This week, Faults in the Vaults attempts to shake up some beloved holiday traditions as we trade in A Christmas Story (1983) for the holiday-themed horror, Black Christmas (1974).
The Mailbag speaks of Cary Grant and ponders a female equivalent for The Guzman Bump. Recycled Cinema takes a look at 1947's holiday classic, The Bishop's Wife and Penny Marshall's all-black update, The Preacher's Wife (1996), starring the late Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington in the place of the ever-charming Cary Grant.
Josh spreads some holiday cheer, This Week in Torrents, and digs up the hard to find special, John Denver and The Muppets: A ChristmasTogether (1979).
In another edition of The Hate Debate, Josh argues for the holiday merits of Gremlins (1984) as Mitch fights for its superior sequel.
Also in this episode, more Parks documentary updates, The Shape of Water screenings, and even more talk of the great holiday deals from Raleigh Soapery and The Soapbox Office Podcast Cool Yule Contest Giveaway Type Thing!