The Flavorwire Holiday Canon

Well, the leftover pies and turkey sandwiches are finally depleted, so you know what that means: time to leap into some holiday movies, music, books, and television. But seasonal pop culture has become such a cottage industry — after all, it’s quite literally the gift that keeps on giving, with fresh sales and downloads year after year — it can become a bit overwhelming. What are the definitive holiday viewings, readings, and listens? Faced with that daunting question, your Flavorwire editors each selected a handful of their seasonal favorites, and jotted down a few words to explain why. — Jason Bailey, Film Editor