5 thoughts on “Top Five Holiday Movies Other Than “A Christmas Carol”

  1. I’m so glad I’m not the only one who likes The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. (How can you NOT love Tilda Swinton as the White Witch?)

    The best part of Meet Me In Saint Louis is probably hearing what the intended lyrics of “Merry Little Christmas” were: Have yourself a merry little Christmas/It may be your last/Next year we may all be living in the past…” Judy Garland apparently read them and said “I can’t sing that to her! Everyone will think I’m a monster!”

  2. A friend pointed out to me that one of the dresses Amy wears in Paris is obviously meant to be remade from Meg’s afternoon dress that Sally Moffat replaces with child-labor silk. I’m compelled to share this every time the movie comes up, it’s a lovely little detail.

  3. Love these and love that you like the 2005 version of The Lion , The Witch and the Wardrobe.
    Bit of Trivia: The first glimpse of the Professor’s house on the film is……Kentwell Hall!
    A camera crew were sent to “record” it and then it was CGI’d in post filming as the approach in the film is definitely NOT the approach to the actual house.
    E and I recognised it immediately when we saw the film. As we would!

  4. When I tell people that my favourite Christmas film is “The Lion in Winter”, they usually think I’m crazy. So, thank you for some validation.

  5. For many years my mom insisted on watching Fanny and Alexander every Christmas–and then fell asleep after the first half hour. I was convinced she really thought it was a Christmas movie,

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