Christmas 2021: It’s hard to forget how, as children, we would gather in front of our televisions to watch Christmas cartoons and Christmas themed movies. They transported us to the world of fairy tales and warmed our hearts with inherent moral messages. On the occasion of Christmas, let’s watch five Hollywood movies that celebrate the festive spirit below.
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
It’s a Wonderful Life, stars James Stewart as the unlucky man George Bailey who decides to end his life on Christmas Eve. He is stopped by a guardian angel named Clarence Oddbody (Henry Travers), who shows him that the world is better because he is alive.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
The critically acclaimed animated TV special is based on the Charles M. Schulz Peanuts comics. Charlie is depressed by the abject commercialism that surrounds the Christmas festivities. His friends don’t like Charlie’s point of view at first. Later, however, they bind to a sapling that Charlie brings home to decorate it like a Christmas tree.
Home Alone (1990)
From writer-producer John Hughes, Home Alone is about a young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) who is mistakenly left at home. Little Kevin not only has to spend Christmas alone at home, but he also has to protect his home from two burglars known as the “Wet Bandits” (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern), who break into the McCallisters’ home.
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Jingle To The End (1996)
One of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s funniest children’s films, Jingle All the Way is about Howard Langston (Schwarzenegger), a salesman who promises to bring his young son Jamie (Jake Lloyd) a figure called Turbo Man, but learns that there are too many parents who want one and there aren’t enough toys left.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2002)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, an adaptation of the book of the same name by JK Rowling, celebrates the Christmas philosophy to a T. A young orphan learns he is a wizard and is invited to learn magic at a witchcraft school.
At Christmas, he receives the best gift a child wants to receive; an invisibility cloak.
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