacked!

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Halle Berry plays crazy fine
But it's no Beautiful Mind!
Can't we just watch some Bollywood?
But we'd have to take the 5!

Through the years, we've always loved the Coens
That's not stopping now!
Hang a black eye patch upon Jeff Bridge's brow!
Have yourself a Gritty Focking Christmas now...

If you’d like to see something even further off the beaten path, check out our weekly Film Calendar of specialty theatres, revival houses and midnight movies. See you at the movies!

General Release
Gulliver's Travels (With Big Red Text!) (Showtimes)
Little Fockers (Showtimes)
True Grit (LAist Review) (Showtimes)

Limited Release
Frankie and Alice (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
Tees Maar Khan (Culver Plaza Theatres) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7)

Featured Trailers
Little Fockers

Gulliver's Travels

Frankie and Alice

Tees Maar Khan

True Grit

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That's all for this week. Go be of good cheer.