#TheWeekly8: My All Time Favourite Christmas Movies…
I can practically smell Christmas. I am so excited!
One of my best things to do during Christmas is to binge on Christmas movies with the family. I’ll be making a very special type of hot chocolate this year. There are so many I love but for the sake of this post, i will be giving you just seven and a special one for this year. Alright, let’s get right into it.
1 MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)
I cry every time i watch this movie!
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Director: George Seaton
Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart
2 THE POLAR EXPRESS (2004)
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.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter
3 HOME ALONE (1990)
What’s a Christmas movie list without Home Alone? Exactly!
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.
Director: Chris Columbus
Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
4 FRED CLAUS (2007)
Fred Claus, Santa’s bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.
Director: David Dobkin
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks
5 LOVE ACTUALLY (2003)
I really really really love this movie! Maybe it’s because it’s a British cast, I dunno.
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.
Director: Richard Curtis
Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson
6 EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990)
I know, I know, it’s not a Christmas movie but Christmas happens in it and I love the movie. So, there. Lol
A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest
7 A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2009)
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine
8 OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (2016)
You guys! We have got to see this movie! It looks like a party I would love to go to! It’s out.
It’s not showing at the cinema in Nigeria, I might have to go through “other” means.
When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand…
Directors: Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Stars: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller
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