Send your movie questions to FlickChickQuestion I know how much you love holiday movies joke joke so Im wondering which one you object to least And dont say Bad Santa thats not a Christmas movie CopperFlickChick You may laugh but I actually like Its a Wonderful Life 1946 the original Miracle on 34th Street 1947 and Christmas in Connecticut 1945 And I like them all for the same reason Theyre not cute and saccharine if youve never seen any or all of them youd probably be surprised by their sharpness Its a Wonderful Life especially goes to some very dark places And Christmas in Connecticut is a blast Barbara Stanwyck plays a magazine columnist who made her reputation writing about how to maintain a perfect household shes basically the Martha Stewart of her day and shes always writing about the wonderful meals she makes for her husband and their small child on the familys Connecticut farm But shes making it all up S
Question: Obviously there are tons of Christmas movies, but how about Hannukah movies? I don't want episodes of TV shows – I'm looking for real movies.
Answer: All I can come up with are two comedies: The Hebrew Hammer (2003), starring Adam Goldberg as hardboiled Jewish private eye Mordechai Jefferson Carver, who teams up with the Kwanzaa Liberation Front to defeat evil Santa Damian's (Andy Dick) plot to enforce holiday hegemony, and Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights (2002), an animated feature. Eight Crazy Nights is family-friendly (assuming your family isn't too uptight), while The Hebrew Hammer is not — it's pretty damned funny, though.