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When Orson Welles made Citizen Kane back in the early 1940s, it was considered one of the most controversial Hollywood movies ever made - though not because of violence, foul language, sex or nudity. Rather it was because the film's fictional central subject, Charles Foster Kane, was loosely though obviously not-so-lovingly based on the life of William Randolph Hearst, a newspaper magnate who also happened to be one of the most powerful and influential people in America.
There are a bunch of good reasons to get drunk on Christmas. Sometimes you don't want to deal with your family, there's plenty of eggnog lying around, and sometimes it helps make the movie a little funnier and Chinese food taste better (those last two are for our Jewish friends out there). Should you decide to get drunk on Christmas, however...
Short films don't really get a lot of buzz at Sundance-- there's a lot of other stuff to drown it out, of course-- but the one short I've consistently been hearing about is "Drunk History," in which Will Ferrell and Don Cheadle re-enact history after a few bottles of wine