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The Holiday Survival Guide for Cinephiles

Cinephiles and movie lovers: Here are a few tricks towards making the holidays a more tolerable for those of us inclined to retreat away from chaos and head toward the silver screen.

Soundtracking: May All Your Christmases Be Alt

Die Hard? Gremlins? Batman Returns? What makes a Christmas movie a Christmas movie? Does a song have to be Christmas-themed to become a holiday classic? Here are five unlikely music moments that have helped define alternative Christmas movies.

The Rest of 2014 at The Bloor

With only two new releases for the rest of the year (Advance Style and National Gallery, both of which are good), we look at all the remaining events at The Bloor in 2014.

This Week at the Bloor 12/23/13

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema closes out their programming year with the stunning and thoughtful Expedition to the End of the World and the problematic Maidentrip. We also look at a bunch of special screenings happening over the holiday season, including the quadruple-feature of holiday classics going down today!

This Week at The Bloor: 12/6/13

A trio of new films hit The Bloor this week: Jingle Bell Rock is a well made bit of holiday nostalgia. The Italian Character can never quite find an even handed way of showcasing one of the world's best orchestras. And InRealLife is a well made, but oddly fear mongering look at how teenagers approach the internet.