HOLIDAY DOUBLE FEATURE: Scrooged & Bad Santa
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Holiday double features continue at the Parkway with a double-shot of curmudgeonly dark comedy: SCROOGED and BAD SANTA (Uncut)!
7:15pm – SCROOGED (1988, Richard Donner)
9pm – Intermission
9:30pm – BAD SANTA Uncut (Terry Zwigoff, 2003)
Tickets will be available as individual titles or together at a discounted double-feature price.
About SCROOGED: 1988, 101 min. In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.
About BAD SANTA: 2003, 98 min. In this dark comedy, the crotchety Willie T. Stokes (Billy Bob Thornton) and his partner (Tony Cox) reunite once a year for a holiday con. Posing as a mall Santa and his elf, they rip off shopping outlets on Christmas Eve. This year, however, Willie is falling apart. He’s depressed and alcoholic, and his erratic behavior draws the suspicion of mall security (Bernie Mac). But when befriending a small boy brings out his kinder side, Willie begins to wonder if there is still some hope for him.