Seven Christmas Movies with Christmas in the Background

With Christmas approaching, the classics such as a Christmas Tale, Home Alone etc will start airing on TV. Here are some incredible movies that often get ignored but still deliver heaps of heartwarming Christmas spirit.

While You Were Sleeping (1995) – A modern take on Sleeping Beauty. The first draft of the screenplay originally had a leading male working the ticket booth who falls for a girl in a coma. So glad they changed it. Far less creepy and more Sandra Bullock is always the way to go.

Trading Places (1984) – Just a little bit over 100 years when Mark Twain’s ‘Prince and the Pauper’ enters the public domain, this modern take comes along with two of the funniest actors in the primes.

The Family Man (2000) – It’s an updated version of Mr. Destiny which was a take on It’s A Wonderful Life, but there’s a certain sweetness this movie delivers in spades.

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I sound smarter in Italian

A very friendly Italian lifestyle journalist for Milady, Rachele Caracciolo contacted me after reading ‘They Naughty Boy Who Saved Christmas.’ I was touched by her kind words and she was nice enough to ask me to do an interview. A week later, this is what I sound like when translated into Italian. And yes, I sound like an intellectual when you use google translator. Check it out here.