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This photo provided by Columbia Pictures shows, Seth Rogen, left, as Isaac, and Jillian Bell as Betsy, in Columbia Pictures' "The Night Before." THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Columbia Pictures, Sarah Shatzvia

Hollywood tries edgier - even scary - Christmas films in search of new classics

The test of a truly great Christmas movie is not in its opening weekend, it's in the years that follow. It's with that understanding that "Love the Coopers" writer Steven Rogers will evaluate how his ensemble family flick does, noting it's the film's afterlife that will really determine whether he has a hit on his hands. The canon of beloved holiday fare is deep and diverse, with well-worn famil…