The American Cinematheque Show

Episode 5: Holiday Spectacular Part 3 - Ghost of Q&As Future

In the final part of the American Cinematheque Show Holiday Spectacular, Ghost of Q&As Future, Grant Moninger continues on his odyssey through the many genres of holiday films, speaking with Jeremy Arnold and Alonso Duralde, two authors with books on Christmas films, about their favorite films of the season. UCLA film programmer KJ Relth and screenwriter/Friday Night Frights host Josh Miller join to discuss the neglected Christmas film, THE GREAT RUPERT, as well as Hollywood Christmas classics including JINGLE ALL THE WAY and GREMLINS.

This episode also features interviews from past holiday events at the AC, with guests including Jack Lemmon and Edie Adams (THE APARTMENT), Dickie Jones (BABES IN TOYLAND), Ronald Neame (SCROOGE), June Lockhart (A CHRISTMAS CAROL [1938]), Brian Levant (JINGLE ALL THE WAY), and Joe Dante (GREMLINS).

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About the American Cinematheque Show

The American Cinematheque Show is the official podcast of the American Cinematheque, the Los Angeles-based, member-supported film nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and celebrate the experience of cinema as a moving art form. The podcast offers listeners in-depth explorations of diverse film topics and features interviews with special guests, as well as exclusive content from the Cinematheque’s vast spanning archive of Q&As recorded live at Cinematheque screenings and events. Hosted by American Cinematheque film programmer Grant Moninger.

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