There are only 2 Fridays left until Christmas, so let’s keep the holiday themed 5 Fandom Friday going. This week is my favorite holiday movies, and I’ve included links to streaming services so you can enjoy them too (some with a subscription). Spike some eggnog, grab a bucket of popcorn, and let’s snuggle while watching my favorite holiday films:
- Love Actually (Netflix): The only movie that I make a point to watch every Christmas and a flawless romantic comedy. There isn’t a bad story in the bunch (even the sad ones), and my favorite has to be Colin Firth’s story. I’ve been watching this one every year since I saw it with my girlfriends in the theater when we were in high school. If you love Christmas, romantic comedies, and can hold back tears watching the late Alan Rickman, you MUST watch this one.
- A Muppet Christmas Carol (HBOGO): This is my go-to “traditional” Christmas movie. Michael Caine is phenomenal, as are the Muppets (although Michael Caine and the Muppets are ALWAYS phenomenal). Come watch and know me better man!
- White Christmas (Netflix): My “classic” Christmas choice. This movie has everything a classic movie should have: musical numbers, gowns, and men dressed in drag singing musical numbers. Oh and of course SNOW.
- How The Grinch Stole Christmas (DailyMotion): Definitely NOT the Jim Carrey version. The classic is always best when it comes to this one. Also, Max is my favorite.
- Star Wars: Ok so they aren’t “holiday” movies, but with a new Star Wars movie slated for December for the rest of god knows how long, I think it’s safe to say that we’ll all be watching Star Wars over the holidays. It’s become a tradition for my family over the last two years, and if you really want to keep it in theme there’s always the ill-fated Christmas Special.
Now I’m off to boil some apple juice for Spiked Apple Cider and enjoy A Muppet Christmas Carol (we already watched Love Actually last week). Happy Holidays everyone!
Note: After seeing Rogue One I decided to remove Bad Santa and add Star Wars. #DEALWITHIT