Every year we watch a Christmas movie on Christmas Even. It’s key that the movie have some schlock but not too much schlock.
White Reindeer – When Chelsea Simms, the good-hearted brand strategist for the popular dating app The Nice List, discovers the app has granted her magical powers, she uses her newfound ability to make all of the naughty people in her life learn how to be good again. Dark comedy about grieving. 90% on RT.
A Date for Christmas – When Chelsea Simms, the good-hearted brand strategist for the popular dating app The Nice List, discovers the app has granted her magical powers, she uses her newfound ability to make all of the naughty people in her life learn how to be good again.
Jolly Good Christmas – An Englishman finds love across the pond, apparently.
This is Christmas – Following Adam and Emma on their daily commute from the village of Langton to London, where they meet the same passengers every day.
Guess Who is Coming to Christmas – Nick Lachey plays a jaded rock star.
Snowed Inn Christmas – A couple get stuck in Santa Claus, Indiana.
Christmas is Canceled – A young woman must break up her father’s relationship with her friend.
Metropolitan – Indie movie from 1990, 90% on RT and 3.5 from Ebert. Backdrop is NYC young adults and Christmas.
The Apartment – Jack Lemon and Shirley McClain in a melancholy comedy.
The Thin Man – Comedy/Mystery from 1934. 97% on RT, 4/4 from Ebert.
Christmas Prince – This is probably a serious condidate for christmas eve if we’re looking for decent cheese.
Comfort and Joy – Quirky comedy set in Glasgow. 100% on limited reviews.
The Truth About Christmas – A woman can’t lie after running into a department store santa.
Forever Christmas – A guy celebrates Christmas every day of the year.
A Christmas Tale – French movie set at christmas. We actually saw this one but I remember very little.
The Feast of Seven Fishes – An American family celebrates Christmas by honoring their Italian roots. 100% on RT.
Small Town Christmas – Author Nell Phillips’ first book has become a surprise best-seller of the Christmas season. Nell’s last stop on a nationwide book tour takes her to the town of Springdale, the hometown of Emmett Turner, a young man she met over five years ago . 71% on RT.
8 Women – Eight women in a snowy cabin for the holidays. Comedy/mystery/musical, stars famous french actresses. Over-the-top good time.
Pete’s Christmas – Family movie, safe for kids.
12 Days of Christmas – Childhood friends come home for xmas during their first year away at school.
Remember the Night – Barbara Stanwyck