The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by iprice » Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:43 am

All the films mentioned so far (especially Vacation, A Muppet Christmas Carol and Scrooged), but my family and I always watch a couple of short(ish) cartoon movies every year too -

- Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas - A trilogy of wonderful stories about real love at Christmas
There's a sequel too, but it's CGI and nowhere near as good, called Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas.

- Winnie the Pooh and Christmas too - An adventure about a missing letter to Santa

Both are MUST WATCH Christmas tv.
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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by ALK » Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:25 pm

Might purchase a couple of Xmas related episodes on Amazon Prime as I've been reminded of 2 I've not seen in years, the first Futurama Xmas ep and the Pinky and the Brain Xmas Special (Which is a must if you've ever enjoyed that show or Animaniacs. :lol: )
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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by thingonaspring » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:36 am

Every year I tell myself I'll "be more festive next year" in the lead up to Christmas.
Every year I fail.

Still not watched any Christmas films. MInd you, I'm not sure what will really get me in the mood these days.

However, if you ever wondered what was on BBC or ITV on Christmas Day in 1988* then you're in luck

*other years and channels are also listed, naturally.

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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Dec 22, 2016 4:13 am

Not mentioned in this thread: Just Friends.

It probably hasn't been mentioned because it is gash.

Just a heads up to avoid it. There are a couple of laughs to be had, but overall its pretty dumb lowest common denominator comedy and predictable with it.
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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by thingonaspring » Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:05 am

Watched Bad Santa again last night. :lol:
Don't want to ruin it by watching the new sequel. Not looked into reviews or anything though, either.

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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by samhain81 » Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:41 pm

thingonaspring wrote:Watched Bad Santa again last night. :lol:
Don't want to ruin it by watching the new sequel. Not looked into reviews or anything though, either.
It doesn't hold a candle to the first, but it has it's own merits definitely.

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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by TheDude18 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:42 am

Still waiting to watch Christmas Vacation for this year only to find out the missus has already watched while tackling the ironing!
Same applies to Gremlins as I thought my 7 year was too young for the film only to find out he's already watched half of it with his mother!
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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by c0nfu53d » Sat Dec 24, 2016 2:11 am

Aside from the obvious home alone, jingle all the way (which has a sequel now) I liked this:

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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by ArchaicKoala » Sat Dec 24, 2016 4:06 pm

Well I watched National Lampoons a few days back, watching Scrooged this afternoon and watched Home Alone about a hour ago... I'm now making it officially Christmas by watching Hans Gruber fall from Nakatomi Plaza :P

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Re: The Annual Christmas Film Thread!

Post by silvergunner » Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:02 pm

ArchaicKoala wrote:Well I watched National Lampoons a few days back, watching Scrooged this afternoon and watched Home Alone about a hour ago... I'm now making it officially Christmas by watching Hans Gruber fall from Nakatomi Plaza :P
Just this minute finished watching Die Hard 2. First three films are still classics to this day.

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