Little Women – Louisa May Alcott In the early chapters of the novel, the March sisters complain about having no presents, but then sacrifice their Christmas meal to feed a hungry family. It’s the nicest reminder that this season is also about giving.
Arthur ChristmasA feuding Santa Claus family, and a race to deliver a present to a child before Christmas... this movie is a completely new take on the holiday.
Love ActuallyOne man’s in love with his best friend’s wife, another has a tendre for his secretary, and the British PM hunts for his beloved on Christmas Eve. This movie is strange, but it will leave you smiling and in a festive mood just the same.
How The Grinch Stole ChristmasNOT the Jim Carrey version. The original animated movie voiced by Boris Karloff is a wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit. My favourite line, “Then he slid down the chimney. A rather tight pinch. But if Santa could do it, then so could the Grinch.”
From HT Brunch, December 23
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