Wednesday, November 08 2017 20:47

The 2017 Holiday Music & Movies Ultimate Guide Has Arrived!

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2017 Holiday Wish GuideI've been keeping track of the latest in holiday music and movies for years - each year delivering an ultimate guide to what's hot in all-new releases and reissues. On the music front, the last couple of years have been light, but for 2017 there's a ton of new holiday music to enjoy, and as part of the ongoing rollout of The Rock Father™ Magazine's annual Holiday Wish Guide comes the 2017 Holiday Music & Movies Ultimate Guide!

While it's not necessarily everything that's been released this year, I cut out the clutter to focus on some of the best of the best - and this list will grow and evolve in the weeks ahead! From new albums by Brady Rymer, Gwen Stefani, Lindsey Sterling and Cheap Trick, to singles from Bret Michaels and the 69 Eyes, there's something for everyone, including updated albums from Josh Groban, Blake Shelton, Pentatonix and more.

With movies and specials on Blu-ray and DVD, family is a big thing, with new titles from PJ Masks, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, PAW Patrol and more. There's new movies including Nickelodeon's Albert: A Small Tree With A Big Heart and Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas is You!

See the full list here, and check back early and often! As late-breaking titles are announced, we'll be updating the list with the ones worth checking out!

James Zahn

James Zahn is not a journalist, nor a blogger, though he may be credited as such by others, or even accept the title... depending on the circumstance.  Instead, he considers himself largely to be an "entertainment and lifestyle writer," bringing 25+ years of experience in the entertainment and publishing industries into the family realm as THE ROCK FATHER™.

As a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur, James now finds himself raising a pair young girls - The Rock Daughters™ - along with his wife from their Illinois home.

He is a member of The Toy Insider Parent Advisory Board, has contributed to The Toy Book and writes a regular Star Wars column - Transmissions from a Galaxy Far, Far Away for The Pop Insider. He also regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global.

James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, WGN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, BusinessWire, Babble, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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