‘Bad Santa 2,’ ‘Almost Christmas’ and comedies to cut through the prestige pallor

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The end of the year is generally thought of as Hollywood’s time to set aside the fluff of summer and trot out its awards-worthy show ponies. But, along with the sober-minded and artistically ambitious dramas, there are always a few comedic stocking-stuffers in the mix. 

Nostalgic memories of classics like...