Christmas Special 2020

Your hosts of Reels, Booze & Bro’s (Brian, Nick & Jay) bring a special Christmas episode for all of you.  They discuss their top 5 Christmas movies to watch.  Answer whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie or not.  And lastly, the RB2 trio rave about Kane Brewery while discussing Christmas movies.

Here’s a top 10 list of reasons why Die Hard is a Christmas movie:

10. Family themes: The protagonist, John McClane, is a family man who is trying to reconcile with his wife during the holidays. The movie also touches on themes of family, love, and sacrifice

9. Christmas party: The main setting of the movie is a Christmas party held in the fictional Nakatomi Plaza, where McClane’s wife works.

8. Christmas gifts: One of the villains, Hans Gruber, steals a group of bearer bonds during the heist, which he refers to as “a very merry Christmas present.”

7. Christmas spirit: Despite being under attack by terrorists, the characters in the movie maintain a sense of Christmas spirit and camaraderie.

6. Die Hard advent calendar: The movie has inspired a popular advent calendar that counts down the days to Christmas with scenes from the movie.

5. Christmas movie screenings: Die Hard has become a staple of Christmas movie marathons and is often shown on TV during the holiday season.

4. Christmas movie tropes: The movie subverts and plays with traditional Christmas movie tropes such as the hero saving the day, the power of love and family, and the triumph of good over evil.

3. “Now I have a machine gun. Ho ho ho”: One of the most iconic lines from the movie is delivered by one of the villains, who wears a Santa hat and says, “Now I have a machine gun. Ho ho ho.”

2. Christmas setting: The movie takes place on Christmas Eve and features several holiday-themed elements such as Christmas decorations, music, and references to Santa Claus.

  1. “Let it snow”: The movie ends with the song “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” playing over the credits, solidifying its place as a Christmas movie.

So there you have it, a top 10 list of reasons why Die Hard is a Christmas movie. If you want to add some action and holiday spirit to your Christmas movie lineup, grab some booze recommended by Reels, Booze & Bro’s podcast, and give Die Hard a watch. Yippee-ki-yay, Christmas lovers!

Booze we had for the podcast

  • Style: IPA Imperial/Double
  • ABV: 8.4%
  • From: Kane Brewing Company
  • Style: Pale Ale American
  • ABV: 5%
  • From: Kane Brewing Company

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