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11 movies to watch that are secretly Christmas movies

‘Gremlins’ (1984) This may be one of the more explicitly-set at Christmas movies on this list, but it’s still not exactly festive. The movie follows Billy (Zach Galligan) after he’s given the gift of a mogwai — a small, strange, furry, creature with a strict set of rules to follow […]
11 movies to watch that are secretly Christmas movies
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19 details you probably missed in ‘Home Alone’

“Home Alone” came out 30 years ago, but it’s still a fan favourite around the holidays. Like many John Hughes movies, it was filmed in the Chicagoland area. “Angels With Filthy Souls” isn’t a real movie, but Little Nero’s Pizza is probably based on a real chain. The McCallisters left […]
19 details you probably missed in ‘Home Alone’
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19 interesting and festive details you probably missed in ‘Elf’

“Elf” is a Christmas staple, but even fans who’ve seen it dozens of times may have missed these details. The costumes and North Pole characters are very reminiscent of another classic holiday movie, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” There are a lot of brand names and recognisable toys in the background […]
19 interesting and festive details you probably missed in ‘Elf’
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘The Holiday’ 14 years later

“The Holiday” came out on November 29, 2006, and it has been a favourite Christmas movie for many people ever since. The film stars Kate Winslet as Iris, a heartbroken British woman who switches houses with Los Angeles movie trailer executive Amanda, played by Cameron Diaz, for the holidays. Eli […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘The Holiday’ 14 years later
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Elf’ 17 years later

The beloved holiday movie “Elf” was released in 2003. The film featured Will Ferrell, who went on to appear in many other projects like “Anchorman” and “Step Brothers.” Zooey Deschanel starred on the series “New Girl” shortly after “Elf” debuted. Peter Dinklage became a well-known actor after playing Tyrion Lannister […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Elf’ 17 years later