You could watch Chevy Chase having a meltdown in any situation and it would be funny. What makes Christmas Vacation so effective is because he is having a meltdown about all the same stuff that families are going through during the … Continue reading Christmas Classics: Christmas Vacation (1989) Review
Richard Attenborough could be the best on-screen Santa. He isn’t the usual over-weight, rosy-cheeked, mythical version of the character that movies like The Santa Clause brings to life but instead a more “realistic” version. If Father Christmas was real, this would … Continue reading Christmas Classics: Miracle on 34th Street (1994) Review
Elf has established itself as a solid modern Christmas classic. This is because it is a fairly unique story (for a Christmas film) that showcases the talents of one of the funniest people in Hollywood. Unfortunately, only one key aspect of … Continue reading Christmas Classics: Elf (2003) Review
You lucky people get a two day early Christmas present with the Views from the Sofa Aquaman Special. Ben and Dave have contrasting views on what they thought of Aquaman so listen below or subscribe on a podcast app and check … Continue reading Views from the Sofa The Podcast: Aquaman Special
Christmas is almost here so Ben and Dave record a special festive edition of the Podcast with their new, professional sounding microphones. The podcast covers the best of Christmas movies, from Miracle on 34th Street through Scrooged. We chime in on … Continue reading Views from the Sofa: The Podcast – Sofa Pod 11: The Christmas Special
There is something obnoxiously perfect about the world that the characters of The Holiday inhabit. It is a world where people live in amazing houses, have interesting jobs and meet ridiculously attractive people with instant chemistry. The Holiday may try to … Continue reading Christmas Classics: The Holiday (2006) Review
December the 1st – which means it is time to get excited about Christmas! In that spirit I put out a plea on social media for people to give me their top 5 classic Christmas movies. They had a week to … Continue reading Christmas Classics and Review Bonanza: The Launch!