Christmas is a great time to bring together everyone, to wrap up warm, open a big tin of sweets and enjoy a cracking film. Whether you like modern comedies or classic weepies, we’re got something for you.
“It’s just so jolly! Love the songs… love Gonzo and Kermit, generally… it gets me in the spirit!”
“It highlights commercialism and the work involved, but shows the true meaning of community and sharing at the end. We are better and stronger together”.
“This 1983 holiday classic about a working class family in the American Midwest struggling through Christmas in the 1940s has become an institution in the canon of American films.”
“A happy/cosy time with my children”.
“It’s too sad really but pretty cold”.
“It’s a classic, ’nuff said”.
“Very relatable when you have to visit your OH’s relatives at Christmas”.
Anything 80 or 90s with a shopping scene at Bloomingdales or Saks
“I went to see it in the cinema when I was little and loved the songs”.
“It’s a sweet, happy film, with memorable characters and the famous song ‘Have yourself a merry little Christmas'”.
“What’s not to like?”
“Juz love em!”
“It is set at Christmastime but does not focus purely on Christmas, and it is very entertaining but has a serious message that is very relevant to our current times.”
“Makes me cry”
“Makes me scared”. Chosen twice.
Disney’s Christmas Carol
“It was always on during Xmas, it reminds me of my childhood!”
Samantha loves this film. She “has a detailed list of reasons why”. Another member of staff loves the scene with sneaky love rat Alan Rickman buying some jewelry in a high end shop up west, “best scene in a Christmas mover ever – handsdown”.
This year (2017) the Northampton Square Library will be open 27th – 29th December 10 am – 6 PM for self-service and reference only use. Check Library Services website for more information on library opening times.
Have we missed anything? What’s your favourite festive film?