What to Watch: Films for Thanksgiving Weekend
Published on November 22nd, 2017 | Updated on November 22nd, 2017 | By FanFest
What is everyone thankful for?
There’s the food, family, falling leaves, pumpkin everything and the wonderful TV marathons (Harry Potter right?). And there are tons of Christmas movies and music already playing if you’re in a hurry for snow and winter.
This week there are some awesome films that are certainly holiday worthy, and of course, Christmas is sneaking it’s way into November.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery.
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Call Me by Your Name
In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.
The Man Who Invented Christmas
The journey that led to Charles Dickens’ creation of “A Christmas Carol,” a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.
Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
What are you watching?
When Beth “grows up” she wants to see her creations appear on the screen and stage. In her free time, Beth blogs about her love of craft beer and writes screenplays. She received her bachelors in journalism from Youngstown State and received her masters in communication from The University of Akron. She is honored to be a part of the FanFest family.