I have a few go to Christmas films that I have to watch during the festive period as without them it wouldn’t feel right. Let me know if you have any films that you can’t live without in the comments.
- How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) – this is my ultimate all time favourite Christmas film. In November alone I had watched this 4 times! Since I was a little girl I remember watching the 1957 Christmas story at my Grans house and being transported to Whoville. The happy people holding hands around a Christmas tree singing makes me full of festive cheer! The Jim Carey version still makes me laugh every time I watch it; plus I know every word. The heart warming songs make this film, along with the amazing wonderland, created by Dr. Seuss. If you have the DVD please check the bonus features for the outtakes and bloopers; you won’t regret it.
- True Christmas (TV Channel) – not a specific film but if you are looking for a cheesy American Christmassy happiness film then you need to find True Christmas. I have it on Freeview channel 74 and I think I have watched pretty much all of the films showing at the moment. A recurring actor in the films is Eric McCormack from Will and Grace. Also, keep an eye out for the Christmas Candle film.
- Jingle All The Way (1996) – such a comedy classic! It makes me laugh so much just hearing Arnie say “Turbo Man”. I am one of those people who gets anxious with a story line like this where you know everything is going to go wrong but will work out in the end. It’s for that reason I can’t watch Bridget Jones films; far too stressful. There is a Jingle All The Way 2 but I won’t be watching that anytime soon.
- Home Alone (1990) – This film is Christmas at its finest! It’s a heart warming and funny film for all ages and I can’t get enough of it. Have you ever noticed when you are on the plane just before take off there are little bing bong sounds that sounds like the song from the film? Jon and I also hear it and continue singing Candles in the Window like children. Fun times! Out of all of the epic scenes with the bad guys, the part I am always dying to see is when the mother clicks that they have forgotten Kevin and she shouts “Kevin!”. It cracks me up! Also, just every injury that befalls Marv.
- Meet me in St. Louis (1944) – This is my all time all year favourite. Judy singing Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas makes me cry every time I watch this. This is a musical loved by 3 generations of my family and holds a special place in my heart. If you are looking for a classic then you must watch this and just thank me later 🙂
Merry Christmas everyone 🙂