as there are plenty of Christmas movies to choose from,
the following are the ones I have watched to
'christened' my new family tradition;
to watch a 'Holiday Movie' for 12 days
before AND on Christmas Day.
*preferably with the girls, but at least w/the kidz...
**the 'Best Quote' listings are 'my' personal favorite.
14 December 2013
A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.
Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini, Christina Applegate
and Catherine O'Hara
"Yuletide's a bitch, ain't it?"
Sy Richardson/Doo-Dah Understudy
15 December 2013
'A very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas/2011'
Stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a
holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down
Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.
Kai Penn, John Cho, Danny Trejo,
and Neil Patrick Harris
"Fuck a baby into me."
16 December 2013
'It's a Wonderful Life/1946'
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been
like if he never existed.
James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore.
"You've been given a great gift, George;
A chance to see what the world would be like without you."
17 December 2013
'the Nightmare before Christmas/1993'
Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown;
discovers Christmas Town,
but doesn't quite understand the concept.
Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara,
and William Hickey.
"Jack, please, I'm only an elected official here.
I can't make decisions by myself!"
18 December 2013
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by
two callous millionaires.
Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis,
Ralph Bellamy, and Don Ameche.
Heeey man. Jacuzzi?
"When I was growing up, if we wanted a Jacuzzi,
we had to fart in the tub."
Eddie Murphy/Billy Ray Valentine