By Miguel Velázquez, MWN
Staying at home defined 2020. And to continue taking care of your well-being, Metro highlights movies that you can’t miss this holiday season.
Starring: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law
This romantic comedy narrates about dumped and depressed English Iris, who agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda for a much-needed break.
The Polar Express
Starring: Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen
When a boy who lost faith in Christmas takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Starring: Jim Carrey
This classic movie reminds us of the importance of Christmas. It also defined all those who do not feel so festive during the holiday season. Don’t miss it (unless you’re a Grinch)!
All I Want for Christmas Is You
Starring: Mariah Carey, Breanna Yde, Henry Winkler
Inspired by Mariah Carey’s classic, this animated film tells a story about young Mariah, who just has one wish: to have a puppy. Her parents are not convinced she should have one and that triggers a series of adventures to prove them wrong.
Starring: New York City Ballet
This Tchaikovsky’s classic was adapted by George Balanchine for the famous New York Ballet. Watch it on Christmas, especially if it is impossible to attend the performance in person.
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
Starring: Frank Welker, Mae Whitman, April Winchell
It is an animated Christmas anthology film produced by Walt Disney Television Animation that includes three features: Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas (with Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Scrooge McDuck and Huey, Dewey, and Louie), A Very Goofy Christmas (featuring Goofy, Max, Pete and the Beagle Boys) and Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi (featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Pluto).
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Starring: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire
It is a Christmas special musical fantasy comedy film starring Jim Henson’s “Muppets,” created in 1987. Its running time is 82 minutes.
One Magic Christmas
Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba
It is a classic. During the Christmas holidays, an exhausted wife and mother, Ginny Grainger, wishes she had never existed. Soon a guardian angel named Gideon appears and, instead of granting her wish, shows what life would be like without Christmas.