The great classics that we never stop watching every year during the Christmas period: from An armchair for two to New Year’s Eve in New York, the must-have comedies
Christmas and the parties are synonymous with tradition and among dinner parties, relatives, bingo, greetings and gifts there are also films that have undoubtedly entered this period almost as a ritual, becoming a must to see and review every year. It will be the tiredness dictated by too many courses, waiting with relatives who have not seen each other for some time or something else, but it is practically impossible not to find yourself almost unknowingly in front of the TV watching movie seen and seen again, comedies that have practically always accompanied us. What are the cult comedies of the holiday season? Here are the most popular.
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Love Actually – Love really (Amazon Prime Videos)
Ten protagonists for ten love stories that intertwine with each other on the streets of London, all united by the arrival of Christmas. Thanks also to its stellar cast (Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson, Rowan Atkinson and many others) Love Actually has become a real cult movie of the Holidays.
An armchair for two (Paramount+)
The destinies of Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd), more than affluent stockbroker, and Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy), homeless swindler, intersect on Christmas Eve. For a bet of just one dollar, the two exchange their lives, with unexpected results. An armchair for two is a classic that has its own all-Italian history: since 1997 (with the sole exception of 2005) it has been broadcast every year by Italy 1 on the evening of December 24th.
Mom I missed the plane (Disney+)
Between 22 and 25 December, little Kevin (the young Macaulay Culkin) is “forgotten” at home by the McCallister family, who left for Paris. It is useless to dwell further, because Home Alone it is a classic that everyone has seen and that has created a real one world between quotes, musicals, iconic scenes (like “Munch’s” scream) and rewatch tape, certainly not finished this year.
Love doesn’t go on vacation (Netflix, Amazon Prime Video)
Iris (Kate Winslet) and Amanda (Cameron Diaz) are as different as they are unlucky in love. From Los Angeles to England, the two agree to swap houses for the holidays and forget their recent disappointments. TO New Year’s but we celebrate all together, including the ex. To be recovered, also because it will leave the Netflix catalog at the stroke of midnight which will mark the arrival of 2023.
New Years in New York (Netflix)
We arrive at December 31st with another great classic. An ensemble film of 2011, between adventures and plots made up of old and new acquaintances – and with a stellar cast, from Halle Berry to Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron and even Jon Bon Jovi – the film par excellence for the night of New Year’s Eve enchants above all for the anticipation of the celebrations in the “big apple”.
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