Your team of local editors weighs in on their favorite holiday films of all time.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is part of a special "end-of-the-year" series in which local editors from your nearby Patch towns highlight their favorites in various topics. Kelly Glista - Editor, Norwood Patch I have to pick two, because I have a “classic” choice and a more modern one. First of all - “It’s a Wonderful Life.” I know it’s an easy pick, but it really is one of those holiday films for me that never gets tired. My second pick is “The Family Stone.” I won’t lie, I watch it every holiday season and I cry every time, but it’s a beautiful story with a lot of fun and heartwarming moments – without being too overly cheesy. Dan Libon - Editor, Wrentham Patch "Die Hard." It takes place on Christmas Eve and that's good enough for me! …
Some holiday traditions of the Sullivan family household.
Well, everyone has their holiday traditions, and here at my family's house, we love to sit down and watch some of our favorite heartwarming (if not strictly holiday-themed) films and shorts after a good meal. Here are some recommendations for getting the whole family to come together and enjoy the magic of the season. While half of the films here are not coherent or based on the magic of the holidays, they are a staple of our Christmas ritual, and I hope they become classics in your house as well. The Snowman 1982 Now this brings back some memories. A bit before my time I will admit, but still an amazing holiday film. Based on author Raymond Briggs' children's book, the movie is wonderfully animated and extremely enjoyable. The story …