Hallelujah! It's time to welcome little Jesus to the world; it's time to welcome the holiday season too! Snow white teardrops, twinkling baubles, fun filled stocking treats, colorful poinsettia and the whiff of grandma's homemade cookies-all these can instantly transport us back to some of the cherished Christmas celebrations. But no holiday season is complete without entertainment. Movies top the most preferred holiday entertainment list for no other entertainment can make you as delightful and spread the joy of the holiday season more than watching a good movie. Watching a Christmas movie is the perfect way to end the hustle and bustle of the festivity with family and close friends. It is not only a great way to entertain everyone but also ensures that you spend quality time with your kin. And don't forget the popcorn tub, a delicious mug of hot chocolate and other delectable treats to complete the movie experience. From classics to the latest Christmas movie of 2012, here is the list of best pick for this year, take a look.
Top Christmas Movies 2012
Fitzgerald's Family Christmas (2012)
Edward Burn's new movie called Fitzgerald's Family Christmas tells the story of a separated Irish family. Filmed with a Christmas backdrop, this movie discusses the emotional dilemmas that could happen in a separated family. The Irish family with seven siblings stays in Long Island and with the mother. The children were deserted by their father long ago after the parents separated. But now, years later, their father wants to return and become a part of the family's Christmas dinner. Some of his children still love him but others don't; even the wife hates him and doesn't want him to join Christmas dinner. The story builds over how those who love him win over the prominent hatred of others. A true treat for Christmas!
The Mistle-Tones (2012)
The movie, 'The Mistle-Tones', speaks about a holiday choir which gives an open slot to a not-so-great singer, a friend of the group leader Marci, instead of giving this opportunity to Holly, a talented singer and daughter of the lady who founded the group. Holly then starts a new choral group namely "Mistle-tones". The role of Holly is played by Tia Mowry, who became popular by her television show "Sister, Sister". Holly then challenges her rivals to a sing-off on Christmas Eve which creates quite a wave everywhere. However, all this proves to be good for Holly who finds herself on a journey to the real meaning of Christmas. She starts a new, cheerful and successful life with some new friends and a new love.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Christmas movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is a two-part epic fantasy adventure film, based on J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel of the same name. Produced and directed by Peter Jackson, this movie narrates the story of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, enrolled to reclaim treasure from a dragon who stole it. This small hobbit is recruited by Gandalf and a group of dwarves, and all of them set off for an adventurous journey. The group meets with a creature named Gollum and also discovers a magical ring. Sounds like Lord of the Rings? Say hello to J.R.R. Tolkien!
A Wonderful Life (1946)
Starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, this is an amazing Christmas classic to cherish this year. When Jimmy Stewart, burdened with privation and losing all hope in life, decides to commit suicide, a guardian angel decides to intervene. What happens next is a bitter-sweet tale that talks about how beautiful a life can be.
A Christmas Carol (1951)
This movie is undisputedly a Christmas classic and a must watch this Christmas even if you've seen it a thousand times already. This adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel of the same name continues to rule the charts for the best classic Christmas motion pictures.
A Christmas Story (1983)
A 9-year-old child named Ralphie Parker wants nothing more than a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Despite being constantly turned down by his mother, teacher and Santa Clause from a department store, Ralphie is in no mood to give up. To see what happens next, watch this endearing and sweet Christmas classic.
With the kind of movies mentioned above, you are expected to stay busy this holiday season. So, gather all the elders with you to prevent them from disturbing you; for when the charm of these movies goes full-on, there is no way you can bring yourself to look away even for a minute.
No holidays are complete without entertainment. This Christmas season explore the latest movies that strike a chord with you. Check out this article for the latest releases in 2012 and some to-die-for classics.