Animated comedy in which the village of Whoville look set to have their Christmas ruined for them by the grumpy Grinch.
A hugely enjoyable CGI animated adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic that sees the loveable green, furry villain attempt to steal Christmas from the citizens of Whoville. This funny and touching tale looks back at the grumpy Grinch's and the changes that occurs in his life when his plans lead his to the young Cindy-Lou and her family.Read more
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales...(2017)
A trio of animated short stories involving a bunch of witty farmyard animals.
Based on a series of comic book, these sweet, playful and laugh-out-loud hand-drawn animated stories sees a group of farmyard animals performing three short theatre shows. One called ‘Saving Christmas’, sees the creatures grouping together to find a new Santa Claus!Read more
Wonderful animated adaptation of children’s author Julia Donaldson’s tale of one stick man’s exciting day.
Stepping out of his family home, Stick Man’s average day turns into a chaotic adventure when he is picked up a young boy. From being caught by a dog, to being thrown in a river, Stick Man is ready to go back home, and he gets the help he needs from Santa Claus in this funny animated story.Read more
Raymond Briggs' The Snowman(1982)
A magical, moving Christmas favourite based on the much-loved children's book about a boy who builds a snowman that comes to life.
This gentle and deeply moving British classic captures the beautiful illustrations of the book. Known for not having any dialogue, the film depicts a growing friendship between a young boy and a snowman who takes them on a magical journey to the North Pole. With a beautiful score, this is a film that will delight audiences of all ages.Read more
Hilarious but cuddly Will Ferrell comedy about a human raised among Santa's elves who goes in search of his biological father.
This fantastical story, like many other Christmas films, is set in New York. After realising he is adopted and not an elf but a human, Buddy embarks on a search for his real parents, taking him on a series of hilarious scenarios in the big city. This heart-warming story is all about accepting others’ differences and believing in yourself.Read more
Meet Me In St Louis(1944)
Judy Garland stars in this charming musical drama that's also a sharp portrait of family life.
One of cinema’s most cherished musicals is the perfect place to start the festive season. Featuring memorable songs and a fantastic performance from Judy Garland, the film focuses on a family as their children grow up and an unexpected move disrupts everyone’s plans.Read more
The Muppet Christmas Carol(1993)
Kermit, Gonzo and the rest of the Muppet gang appear in this fun musical take on the classic Charles Dickens story.
The famous Scrooge tale gets a Muppets twist! A mean wealthy old man is visited by three Christmas spirits, taking him on a journey across his entire life, allowing him to look to the past and future and what he must change to amend his wrongs and live a happier life.Read more
Magical, memorable Soviet film based on a Russian folk tale about a boastful boy who's turned into a bear after trying to impress a beautiful girl.
Not necessarily set during Christmas, this is one of the most popular films during the festive season in Central and Eastern Europe. This magical film based on a Russian folk tale is a great way to introduce and discuss popular World Cinema with young people.Read more
The Nightmare Before Christmas(1993)
Brilliantly dark and amusing stop-motion animation - Jack Skellington attempts to change his sinister ways and celebrate Christmas on a huge scale.
If Christmas and Halloween came together it will probably look like this eccentric and spooky depiction of Christmas eve. When a skeleton gets bored of his job scaring humans, he stumbles upon the Christmas holidays and becomes determined to get involved in the fun – even if that means kidnapping Santa!Read more
Child star Macaulay Culkin plays a kid whose parents accidentally leave him at home when they go on holiday and who then must foil would-be burglars.
A family favourite, this slap-stick comedy is about one of the scariest, yet most exciting things that could ever happen to a kid. Eight-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind when his family leave for Europe for the holidays and he must fend for himself with some of the most creative traps you’ll ever see in a film.Read more
A Charlie Brown Christmas / I Want A Dog For Christmas(1965)
A seasonal spin on the much-loved Peanuts comic strip series.
What is Christmas really about? That is the question Charlie Brown tries to answer in this classic cartoon adapted from Charles Schulz’s comic strips. Both adorable and incredibly relatable to all audiences, Charlie Brown and friends experience sadness, jealousy, happiness along the way.Read more
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