We can all remember coveting that single Christmas gift that every child wanted for Christmas. There was always one hot item that was talked about and lusted after. 8-BIT CHRISTMAS is the feel-good holiday movie you are all going to want to see that brings those childhood memories right back front and center in a hilarious way. Make some popcorn, snuggle up, and watch the film with the family on November 24 on HBOMax.
I was able to catch an early screening of this and I loved it. I can't wait to share my full review. 8-BIT CHRISTMAS is this year's family holiday movie we've all been waiting for, filled with 80s nostalgia and video game lore.
In the meantime, check out the trailer!
Watch the 8-BIT CHRISTMAS Trailer
Director: Michael Dowse
Writers: Kevin Jakubowski
Based on the novel by Kevin Jakubowski
Producers: Tim White, Trevor White, Allan Madelbaum, Nick Nantell, Jonathan Sadowski
Executive Producers: Kevin Jakubowski, Whitney Brown
Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, Winslow Fegley, June Diane Raphael, Steve Zahn
About 8-BIT CHRISTMAS
Family. A humorous and heartfelt look back at the adventures of childhood. Set in suburban Chicago in the late 1980s, the story centers on 10-year-old Jake Doyle’s (Fegley) herculean quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.
8-BIT CHRISTMAS Exclusively on HBOMax where available on November 24