Hello everyone, I hope you’re all well, and happy 1st of December! I cannot believe December is already upon us, the last few months have been a whirlwind, but nevertheless we’re here and I’m ready to get into the Christmas spirit. I thought I’d start the month by sharing my favourite Christmas films I’ve enjoyed for years on end, perfect a cosy night in.
Yes, although myself and many of you, I’m sure, have already stated with the Christmas songs and films, now it’s December it’s OFFICIALLY acceptable. So here we go…
The Holiday (2006)
Probably my all time, number one favourite. Cameron Diaz and Jude Law in a Christmas film – enough said.
There simply couldn’t be a top Christmas films post without the mention of Elf. Featuring Will Ferrel as Buddy the Elf – he travels to New York City to find his birth father. It’s a great Christmas comedy that all the family can enjoy.
Love Actually (2003)
Featuring a number of great actors, if you haven’t already seen this I recommend you go and watch it immediately.
Four Christmases (2008)
Featuring Vince Vaughn, and Reese Witherspoon: ‘Christmas morning, they’re on their way to Fiji, having told their two sets of divorced parents that they’re off to do charity work. Through a fluke, they have no choice but to visit each of their four idiosyncratic parents.’ (IMDB)
Although a little cheesy in some places, I love this film, and it definitely has that heartwarming feeling of family and the meaning of Christmas.
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
If you enjoy a comedy, with still a good amount of Christmas love and festivity, then this ones for you.
Home Alone 1 & 2
Home Alone – 1990
Home Alone 2 – Lost in New York – 1992
Don’t try challenge me on this, the first and second Home Alone films are where it’s at, the classics with Kevin McCallistar.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
I absolutely love the 2009 animated remake of this film – I find it enchanting, so festive, and it’s one of my all time favourites.
The Santa Clause (1994)
An absolute classic, and one of the first Christmas films I remember watching. Featuring Tim Allen: ‘When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.’ (IMDB)
The Polar Express (2004)
I’ve loved this film for countless years. Whether considered childish or not, it’s a nice lighthearted, fun one to watch.
The Snowman (1982)
Only around half an hour long, but it still has to make its way into my top ten. I watch this every year, and just as emotional every single time.
What are your favourite Christmas films?