Christmas films always put me in a festive spin, but this year I haven’t sat down and had a proper Christmas movie marathon yet. Less than two weeks to go, I don’t have a lot of time! Don’t worry, little me… “It’s a Wonderful Life” is downloading as we speak!
This week’s Saturday’s Super Six will definitely add a bit more festive cheer to my blog! Enjoy.
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“After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.”
I don’t think I could commit to choosing an ultimate favourite Christmas film… but Elf is pretty close. I can’t even gush enough about how lovely and feel-good this movie actually is.
If you haven’t watched it, then I recommend you do! Will Ferrell makes this film what it is. Any Christmas film that makes you want to believe in Santa is a hit.
The Polar Express:
“A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.”
One of the most beautiful animated films of all time, and it has an equally lovely story. Again, it makes you want to believe! Can you hear the jingle bells when you rattle them?
Tom Hanks is brilliant, yes. But in The Polar Express, he takes on six different roles! It’s just another reason to love the movie even more.
“Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.”
Not only is this one of my favourite Christmas films, but it’s actually one of my favourite feel-good films in general. I watch it every year! Love Actually takes a lot of irrational hate, but they simply don’t understand the true meaning of the film.
It’s not your typical romantic comedy – it’s a film about familial love, love overcoming obstacles, first love, unrequited love, infidelity and friendship. All wrapped in one festive film. Love Actually is just gorgeous. It’s definitely worth a watch if you’re a lover of romantic comedies.
“An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.”
Home Alone is a Christmas classic, and as a kid it made me wonder what it would be like to be home alone for such a long period of time! Like Kevin, I don’t think I would have enjoyed it for very long… even without the burglars.
Christmas with the Kranks:
“With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.”
The one with the ham… that’s how I always remember this movie, but it really is so much more than that. It’s also the one with the Frosty… the one with the old couple… the one with the cat… the one with the tan…
“Fred Claus, Santa’s bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.”
This film isn’t your typical family Christmas comedy – it’s definitely more of a drama. I know, Vince Vaughn and everything! It’s a full on feel-good film. Can you imagine your little brother being Santa Claus?
I’m absolutely sure that telling you there’s a happy ending isn’t a spoiler. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Christmas film that leaves you feeling sad!
What’s your favourite Christmas film?