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Posted December 11, 2020

By Hope Standifer – Adult Services

Do you know you can watch Holiday movies on Kanopy and Hoopla? When you login to each service you can search for the term “holiday” or specific holiday. Here is a selection of each of some movies from Kanopy and Hoopla:

Kanopy

  1. The Man Who Invented Christmas: “ This is the story of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.”
  2. Happy Christmas: “A hard-partying 20-something moves in with her brother’s family to get over a breakup, comically turning their everyday lives upside down.”
  3. The Fitzgerald Family Christmas: “The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again? Starring Edward Burns (Saving Private Ryan), Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights), Kerry Bishe (The Romanoffs), Daniella Pineda (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Caitlin Fitzgerald (Masters of Sex) and more.”
  4. The Oath: “In a politically divided America, a man struggles to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without destroying his family.”
  5. The Holly and Ivy: “ It is Christmas Eve in the little country town of Wyndenham. Inside the rectory all is bustle as Jenny Gregory, the vicar’s elder daughter, begins putting up the decorations. But before this particular Christmas is over, the various members of her family will have to come to terms with a number of difficult subjects, only then they can truly claim to have goodwill to all men in their hearts”

Find the list on Kanopy by clicking here!

Hoopla

  1. A Baby For Christmas: “A group of orphans help a family realize that there’s more to Christmas than wrapping gifts and baking cookies.”
  2. The Miracle On 34th Street: “One Kris Kringle, a department store Santa Claus, causes quite a commotion by suggesting customers go to a rival store for their purchases. But this is nothing to the stir he causes by announcing that he is not merely a make-believe St. Nick, but the real McCoy. The production is followed by a preview of scenes from the Fox feature film The Rains of Ranchipur, starring Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, and Michael Rennie. This behind-the-scenes portion was produced and directed by Joe Parker.” 
  3. Nothing Like The Holidays: “It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging on their parents’ home in Chicago, to celebrate the season and their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas. For Jesse (Freddy Rodriguez of SIX FEET UNDER), coming home has rekindled feelings for an old flame, though she won’t forgive him for leaving in the first place. Jesse’s older sister Roxanna, a struggling actress, has been chasing her Hollywood dreams for years with little to show for it. And much to the dismay of their mother Anna, eldest brother Mauricio (John Leguizamo of THE HAPPENING, THE TAKE) brings home a high-powered executive wife (Debra Messing of WILL & GRACE, THE STARTER WIFE) who would rather raise capital than a child. But when the Rodriguezes learn that one of their own is facing a true crisis, all resentments are forgotten and familial bonds are re-affirmed.”
  4. A Holiday Boyfriend: “Katie gets dumped right before Christmas and gets on a dating app to never spend Christmas alone!”
  5. Marry Me For Christmas: “To appease her family during the holidays, a single woman pretends to be engaged to her employee in this uproarious rom-com.”

Find the list on Hoopla by clicking here.

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