>Quickflix’s Christmas picks!

>All this week, Quickflix bloggers Simon Miraudo, Tara Judah and Jess Lomas will be chipping away at the grime and cynicism that traditionally encases their blackened, shriveled hearts to reflect on their favourite Christmas movies! Please feel free to share your most beloved Xmas flicks in the comments section below. And fear not: the virulent snark will return soon enough. Merry Christmas everybody!

Jess Lomas picks… Meet Me in St Louis

“Meet Me in St Louis is more than a Christmas movie; though it’s perfect to watch at this time, it’s also a great film for any time of the year. Before you get scared off because it’s a musical, or because it was made in 1944, read on and give it a chance…” Read more.

Tara Judah picks… The Apartment, Gremlins and It’s A Wonderful Life.

“One of the things I’ve always suffered from is not being able to pick a definitive “best” or “favourite” of anything. This I put down to my inability to see disparate contenders in a category so large and varied as “film” as comparable (although in actuality it probably has a lot more to do with my being fickle and indecisive)…” Read more.

Simon Miraudo picks… Die Hard.

“Die Hard is the quintessential Christmas film. It has everything we know and love from this cheesy (but deservedly so!) genre: a family reunion, cute kids, the promise and hope of the holiday season, a wise-cracking limo driver named Argyle…” Read more.

Discuss: What are your favourite Christmas movies?

3 Responses to “>Quickflix’s Christmas picks!”

  1. >The Ref with Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis and Denis Leary is an underrated gem. By far the funniest Xmas movie of all time.

  2. >Nice article. As much as I love Die Hard, the real quintessential Christmas film is Monty Python's Life of Brian. A must at this time of the year, every year.

  3. >Christmas Movies – We have always loved The Gathering. which stars Ed Asner. The Gathering II is great too. Wonderful Christmas thoughts and ideas. Anyone know where we can rent or buy it?Happy Christmas.

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