Your Christmas Movies 2
It’s time we added some other movies to the Christmas Comfort list. How about A Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, Barbarella (come on, it’s pretty tame now and it has a snow scene), Tim Burton’s second Batman with the Penguin, the Dino De Laurentiis King Kong? Personally I’d choose A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and a double two-packs-of-hankies bill of Memories of Matsuko and Joyeux Noel. When it comes to Scrooge, though, there is only the Alistair Sim classic. Here’s a clip from the wonderful memoir A Christmas Story where the family ends up in a Chinese restaurant on Christmas Day. “>
But Joyeux Noel is the one I can’t get through without crying. If you haven’t seen it, treat yourself, but keep the Kleenex close.