For those of you who plan to brave the malls and department stores this Friday, I salute you. I do not, however, join you. I'll be here at the library, showing holiday movies all day long.
For those of you who plan to avoid the malls and department stores this Friday, why not join us here for our Black Friday Movie Marathon? Here's the schedule:
9:45am: A Muppet Christmas Carol. Academy Award-winner Michael Caine stars as the stingy miser Ebenezer Scrooge who’s about to get his Christmas goose cooked in fun fashion by the inimitable Muppets in this fun-filled, musical event! Based on Charles Dickens' tale, this holiday favorite stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and other Muppet favorites as they put their unique twist on this holiday classic.(Rated G)
11:30am: Elf. Buddy was a baby who stowed away in Santa's toy bag and ended up at the North Pole. The elves raise him as one of their own, but when he begins to notice his differences to the other elves he goes to New York City to find his birth father in this sweet holiday comedy. (Rated PG)
1:15pm: The Nightmare Before Christmas. Venturing where no film has gone before, Tim Burton’s quirky and charming musical combines the extraordinary artistry of stop-motion animation with state–of–the–art technology to create a magical realm where fantastic characters come to life. Jack Skellington, the Halloween Pumpkin King, kidnaps Santa and takes it upon himself to deliver ghoulish Christmas presents to all the little boys and girls.(Rated PG)
2:45pm: A Christmas Carol. Jim Carrey plays four separate roles in this updated version of the Charles Dickens’ classic. The old miser Scrooge must face the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come. The spirits must help bring kindness to his otherwise cold heart and remind him of the man he used to be. (Rated PG)
Plot synopses courtesy of Movie Licensing USA