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Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?
« on: December 23, 2015, 03:37:00 PM »

Offline Donoghus

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There's a bunch of stuff out there right now arguing whether or not the cinematic masterpiece "Die Hard" is considered a Christmas movie or not?  It's gotten to the point where media outlets are doing polls on it now & its an annual argument this time of year on Mike & Mike.

http://www.cnet.com/news/is-die-hard-a-christmas-movie-poll-takes-pulse-on-key-issue-of-our-time/#ftag=CADf328eec

So, yes or no, is Die Hard a Christmas movie?


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Re: Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2015, 03:40:59 PM »

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There's a bunch of stuff out there right now arguing whether or not the cinematic masterpiece "Die Hard" is considered a Christmas movie or not?  It's gotten to the point where media outlets are doing polls on it now & its an annual argument this time of year on Mike & Mike.

http://www.cnet.com/news/is-die-hard-a-christmas-movie-poll-takes-pulse-on-key-issue-of-our-time/#ftag=CADf328eec

So, yes or no, is Die Hard a Christmas movie?

  Die Hard II must fall into the same category, whatever it is.

Re: Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2015, 03:42:47 PM »

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Definitely.

Re: Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2015, 03:45:44 PM »

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Without a doubt. I watch it every Christmas.
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Re: Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2015, 03:56:09 PM »

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Of course it is. I have it lined up already, ready to be played for the family to see.
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2015, 04:08:06 PM »

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isn't the setting during a Christmas party?

Re: Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2015, 04:14:53 PM »

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No. A Christmas movie must be virtually unwatchable any other time of the year like A Christmas Carol or must take on added importance at that time of year, such as It's a Wonderful Life. Die Hard is awesome all the time always. Not a Christmas movie

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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2015, 04:15:05 PM »

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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2015, 04:45:21 PM »

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Hey, some people think Love, Actually is a classic Christmas movie.  So you can watch any movie you want and call it a Christmas movie as far as I'm concerned.
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2015, 04:56:27 PM »

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It's about as much of a Christmas movie as Batman Returns and Iron Man 3 is.

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« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2015, 06:00:38 PM »

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so for this crowd there exists so such thing as a movie that represents meanings or symbols that are immutably attached to a certain event?

are predator and alien easter movies? sure, why not?

can santa saves christmas and citizen kane be standards for halloween? if i feel like it, yes!

such a world we construct in that it never extends beyond our whims and immediate interpretations.  :-[

what's next? shifting silent night to being a thanksgiving classic?  ;D
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I  never thought about is such, but it does have a whole lot of Christmassy themes.

Naughty vs nice
Redemption
Families coming together
Faith restored
The birth of a beautiful friendship
Peace on earth (after a small disagreement)
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« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2015, 06:12:23 PM »

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It's as Christmasy a movie as you can get for a film that was released in July.

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« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2015, 06:14:40 PM »

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Yes. I dont even know how its a debate.
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« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2015, 06:32:12 PM »

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It's less of a Christmas movie than Trading Places, which is reeeeeeeeeally close to being one.
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