In my mind, it is never too early for a Christmas film. Whether it’s a classic I’ve watched for the past god knows how many years, or something I’ve stumbled upon on the Christmas24 channel, I will happily watch any Christmas film. The good and the bad. And when it finally gets to my favourite time of year, just try and stop me watching them back to back. So I thought I’d give you a little run down of the Christmas films I’ve already watched!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
An absolute classic without question. This may just be my absolute favourite Christmas film and I watch it numerous times every year. I love the book and everything about this adaptation, I don’t remember a year I haven’t watched it. I’m not sure how I feel about the new animated one coming out, but I’m sure I’ll still watch it, but I can guarantee that it will not beat this one.
The Princess Swap
I am a sucker for a Hallmark Style movie and when I saw this one from Netfilx I knew we were probably in for a good’un. I was right. This is a proper fluffy rom-com and while I did potter around while it was on, it was the perfect one to have on in the background. It’s been a while since I’ve seen Vanessa Hudgens in anything so it was nice to see her pop up again. It’s definitely a predictable film but it’s also a lovely one to watch on a cold evening with a cup of hot chocolate with the Christmas lights on.
The Holiday Calendar
I was excited for this one after the goodness that was The princess Swap, I thought that Netflix must have been on a roll for sure, plus this has Kat Graham and I loved her in The Vampire Diaries. But honestly I could have switched it off before I’d even got halfway through, I continued on hoping it would get better, but it doesn’t. It such a shame because it’s actually quite a sweet storyline, and I’m not sure what it was that put me off so much, but I don’t think this will be returning to my Christmas to-watch list any time soon.
The Christmas Inheritance
Now, I’m not going to lie, I was planning on watching this on my way back from Vancouver, but I just wasn’t in the mood. Which is very unusual because I never turn down a good Christmas film. I have since watched it and it redeemed my faith in the Netflix Christmas movies. It’s festive, there’s a will they, won’t they romance, and I actually really enjoyed the story. One for the list for sure!
A Christmas Prince
Yes yes, I know, I’m a little late to the party with this one. I didn’t want to bend to the hype last year, but this year I couldn’t resist. And it was okay. I think in general, the Christmas films Netflix have released this year are doing better. But it was alright, it was light and fluffy and had a storyline, although it was more like drops of information positioned thoughout the film. I probably would watch it again, but it wouldn’t be top of my list, at least I can say I’ve finally watched it now.
Do you love Christmas films? Which have you already watched this year? Honestly, I’m slacking a little bit but I’ll definitely be cracking them out over the next few weeks and making up for lost time!