Week 29 - Merry Christmas
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas.
1) Which holiday movie/special do you have to watch every single year?
"A Christmas Story" and "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"
2) Which holiday movie/special could you live without every year?
Sorry, I know Michael recommends it every year but I have no desire to see "Christmas Vacation". Our family tuned in a bit of "Home Alone 2" the other day, but when Kevin started attacking the burglars, I turned it off. That kind of slapstick/pain humor just turns me off in a major way.
3) Do you have any special traditions that you do while watching the holiday films? (i.e - decorating the tree, drinking eggnog, opening gifts)
Generally getting the kids to sit still long enough to watch something with them is tradition enough. But sometimes popcorn or hot chocolate is involved. We were decorating our tree while watching the aforementioned "Home Alone 2".
BONUS) Is there any holiday classic that you would like to see remade? If so, what is it, and who would you like to see play the parts?
I'd love to see "It's a Wonderful Life" with Tom Hanks as George Bailey and Patrick Stewart as Mr. Potter. And Selma Hayek as Mary. (Ok, that last one's just a personal fantasy...)