Bestest Christmas Films Ever

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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby high eight » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:38 pm

A Christmas Carol (Alistair Sim version). I seem to recall a very good animated version based on John Leech's original illustrations as well but I haven't seen it for years.

I hate, loathe and despise It's a Wonderful life and would love to set about that bloody angel with a baseball bat. :evil:
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby Quatermass » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:55 pm

high eight wrote:I hate, loathe and despise It's a Wonderful life and would love to set about that bloody angel with a baseball bat. :evil:


Not that I want to watch it, or ever have, but why not Mr Potter from the same?
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby high eight » Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:08 am

Quatermass wrote:
high eight wrote:I hate, loathe and despise It's a Wonderful life and would love to set about that bloody angel with a baseball bat. :evil:


Not that I want to watch it, or ever have, but why not Mr Potter from the same?


Mr Potter is just a local businessman tying to get by (And if that entails evicting George Bailey and his annoying bloody kids... Well, tough. :violin: )

Clarence is just.... Irritating. And somehow sinister, like an over-attentive uncle.
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby Bickaxe » Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:28 pm

1. Muppet Christmas Carol (watched again on Sunday, awesome stuff)
2. Die Hard
3. Bad Santa
4. Scrooged
5. Love Actually
6. Elf (Ferrell's film are hit and miss with me, this is a hit)
7. Home Alone
8. Gremlins
9. Trading Places
10. Four Christmases
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby pip » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:32 am

Trading Places . Bloody good call. Love that film and forgot a good chunk of it is at Christmas . Best Drunken Santa moment :D
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby chuffed » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:03 am

Can't believe I forgot Bad Santa! is an amazing film!!
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby spideyGirl » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:15 pm

pip wrote:Trading Places . Bloody good call. Love that film and forgot a good chunk of it is at Christmas . Best Drunken Santa moment :D


Classs film! :D
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby WannabeAngua » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:47 am

pip wrote:Trading Places . Bloody good call. Love that film and forgot a good chunk of it is at Christmas . Best Drunken Santa moment :D


:lol: Great movie!
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby fids » Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:37 pm

and lets not forget Jamie Lee's Boobs :clap: :mrgreen:
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby DaveC » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:04 am

fids wrote:and lets not forget Jamie Lee's Boobs :clap: :mrgreen:

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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby Docandie » Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:25 am

DaveC wrote:
fids wrote:and lets not forget Jamie Lee's Boobs :clap: :mrgreen:

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And that she won the BAFTA for best actress in a supporting role. It was a big change from horror films and really showcased her acting talent.
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby fids » Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:36 am

and her boobs
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby Conforumist » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:01 am

I think "Die Hard" is a bit of a stretch for "Christmas movies".
I think "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" could be considered a Christmas movie as well, in that case.

I don't think I could pick a fav. I do like "A Christmas Carol". The annual Frosty, Rudolph and Grinch shows are always fun to catch at Christmas. I do enjoy some of the others already mentioned as well.
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby pip » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:04 am

Conforumist wrote:I think "Die Hard" is a bit of a stretch for "Christmas movies".
I think "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" could be considered a Christmas movie as well, in that case.

I don't think I could pick a fav. I do like A Christmas Carol". The annual Frosty, Rudolph and Grinch shows are always fun to catch at Christmas. I do enjoy some of the others already mentioned as well.


Charlie and the Chocolate factory has no Christmas scene what so ever . Its not set at Christmas . Die Hard is based around a Christmas Party , at christmas with a christmas music soundtrack. Not much of a stretch really . Must be a while since you've seen either film :roll:
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Re: Bestest Christmas Films Ever

Postby Conforumist » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:13 am

Hum,
Charlie and the Chocolate factory was just on this weekend. I'm sure the family gave him a chocolate bar and a scarf for Christmas. ..or was it his birthday?
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