- Jun 28, 2020
Any list of “Top 10 Christmas Movies” tends to be subject to both cheers and derision as these compilations are inevitably driven by the reader (or writer’s) tastes. This one’s no different. I chose movies that I felt best portrayed the true meaning of Christmas, in one way or another. I didn’t put these together in any sort of specific order, other than that in which they came to mind:
ELF: This movie is one of my “musts” every Holiday Season. The plot is simple, a man named Buddy, who was raised from infancy as one of Santa’s Elves, comes to NYC as an adult to find his biological father. Hilarity ensues as he spreads Christmas cheer in a world full of cynics. This movie is heartwarming and focuses on the true meaning of the season … the SPIRIT of Christmas. Slashfilm calls this “a damn delightful Christmas movie.”
Home Alone 1 & 2: Yes, they are 2 separate movies, but both are equally entertaining, and go hand in hand. In the first movie, 8-year-old Kevin...