Noel

Noel


Noel

Release year: 2004 Director: Chazz Palminteri Screenwriter: David Hubbard Starring: Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Marcus Thomas, Daniel Sunjata On Christmas Eve, five New Yorkers encounter each their miracle. Noel is dominated by Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise 1991) whose character Rose struggles with letting go of the sadness that ..

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life


It’s a Wonderful Life

Release year: 1946 Director: Frank Capra Screenwriter: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, Philip Van Doren Stern (story) Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen Ratings: 5 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (James Stewart), Best Director, Best Sound, Best Film Editing. 1 Golden Globe: ..

Black Christmas (1974)

Black Christmas (1974)


Black Christmas (1974)

Release Year: 1974 Director: Bob Clark Screenwriter(s): Roy Moore Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon, Marian Waldman, Doug McGrath, Andrea Martin, James Edmond, Art Hindle, Lynne Griffin.   A stranger makes obscene and frightening phone calls to a sorority house. Over the Christmas break, the terrorizing phone calls escalate to murder.   ..

The Polar Express

The Polar Express


The Polar Express

Release year: 2004 Director: Robert Zemeckis Screenwriter: Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr., Chris Van Allsburg (novel) Starring: Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Brendan King, Andy Pellick Ratings: 3 Oscar nomination: Best Original Song, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing. A boy who has started doubting that Santa Claus is real, ..

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas


How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Release year: 2000 Director: Ron Howard Screenwriter: Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, Dr. Seuss (book) Starring: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, Clint Howard, Mindy Sterling Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Makeup. 2 Oscar nominations: Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction. In Whoville Christmas is everybodies favourite thing. But The ..

Four Christmases

Four Christmases


Four Christmases

Release year: 2008 Director: Seth Gordon Screenwriter: Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Jon Voight, Jon Favreau, Mary Steenburgen, Kristin Chenoweth Every one of the three years they have been together, Kate (Reese Witherspoon) and Brad (Vince Vaughn) skip Christmas with each their divorced ..

The Holiday

The Holiday


The Holiday

Release year: 2006 Director: Nancy Meyers Screenwriter: Nancy Meyers Starring: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Edward Burns, Rufus Sewell, Sarah Parish, Kathryn Hahn Workaholic Amanda (Cameron Diaz) needs a break and heartbroken Iris (Kate Winslet) needs space to get over the man who broke her heart, so the two of ..

Christmas with the Kranks

Christmas with the Kranks


Christmas with the Kranks

Release year: 2004 Director: Joe Roth Screenwriter: Chris Columbus, John Grisham (Novel) Starring: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M.Emmet Walsh, Elizabeth Franz, Erik Per Sullivan, Cheech Marin, Jake Busey When daughter Blair (Julie Gonzalo) goes away on a Peace Corps assignment in Peru, Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora (Jamie Lee Curtis) decides to ..

Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis


Meet Me in St. Louis

Release year: 1944 Director: Vincente Minnelli Screenwriter: Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, Sally Benson (Based on the book by) Starring: Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brian, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer, Tom Drake, Marjorie Main, Leon Ames, Harry Davenport Ratings: 1 Oscar: Juvenile Award (Margaret O’Brien), 4 Oscar nominations: Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Score, Best Original Song. ..

Silent Night, Deadly Night

Silent Night, Deadly Night


Silent Night, Deadly Night

       Release year: 1984 Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. Screenwriter: Paul Caimi, Michael Hickey Starring: Robert Brian Wilson, Danny Wagner, Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Britt Leach, Toni Nero, Linnea Quigley After a traumatic childhood experience involving a man dressed as Santa and growing up at an orphanage where naughty children were punished, Billy ..

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas


Arthur Christmas

Release year: 2011 Director: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook Screenwriter: Peter Baynham, Sarah Smith Starring (voices): James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton, Ashley Jensen, Marc Wootton Arthur is the youngest son to Santa and is in charge of the children’s letters to Santa, a job he fulfills with great dedication and a heart ..