Critic's "best Christmas movies" for the holiday season
By Bella Hughes
The holiday season is rapidly approaching and with that comes most everyone’s favorite thing to do: watch Christmas movies. Everyone loves a good holiday movie to watch during this time, so here are some of the best rated holiday movies to watch this season. The first movie, which is included on almost every “Best Christmas Movies” list online, is Elf. Starring Will Ferrell, this movie is about the character Buddy who is accidentally taken and raised by Santa’s elves even though he is human. He ventures to New York City in search of his birth father. This Christmas comedy is a great watch for the holidays and one of the fan’s favorites. The next movie is a more classical Christmas movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, but still a great watch for the holidays. This is a great family movie and is about the character George Bailey who wishes he was never born and an angel is sent to him to grant his wish. It has won many awards and is a critics must watch Christmas movie. Another fan favorite movie to watch this holiday season is Home Alone which is about 8 year old Kevin who acts out the night before their family leaves for a Christmas trip and gets left behind. Two men plan to rob his home and he finds he is left alone to protect the family home. Other highly rated movies include: -A Christmas Story (1983) -The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) -Scrooged (1988) -National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) -The Polar Express (2004) These are the critics favorite Christmas movies and are perfect to watch during the holiday season.