Looking for something to do on Turkey Day besides watch Football? Starz STARZ and ENCORE are bringing you some tasty holiday treats this season with special programming in November and December including an Animation Marathon on Thanksgiving Day and nothing says Christmas like a Tarantino marathon.
STARZ KIDS & FAMILY will present the “Amazing Animation Thanksgiving Marathon,” on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th which will include an all-day assortment of some of the most preeminent animated films including Oscar® -worthy family favorites Brave, Wreck-It-Ralph, and Finding Nemo starting at 12am ET/PT.
Also in the spirit of the holidays, beginning at 12noon on Christmas Eve, Tuesday December 24th, STARZ will present a medley of holiday marathons, including 24-hours of Elf on the STARZ flagship, 24-hours of Arthur Christmas on STARZ KIDS & FAMILY, and 24-hours of Bad Santa on STARZ COMEDY. ENCORE’s December Spotlight will feature the films of Oscar®-winning director Quentin Tarantino in a Christmas Day marathon, “A Very Quentin X-mas,” starting at 11:30am on Wednesday December 25th. “A Very Quentin X-mas” will showcase cult classic titles Reservoir Dogs, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1. and Kill Bill Vol. 2.
STARZ, STARZ KIDS & FAMILY, STARZ COMEDY and ENCORE’s Holiday Programming Includes:
STARZ KIDS & FAMILY – Amazing Animation Thanksgiving Marathon
*Thanksgiving Day* an all-day assortment of some of the best animated films starting on Thursday, November 28th at 12:00am ET/PT
12:00am Hotel Transylvania
4:40am Finding Nemo
9:40am Hotel Transylvania
2:40pm Finding Nemo
4:35pm The Pirates! Band of Misfits
6:15pm Hotel Transylvania
STARZ – ELF
*Christmas Eve* 24-hours of Elf will start at 12:00pm ET/PT on Tuesday, December 24th on STARZ.
After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. Starring Will Ferrell (Anchorman, The Other Guys) and Oscar®-nominated James Caan, this film is sure to delight. (2003) Rating: PG.
STARZ KIDS & FAMILY – ARTHUR CHRISTMAS
*Christmas Eve* 24-hours of Arthur Christmas will start at 12:00pm ET/PT on Tuesday, December 24th on STARZ KIDS & FAMILY.
On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation for an urgent mission. Voices by James McEvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, and Laura Linney. (2011) Rating: PG
STARZ COMEDY – BAD SANTA
*Christmas Eve* 24-hours of Bad Santa will start at 12:00pm ET/PT on Tuesday, December 24th on STARZ COMEDY.
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. With memorable performances by Oscar®-winning Billy Bob Thornton, this cult favorite will keep you laughing right through Christmas Day. (2003) Rating: R
ENCORE SPOTLIGHT – QUENTIN TARANTINO
*Christmas Day* “A Very Quentin X-Mas” beginning at 11:30am on Wednesday, December 25th.
11:30am Reservoir Dogs
1:10pm Jackie Brown
3:45pm Kill Bill 1
5:40pm Kill Bill 2
8:00pm Reservoir Dogs
9:40pm Jackie Brown