If you're home on New Year's Eve, why watch the insipid TV offerings of drunk almost-celebrities yammering between commercials? Even if it's just on in the background?
Filmmaker and visual artist Jacob Reed has put together a compilation he calls "Cinematic Depictions of New Year's Eve (1921-2015)," and it would make for a much better visual companion for your party.
Why not spend the evening with Charlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, Cher, and the Ghostbusters? Warning: Not all the scenes are celebratory, and some are dark and violent. And yes, it includes the New Year's party on the Poseidon Adventure.
Here is a one-minute trailer:
And here is the full version: