Category Archives: Christmas Classics

Miracle on 34th Street: Christmas Movie Classics: Part 5 of 5

We conclude this short series of Christmas themed films that are considered classics for one reason or another.  Today we end with Miracle on 34th Street. Miracle on 34th Street is a genuine American movie classic that today is ranked at number nine on the American Film Institute’s 100 Most Inspiring Movies. 20th Century Fox […]

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A Christmas Story: Classic Christmas Movies – Part 4 of 5

We continue our short series of Christmas themed films that for one reason or another are considered classics, regardless of age.  This week, A Christmas Story. Based on a book called ‘In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash,’ a collection of short stories by satirist Jean Shepherd, originally written for Playboy magazine, the family […]

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Love Actually: Classic Christmas Movies – Part 3 of 5

As the holidays draw nearer, we continue our short seasonal series of Christmas themed films that for one reason or another, despite their age, are now considered classics. Due to the surprising international success of the films Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill, screenwriter Richard Curtis was given the greenlight to complete his […]

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The Polar Express: Christmas Movie Classics: Part 2 of 5

  We continue our look at some Christmas movies that for one reason or another are considered seasonal classics, regardless of age. This week, The Polar Express.   Based on the 1985 children’s book The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsberg, the animated film version of the same name by Robert Zemeckis has already become a […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life: Christmas Movie Classics: 1 of 5

  Each week from now up until Christmas we’ll take a look at some Christmas films that for one reason or another are considered seasonal classics, regardless of age.  We start this week with a film that truly is a classic: It’s a Wonderful Life   The one thing that surprises most who have enjoyed […]

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