Christmas is a season awaited by many, while others prefer it to pass quickly. That feeling is taken to all kinds of productions, framed in entertaining stories for the whole family. This selection of streaming Christmas movies ranges from animation Scrooge: A Christmas Carol until Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special.
Of course, there are stories of the type that were not included in this first version, so we will update this article in the following week.
The Christmas classic by English writer Charles Dickens is presented this time as an animated musical adaptation. In the story, Scrooge confronts himself, his deepest fears, due to a visit from three Christmas ghosts… Will he be able to change his cold heart? Produced by Timeless Films in association with Axis Studios, the film is directed by Stephen Donnelly.
The last two decades of the last century were a milestone in video games, since several generations were marked by a console or title, for example. christmas in 8 bit it is described as a fun return to childhood adventures. The story is set in the 80s, in the suburbs of Chicago, where the boy Jake Doyle will do everything in his power to get “the best video game console” for Christmas.
Tom and Lisa have just started a relationship and everything looks set for a trip full of happiness. However, she discovers that he adores Christmas, indeed, he fervently believes in Santa (quite the opposite of Lisa). Is there a chance that his story will come to fruition? The film is directed by Alex Ranarivelo (American Wrestler: The Wizard) and a main cast consisting of Christina Moore, John Ducey, Violet McGraw, Lateefah Holder, Sachin Bhatt and Matthew Glave.
Jessica (Jessika Van) is known for her Christmas-themed films, and everything is going well with her latest film until Christopher (Josh Swickard), an executive who threatens to stop her, shows up. So, now she will not only have to do everything to get the project off the ground, but also deal with her own feelings, which come out with the intentions of her “enemy of hers”. It is also a work of Alex Ranarivelo.
If the names of Will Farrell and Ryan Reynolds are in the cast of this film, the public already knows what to expect. Again, the story of Charles Dickens is taken as the basis, however, it is given a tremendously funny twist, which includes musical numbers. The cast is completed with the participation of Octavia Spencer, while Sean Anders is the director of this comedy.
The idea is not new, but now it is part of Christmas, or Christmas, rather. Jesús (Mauricio Ochmann) has his birthday on this day, so he is not exactly excited to celebrate. Hating this date so much, a curse falls on him: he is destined to repeat it over and over again, except that each time he wakes up, a year has passed. Could it be that he lost the ability to value what is really significant? Directed by Mark Alazraki.
Lucy is determined to throw the best of New Year’s parties, and that is that she finds out that her grandmother will not visit them for Christmas. On the other hand, Charlie Brown tries to fulfill one of his resolutions before the clock strikes midnight. With the direction of Clay Kaytis, it is an animation that barely lasts 38 minutes, ideal to watch with the little ones at home.
The film is not a simple installment of the season, but allows its director, James Gunn, to share significant elements for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, whose premiere is scheduled for May 5, 2023, as part of Phase 5 of the UCM. In Holiday Specialthe unlikely team travels to Earth in search of the perfect gift for Quill, with the intention of giving him a Christmas to remember.