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Reply #120 on: December 17, 2007, 05:24:51 PM
Eye's Wide Shut has been mentioned before but it really can't be mentioned enough.

Two more Christmas favorites: Brazil and My Night at Maud's


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Reply #121 on: December 18, 2007, 12:17:19 PM
This is weird, I could've sworn that I've talked about movies set at Christmastime not about Christmas. Sunrise just listed some great ones.

Die Hard is a favorite, so is Gremlins. Hudsucker Proxy.

But in terms of Christmas films, avoid Black Christmas. It's not even "so bad it's good" bad. Just stupid. I'm talking about the remake.


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Reply #122 on: December 07, 2010, 09:10:50 PM
I came here to admit something:

I think Brett Ratner's The Family Man is probably my favorite Christmas Movie of the last decade. 

There, I said it.
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Reply #123 on: December 07, 2010, 10:14:28 PM
I think Brett Ratner's The Family Man is probably my favorite Christmas Movie of the last decade. 

Awww, I think it's an underrated film!  I hope you feel like a weight has been lifted.  :yabbse-wink:

However, my favorite Christmas movie from the last decade would have to be Love Actually....or maybe Elf.


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Reply #124 on: December 07, 2010, 10:56:08 PM
Bad Santa, hands down.
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Reply #125 on: December 07, 2010, 11:26:04 PM
I gotta go with Love, Actually if we're talking last 10 years. It's delightful.

Now if we're talking all-time, then it's Die Hard.
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Reply #126 on: December 07, 2010, 11:30:27 PM
I'm with Stefen. Definitely 'Die Hard'
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Reply #127 on: December 08, 2010, 12:28:54 AM
One of my favorite Chicago institutions, The Music Box, a great revival theater (though sometimes they get into a glut of just reviving Rocky Horror, The Room, Repo and otherwise predictable fare (obviously their biggest nights, so they need the money, it's forgivable)) are doing a Christmas movie night on Christmas of Die Hard and Gremlins.  Die Hard has been recognized, but let's not overlook the beauty of Gremlins as a Christmas movie.  Unless it's already been suggested in the past 9 pages.  If so, I apologize for being redundant.
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Reply #128 on: December 08, 2010, 02:37:43 PM
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Reply #129 on: December 08, 2010, 10:25:33 PM
My favorite Christmas movie of the past few years is Cooper's Camera.  It stars Samantha Bee and Jason Jones from The Daily Show.  It didn't get a proper release and is just a take on National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.  But I enjoyed it very much.


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Reply #130 on: December 09, 2010, 07:54:57 PM
Muppet Christmas Carol all the way.


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Reply #131 on: December 19, 2010, 09:48:17 PM
I watched some of Scrooge today. Man, those first scenes with the ghost were scary as hell to me! It's funny, I've been exposed to that image of the white ghost wrapped in chains my whole life, because of all the inevitable copies of that (usually for comic effect) but seeing the real thing struck a cord with me. The rest of the movie got kinda boring, if there's any more cool ghost stuff lemme know.


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Reply #132 on: December 20, 2010, 12:19:36 AM
I watched Lethal Weapon last saturday but it's more action than involving any sentimental christmas message. But Scrooge and Christmas Vacation is still hands down two of the movies I'd chose to watch. Here in Sweden they usually air the five hour version of Fanny and Alexander during the holiday. Don't really understand it though, some swedes love to have anxiety to be happy. :wink: Not to through dirt at the movie which I see as a masterpiece.


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Reply #133 on: December 22, 2013, 02:47:53 PM
some awesome holiday shorts for you guys! merry krampus!!



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Reply #134 on: December 22, 2019, 01:28:14 PM
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