While Thanksgiving has not yet come, Christmas festivities are already in full bloom. There is no shortage of Santa-themed films—some are a snooze and some are modern classics.
Will Ferrell stars as Buddy the Elf, a Christmas-loving man-child in search of his non-elf father in the cheerful, aptly named comedy Elf, showing as part of the Boise Classic Movies holiday lineup. You know what Buddy says: The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.
7 p.m. $9 adv., $11 door. Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise, 208-345-0454, boiseclassicmovies.com.