Thursday, December 4, 2008

Holiday Shopping Tip #4: Take a break and watch a movie

I never let a year go by without settling in (armed with plenty of snacks) to view the lengthy classic "It's a Wonderful Life."

But my other favorite this time of year is one that always puts me in the holiday spirit, laughing all the way: "Elf," starring Will Ferrell.

Ferrell is hilarious portraying a man who was raised as one of Santa's elves. I can't imagine anyone else pulling off this character the way he does.

How about you, readers? What are your favorite holiday movies?


lucythevaliant said...

It's A Wonderful Life is one of my favorites, too, but I really love A Muppet Christmas Carol. I'm making my students watch it this year :)

Angela said...

Thanks for the recommendation! I'll have to add Elf to my netflix que!!
I'm agreeing with It's a Wonderful Life
also love:
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Miracle on 34th Street (both old and new versions)
The Note
The old ones we watched as kids:
Rudolph the Red Nosed Christmas
The Cricket on the Hearth
Santa Clause is Coming to Town
The Little Drummer Boy
and more!!! :)
I love Christmas movies, music, etc... We are celebrating this month, with cd's from the library, loads of books, craft activities, etc!! So fun...

Firefly mom said...

We have a list of movies that we watch every year. Some corny, some traditional, many kids movies. Here goes:

1. Elf
2. Home Alone
3. White Christmas (one of my son's favorite's ;)
4. Christmas Vacation
5. Muppet Christmas Carol
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (NOT the Jim Carrey movie)
7. Charlie Brown Christmas

Mine and hubby's "non-traditional" holiday movies:
Die Hard
The Ref

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