8 of the Best Christmas Films – CH Edition
1st December 2017 by CH
Last month we shared our favourite Christmas ads but the holidays are almost here, and there’s nothing better than snuggling up and watching a Christmas film!
So what if you’ve already seen them 10 times?! It’s Christmas, don’t be a Scrooge.
Here’s our list of the best ever…
Dave’s choice – Home Alone (1990)
No Christmas list would ever be complete without this ‘90s classic and Dave re-watches this film every year. And who can blame him? Home Alone is so popular, it’s even showing in cinemas across the country every winter, 27 years later.
Gary’s choice – The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Gary chose this critically-acclaimed production. Peppered with clever humour and a unique visual style which captivates viewers from the first frames, The Grand Budapest Hotel may not strike you as a Christmas film at first, but it’s definitely a must-see.
Madeline’s choice – Batman Returns (1992)
Another unconventional Christmas choice, but one of Madeline’s favourites. A dark but excellent choice for those who appreciate an action-filled movie featuring Tim Burton’s original style and Keaton’s interpretation of Batman.
Laura’s choice – Elf (2003)
What a classic. Those of you who prefer a light-hearted comedy will approve of Laura’s choice. This 2003 blockbuster features Will Ferrell and delivers a funny and heart-warming story perfect for everyone.
Steve’s choice – Die Hard (1988)
John McClane fighting crime and kicking ass on Christmas eve, what’s not to like?
Apparently 50% of people argue that Die Hard is NOT a Christmas film but Steve strongly disagrees. What do YOU think?
Annabel’s choice – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Tim Burton makes our list twice, thanks to Bels picking The Nightmare Before Christmas as her favourite. If you’re thinking ‘well, wait a minute, isn’t this whole movie about Halloween?’, then you probably forgot all about Sandy Claws and should watch the entire thing again this winter.
Emily’s choice – Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
Who doesn’t love this Christmas classic? If you’re in the mood for something traditional or want to watch a film with the kids, then this is perfect. Dudley Moore is great in it too.
Tom’s choice – The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
A modern and somewhat surreal interpretation of Charles Dickens’ classic sounds Christmasy enough. Having The Muppets in it makes it awesome, plus it’s turning 25 years old this year, can you believe it!