The tree is up, the wreath is on the door, the lights have been strung up, the tinsel has been put on the tree, the stars have been lit, and the presents have been wrapped. It’s Christmas.
What can I say about Christmas? I have always looked forward to this time of year. Bundled up in different types of knitwear, staying up till late to see Santa, enjoying a traditional Christmas dinner, wearing a suit to church, and looking forward to finding gifts under the tree. The odd thing is that all of the above traditions have been seen in films.
Hollywood has given us many films which capture the spirit of Christmas. Hope, peace, goodwill to all, generosity, love, kindness and forgiveness are just a few of the aspects of this season. Here are a few of those films which encapsulate those aspects.