Stay in touch with the personal favorites of the KDL Staff. Each title is handpicked. This month’s selections include favorite holiday films.

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A Little Princess
KIDS DVD LIT / NOT RATED

Sara Crewe is the pampered daughter of an Army officer who is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken.


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John Adams (HBO Miniseries)
DRA DVD JOH / NOT RATED

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers—General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson—in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history.


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The Hebrew Hammer
COM DVD HEB / R

Jewish superhero Mordechai Jefferson Carver (a.k.a.: The Hebrew Hammer) attempts to save Hanukkah from a psychotic Santa Claus.


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Top Chef: New York (Season 5)
TV DVD TOP / NOT RATED

The no. 1 food show on cable, as 17 new cheftestants head to the Big Apple to test their skills and compete for culinary stardom. Featuring some of the biggest names in food and entertainment, the fifth season welcomes newbie Toby Young to the judges’ table alongside host Padma Lakshmi, head judge and celebrity chef Tom Colicchio, and Gail Simmons. This season is the first ever on DVD.


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Scrooged
HOL DVD SCR / PG-13

Modern version of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways.


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Christmas in Connecticut
HOL DVD CHR / NOT RATED

A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can’t boil an egg. When her editor says she will spend Christmas with a heroic sailor, her job is on the line.


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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
HOL DVD NAT / PG-13

Christmas is the perfect season for Clark Griswold and his family. Clark’s a disaster waiting to happen. You have to see it to believe it. There are 25,000 lights on the Griswold rooftop. An exploding turkey. And a house full of relatives.


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Meet Me In St. Louis
MUS DVD MEE / NOT RATED

The Smith family is crushed to learn of father’s transfer to New York. The five children don’t want to leave their friends, or, most of all, miss the the St. Louis World Fair.


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Elf
HOL DVD ELF / PG

This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.


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Miracle on 34th Street
HOL DVD MIR / PG

Six-year-old Susan’s mother told her the “secret” about Santa a long time ago, so she doesn’t expect to receive Christmas gifts from Santa Claus. But after meeting a department store Santa who’s convinced he’s the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all—something in which to believe.


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Lost in Austen
DRA DVD LOS / NOT RATED

Amanda Price gets propelled into the scheming 19th century world of Pride and Prejudice while the book’s Elizabeth Bennet is hurled into hers. As the plot unfolds, Amanda triggers new romantic twists and turns as she tries to help the Bennet sisters nab husbands and even manages to captivate the tantalizing Mr. Darcy. But what about Elizabeth, and what will become of one of the world’s greatest love stories?


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A Christmas Story
HOL DVD CHR / PG

A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas.


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While You Were Sleeping
COM DVD WHI / PG

A lonely young woman saves the life of a handsome stranger she has fallen in love with from afar. His family mistakes her for his fiancee, and she goes along because she likes his offbeat family so much. Matters take a hilarious turn when she meets and falls in love with her make-belive lover’s brother.


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It's a Wonderful Life
HOL DVD ITS / NOT RATED

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed.


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