Recently I had the chance to enjoy a holiday movie extravaganza with my boys thanks to Staples Canada. The company sent us a holiday movie kit that contained a variety of fun items including a Roku 3 Streaming Media Player so that we could use our favourite online services to enjoy all the movies we wanted. The goal was to choose an ultimate holiday movie and after plenty of deliberation, we made our decision!
I loved getting suggestions from readers about their favourite holiday movie and I have to admit that I was a little surprised how many movies I had forgotten about. The Polar Express was one of my very favourite holiday films when it was first released, yet I hadn’t even thought to put it on in the last few years. And who doesn’t love the silly adventures of Ralphie in A Christmas Story? In fact, after all the awesome suggestion we had so much trouble narrowing it down that we decided on three ultimate Christmas movies, perfect for different occasions. These were our picks!
Ultimate Feel-Good Holiday Movie – The Santa Clause
When it comes to holiday movies that touch the heart, there’s no shortage of contenders. The Santa Clause was a winner for our family because it consistently entertained both kids and adults, it had a great message and it really embraced the magic and wonder of Christmas. Even having seen the movie numerous times, I still get teary-eyed as I watch. But of course, with Tim Allen starring, there are plenty of laughs as well. What more could anyone want when they’re in the mood for holiday cheer? [Read more…]