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.

Soundtracking: Magnolia

Aimee Mann isn’t one of the soundtrack MVPs of the modern era, but she did have an MVP outing with her contributions to 1999’s Magnolia soundtrack.