They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year—but between self-embarrassment at work parties, getting the XS condoms at the white elephant gift exchange, forced family hangouts, and blowing your paycheck on gifts and flights, you might need a little help getting into the holiday spirit. Luckily, North Brooklyn has an abundance of seasonal flicks to bring you some of that Christmas cheer. And at most of these places, there will be booze. Listings after the jump!
Nitehawk Cinema | 136 Metropolitan Avenue
Black Christmas – December 2 & 3, 12:20am
White Christmas – December 3 & 4, 11:30am
Home Alone (sold out) – December 4, 11:40am
Spoons & Toons & Booze Christmas Special (sold out) – December 10 & 11, 11:30am – Special menu of Christmas themed episodes including the rare “He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special”, only aired once in the 80′s and then banished to VHS obscurity! Special appearance by Santa Claus himself! Have your picture taken on Santa’s lap and send it to your parents. Holiday cocktails.
Jingle All The Way – December 10 & 11, 11:45am
Scrooged (sold out) – December 13, 7:15pm – Film Feast presentation, ugly sweater wearing is encouraged. As always, our Film Feasts serve each dish at the moment its inspirational scene comes on the screen!
Love Actually (sold out) – December 17 & 18, 11:15am
Elf (sold out) – December 17 & 18, 11:45am
It’s A Wonderful Life – December 24 & 25, 11:15am
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – December 24 & 25, 11:45am
Videology | 308 Bedford Ave.
Gremlins – December 3, 11:55pm
White Christmas – December 12, 9:30pm – Come in a blue dress with a giant feather fan AND your sister and you’ll get a stocking filled with free drinks and other treats!
Home Alone – December 16, 11:55pm
Love Actually – December 17, 9pm – Specialty peppermint cocktails as sweet and decadent as the movie itself will be in ample supply!
Home Alone 2 – December 17, 11:55pm
The Shining – December 18, 5pm, 8:15pm – Stephen King’s story of an passionate novelist and his family cozying up in a lodge for the winter. Each ticket comes with a glass of Jack Daniel’s on the rocks and a serving of Advocaat.
Christmas Evil – Decmber 23, 11:55pm – “The greatest Christmas movie ever made.” – John Waters
Spectacle Theater | 124 S. 3rd St.
The Murder ofSanta Claus (L’Assassinat du Père Noël) – December 15, 10pm; December 17, midnight; December 21, 7:30pm; December 23, 10pm. An old watchmaker playing Santa Claus is found dead—the film presents a detective story led by the rules of the fantastic. In French with English subtitles.
Syndicated | 40 Bogart Street
A Charlie Brown Christmas – December 1, 8pm – at the bar
Gremlins – December 2, 6pm, 8:30pm, 11pm
Santa With Muscles – December 8, 7pm. Terrible holiday film starring Hulk Hogan!
Jingle All The Way – December 8, 9:30pm
Classic Christmas Cartoons – December 10, 11, 17 & 18, 1pm. Jack Frost (1934, 8min), Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, 26 min), Somewhere in Dreamland (1936, 9 min), The Year without a Santa Claus (1974, 48 min).
A Christmas Story – December 10, 5pm, 9:30pm; December 11, 7:15pm, December 12, 8:15pm.
Elf – December 10, 7:15pm, 11:30pm; December 11, 5pm, 9:30pm; December 12, 6pm, 10:30pm.
Black Christmas – December 13, 6pm, 8:15pm, 10:30pm
Scrooged – December 14, 7pm, 9:30pm
How The Grinch Stole Christmas – December 15, 7pm, 9:30pm
The Nightmare Before Christmas – December 16, 5:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm, 11:30pm
Home Alone – December 17, 5pm; December 18, 7:55pm, 10:25pm.
The Muppet Christmas Carol – December 19, 6pm, 8:15pm, 10:30pm
Love Actually – December 20, 7pm, 10pm
National Lampoons Christmas Vacation – December 21, 6pm, 8:15pm, 10:30pm
The Santa Clause – December 22, 6pm, 8:15pm, 10:30pm
Bad Santa – December 23, 6pm, 11:10pm
It’s A Wonderful Life – December 23, 8:15pm