Only 1 sleep(!)… and here it is, the big one, the final film in our Christmas Countdown and what else would you expect to take the top spot? Whenever anyone says ‘Christmas Film’ you can guarantee this movie will be one of the first responses. It’s the ultimate film to watch during the festive season.… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 24?
Only 2 sleeps left… and Door Number 23 reveals one of the definitive Christmas stories. Throughout the years since it’s conception, it has been told in so many different ways, across so many different platforms, but spending an evening snuggled with family in front of the fire and watching it has to be one of… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 23?
Only 3 sleeps to go… and Door Number 24 opens on a Christmas classic. This 1994 gem starring Richard Attenborough and Mara Wilson comes from the 1947 original. It tells the story of a shopping centre Santa who claims he is the ‘real’ Santa and is therefore required to prove his claims, helped by a lawyer… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 22?
Only 4 sleeps left… and today’s door opens on a 90’s Christmas comedy from John Hughes and Chris Columbus. The film is a classic, especially around the holiday season, and sees a young boy (Macaulay Culkin) accidentally left at home by his family over Christmas. You’d think that would be problematic enough, but the eight-year-old… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 21?
5 sleeps to go…and Door Number 20 swings open to reveal a Christmas musical fantasy film released in 2004. The film follows a small boy on a magical adventure to the North, and his experience of the train that gets him there. The story is full of lessons of friendship, bravery and the true spirit of… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 20?
Only 6 sleeps to go… and Door Number 19 swings open to reveal an animated comedy that’s fun, creative and original. The film tells the story of one of Santa Claus’ sons, Arthur, a clumsy, fearful but overly enthusiastic boy, and his quest to make sure that an accidentally undelivered gift makes it safely to one… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 19?
IT’S A WEEK UNTIL CHRISTMAS and Door Number 18 reveals a sentimental holiday favourite, full of sing-a-long goodness and Christmas cheer. With Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen forming the line up for this Irving Berlin classic, the film is an enjoyable family favourite and a perfect watch in the lead up to… Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 18?