Tag: Christmas Films advent

Christmas Film Advent 2018- My rundown order

Scrooged It’s a Wonderful Life Fred Claus Christmas Carol (1951) We’re No Angels Trading Places Holiday affair Home Alone Elf Gremlins Surviving Christmas Krampus Rare Exports Arthur Christmas Just Friends National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Nightmare Before Christmas Love Actually Nativity Trapped in Paradise On…

Christmas Film Advent- It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Zuzu’s petals… You’ve been given a great gift, George: A chance to see what the world would be like without you. Length: 2 Hr 15 Rating: U About: George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s…

Christmas Film Advent- The Polar Express (2004)

This bell is a wonderful symbol of the spirit of Christmas – as am I. Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart. Length: 1 Hr 40 Rating: U About: Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”; “Cast Away”) reunite…

Christmas Film Advent- Home Alone (1990)

Damn. How can you give Kris Kringle a parking ticket on Christmas Eve? What’s next, rabies shots for the Easter Bunny? Length– 1Hr 43 Rating– PG About– When bratty 8-year-old Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his…

Christmas Film Advent- Just Friends (2005)

Well, if she wants Mr. Rogers, then I’m going to show her the biggest pussy she’s ever seen. Length: 1Hr 35 Rating: 15 About: High school student Chris Brander (Ryan Reynolds) loves his best friend, Jamie Palamino (Amy Smart). He finally confesses his feelings,…

Christmas Film Advent – Scrooged (1988)

I’m gonna give you a little advice Claire. Scrape ’em off. You wanna save somebody? Save yourself. Length: 1 Hr 41 Rating: PG About: In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive…

Christmas Film Advent- Rare Exports A Christmas Story (2010)

Watch your mouth! It’s Christmastime, so let’s act like it Length: 1 hr 25 Rating: 15 About: A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered…

Christmas Film Advent- Surviving Christmas (2004)

“Some things cannot be unseen.” Length: 1 hr 31Age: 12About: A wealthy executive, Drew Latham (Ben Affleck) has no close relationships and becomes nostalgic for his childhood home as Christmas approaches. When he visits the house and finds another family living there, he offers the…

Christmas Film Advent- Scrooge (1970)

“You said I can’t have none of them, so I might as well like them all.” PG2 HrAbout: Ebenezer Scrooge (Albert Finney) is the definition of a miser. He is rich, but completely stingy with his money, and he exploits the good nature of his…

Christmas Film Advent- Santa Claws (2014)

“I’m old enough to decide if I celebrate Christmas or not.” Length: 1 Hr 26About: Santa is allergic to cats, but Tommy has been so good this year he decides to bring him a kitten for Christmas. When Santa has an allergic attack, the kitties…

Christmas Film Advent- Krampus (2015)

“It’s like Martha Stewart threw up in here.” Length: 1Hr 38About: A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home. First Thoughts I missed this in the cinema and I was gutted. I’d tried to get…

The Christmas Film Advent- a rundown

A few people have been asking for a list of my up coming festive watches. Some, you will see, I’ve already missed. I’m hoping to fit them in at some point. Is there anything you’re surprised to see missing? What are you expecting to…