Tag: Hanukkah

Hanukkah Movie Marathon: The Muppet Movie

IMDB, The Muppet Movie“The Muppet Movie” on IMDB

Family, 118 Minutes, 1979

[My daughter recently discovered that all her Jewish friends go the movies on Christmas day.  My wife and I – both having worked for various movie theaters in our misspent youths – know that Christmas is actually the biggest single movie day of the year and had no desire to deal with the crowds.  My daughter, as a “compromise”, suggested that, instead, we go see a movie for each day of Hanukkah.  Unable to afford that, we compromised on the compromise and settled on crowding onto the couch, eating Oreos and watching eight nights of classic movies.  Because great old movies are kind of like… an oily miracle?  Or something?  Anyway – this is number one.]