HAPPIEST SEASON is a good Christmas Movie and that’s what makes it so BAD | Feminist Frequency Radio

Anita and Ebony are joined by special and surprise guest Dave Proctor to discuss Happiest Season, Hulu’s new queer Christmas romcom from actor/writer/director Clea DuVall. Starring Kristen Stewart, Aubrey Plaza, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Steenburgen, Victor Garber, Dan Levy, Alison Brie, and Mary Holland (who also co-wrote), the film pulls out all the Christmas Movie tropes we’re used to seeing on Hallmark, but does the classic holiday treatment work here? Hint: we can’t decide if it works better as a romcom or a horror movie, so….

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Time Stamps:
4:36 – Main discussion on Happiest Season
37:00 – What’s your Freq Out?
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Links Mentioned:
* “Is Happiest Season a Horror Film? A scientific exploration” by Max Weiss – https://www.baltimoremagazine.com/section/artsentertainment/is-happiest-season-a-horror-film/
* https://www.buzzfeed.com/noradominick/happiest-season-aubrey-plaza-riley
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