Neil Patrick Harris (Gone Girl), Winslow Fegley (Nightbooks), June Diane Raphael (The Disaster Artist), Steve Zahn (Daddy Day Care), David Cross (Alvin and the Chipmunks)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Michael Dowse (Stuber), director; Kevin Jakubowski (The Assassination), writer; Allan Mandelbaum (The Good Neighbour), Nick Nantell (film debut), Jonathan Sadowski (film debut), Tim White (King Richard) and Trevor White (Ingrid Goes West), producers; Joseph Trapanese (Coffee & Kareem), composer; Samy Inayeh (The Void), cinematographer; Trevor Ambrose (The Bingo Robbers), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
It’s Christmas in the late 1980s, and all young Jake (Fegley) wants is the hottest new video game console on the block: the Nintendo Entertainment System. With the NES quickly selling out everywhere in the lead-up to the holidays, Jake must do whatever he can to get one for his very own…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
An updated rendition of A Christmas Story, this 80s-set festive comedy is not just an endearing love letter to the films and culture of the decade, but also a surprisingly endearing festive classic in the making.