The festival season is here and it is time to embrace yuletide spirits. With theaters fully capturing audience confidence, OTT platforms are going out to add a Christmas glow with shows and films celebrating the Santa Claus season. When we are ready to binge on Christmas, nap in a blanket with a cup of hot chocolate, IANS lists new attractions that mark the end of the year with a happy ending, and a good cheer. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in Christmas cards with son Archie in 2020 (see photo)
Operation Christmas Drop
The film stars as a political ally, who falls for a big-hearted Air Force pilot to close his tropical base and its Hawaiian Christmas tradition. The Netflix film stars Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig and Virginia Madsen.
A california christmas
The Netflix film follows a wealthy real estate heir who works like a farm to get a hardworking farmer to sell his family’s land. It features Lauren Swickard, Josh Swickard and Ali Afshar.
Directed by Peter Sullivan, the 2017 romantic film is about Stephanie Nicholls, who has the opportunity to transform an old shopping complex into a prime location. It is available on Lionsgate Play.
A christmas anthem
The 2009 film remains a Christmas favorite watch. It is about Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man of badly contempt, as he finds himself in the company of the ghosts of Christmas, who take him on an eye-opening journey. Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, Robin Wright Penn, Carrie Elwes, Fionnula Flanagan, Steve Valentine, and Mollie C. The film starring Quinn is available at Disney / Hotstar Premium.
2020 Global Citizen Award
Hosted by John Legend, it will feature performances by John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Gwen Stefani, Tory Kelly and Jojo. The program will also feature performances by Elton John, Sean Mendes, Priyanka Chopra Jonas. It will stream on Voot Select on 26 December.
All about christmas eve
Starring Haley Duff, the 2012 release is about a New York high-society party organizer who needs to decide at the last minute to choose between career and vacation with her boyfriend. It is available on the Lionsgate Play app.
Home for christmas
The Norwegian television series dropped its first season in 2019, and has since been a teen favorite. About Johann as he tries to find a lover to bring home for Christmas Eve. Starring Ida Ellis Broch, the show is available on Netflix.
Christmas History: Part 2
Kurt Russell returned as Santa Claus in the sequel to the 2018 film “The Christmas Chronicles”. The film is directed by Chris Columbus. It shows Russell reprising his role as Santa Claus to save Christmas. The highlight is an on-screen reunion between Russell and Goldie Havan, who play the role of Mrs. Claus. It is streaming on Netflix.
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square
Starring Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski and Treat Williams, the Holiday film musical is about a woman who plans to sell a small town regardless of the people and what happens when she visits an angel. It is available on Netflix.
(The above story first appeared on December 24, 2020 01:25 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log the latest on our website.).