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Justin Bieber just got a new jet: See more celebrity Christmas gifts

Were they naughty or nice? No matter—behavioral discrepancies become obsolete when it comes to celebrity Christmas presents.
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See Shaq collide with a Christmas tree on TNT

Shaquille O’Neal is just one big 7′ 1″ Christmas gift. First, the NBA star gave us his illustrious basketball career and Kazaam; now he’s given us what could be the year’s most gif-able moment. READ FULL STORY

Watch Patrick Stewart react to his delightful, dancing Christmas hat

No one is safe from the sheer joy of the holiday season—even the man who’s made a career out of playing serious characters like Charles Xavier and Jean-Luc Picard.

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'Blue Christmas,' 'Happy Christmas,' and more of our favorite holiday bummers

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Most holiday-themed media likes to tell you that Christmas is the most wonderful time of year. But the occasional movie, song, or episode of TV is a little bit more honest about Christmas: Sometimes it sucks.

From the heartbreaking pilot episode of Six Feet Under, which is set on Christmas Eve, to Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas,” the pop culture world is full of alternatives for the Scrooges who are tired of hearing again and again how great Dec. 25 is. Here are 10 of the best: READ FULL STORY

Watch The Rock sing 'Here Comes Santa Claus' in a Christmas onesie

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The Rock must have just finished rewatching Elf, as he realized the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear… at 9:30 a.m.

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PopWatch Confessional: Your best entertainment-related gift

It’s beginning to look a lot like gift-mas around EW’s headquarters—which is why we decided to devote this week’s PopWatch Confessional to the real reason for the season (read: presents). The question posed to our staffers: What’s the best pop culture-related gift you’ve ever received?

Molly Smith, editorial assistant: My friend is an artist, and one of our favorite movies is Step Brothers. She painted me a portrait of the Step Brothers cover, but replaced Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly with James Blunt and Clay Aiken, artists we poke fun at occasionally. (The painting is pictured above.) It’s certainly a conversation starter! READ FULL STORY

Anna Kendrick suspects Christmas present is sex toy in disguise on 'Letterman'

Anna Kendrick’s interview on The Late Show with David Letterman got a little weird on Tuesday night.

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Watch the Avengers and friends sing Christmas carols in this supercut

How’s this for an Easter egg: Hidden across all of the Marvel Studios films are the lyrics to a whole bunch of Christmas carols. Who knew? Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have been saving the world and bringing loads of holiday cheer all this time.

But thanks to YouTube user James Covenant’s work, Marvel’s secret Christmas agenda has now been laid bare for all to see. Stick around for the end—it’s pretty good.

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Counting down the 10 darkest holiday movies, in honor of 'The Santa Clause'

The Santa Clause is 20 years old today—and while the series spawned a trilogy of family-friendly holiday films, we can’t forget the franchise’s dark origins. Tim Allen’s Scott Calvin becomes Santa Claus by accidentally causing the original St. Nick to fall to his doom. Sure, the film pushes a “seeing is believing” message and includes plenty of warm and fuzzy holiday cheer—but it still starts off with the death of Santa Claus.

The Santa Clause isn’t the only movie to put a dark spin on the holiday season; there’s a long and storied cinematic history of strange, bleak, and darkly hilarious Christmas stories. Here are 10 of the most notable:

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Watch the holiday season's most adorable commercial, starring a penguin

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November’s just begun, but there may already be a winner for best holiday commercial.

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