It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! By that I mean it’s cold enough outside for it to be acceptable to curl up on the couch with a cup of tea and watch your favourite films on Netflix! From ‘Home Alone’ to ‘Jingle All The Way’ we’re telling you our top nine picks for a perfect Christmas duvet day.
The Nightmare before Christmas:
A must for Christmas time! The Nightmare Before Christmas follows Jack Skellington, a skeleton prone to singing, who is trying to convince his townsfolk to embrace Christmas. The Nightmare before Christmas captures all our childlike wonder at discovering Christmas and has some catchy musical numbers to boot
A classic Christmas Film ‘Home Alone’ tells the story of the McCallister Family who head on holiday leaving their eight-year-old son Kevin behind. What follows is an hour and fifty-five minutes of cinematic gold and is a Christmas film not to be missed.
Think ‘Star Trek’ meets ‘the Santa Claus’. This fun filled animated film follows Arthur Claus, one of the sons of Santa Claus. Arthur’s brother has the delivering system down to a tee with a super modern high tech system but when one present is missed Arthur makes it his mission to deliver that present. An all-round uplifting happy Christmas film which will be sure to put a smile on boys and girls faces of all ages.
Come on who doesn’t love Scrooged? A modern-day retelling of A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray playing Frank Cross, an irate, arrogant TV executive, what’s not to love? Following the structure of a classic Christmas carol this film follows Frank on his journey to redemption with his past, present and future all playing a big part to turn Frank from naughty to nice!
Jingle all the way:
There is nothing better than curling under a blanket on the sofa and watching Arnold Schwarzenegger engage in the most stressful last minute Christmas shop ever. Howard Langston promised his son a sought-after action figure for Christmas but left his shopping to Christmas eve resulting in the funniest shopping experience.
If you’re looking for a slightly more Indie Christmas film this December I have you covered. ‘Happy Christmas’ stars Oscar Nominated Anna Kendrick and Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham so you know it’s going to be good. After breaking up with her boyfriend Jenny goes to Chicago to stay with her brother and his family and ruffles some feathers while there.
Love Actually is a must see for Christmas films. Following ten love stories it’s impossible to lose interest and with all the stories coming together at a Christmas concert it really does feel like a Christmas miracle.
A Very Murray Christmas:
While this is not technically a film, ‘A very Murray Christmas’ is worth the watch. This Netflix original hour long show offers a reprise to traditional variety holiday shows. With guests, such as Miley Cyrus and George Clooney ‘A very Murray Christmas’ is jam packed with interviews, music and is bound to bring a smile to you face.
Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure:
When a Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa’s sleigh, crashes the sleigh and then loses Santa’s toy bag. Its left to Beethoven to rescue the elf, recover the bag, return the sleigh and save Christmas. This is a great family friendly Christmas film that will make you laugh out loud and smile a huge cheesy grin.