Christmas Crackers

Festive film favourites to take you through the holiday season.


A selection of Christmas-themed cinematic treats, ranging from the obvious (Scrooge) to others less regularly recognised as traditional Yuletide fare (Carol, Children of Men).

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Meet Me in St. LouisMeet Me in St. Louis

Musical1944113 minsDirector: Vincente Minnelli

Vincente Minnelli’s hymn to family, home and community is a musical miracle with Judy Garland as its beating heart.

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Fantasy195187 minsDirector: Brian Desmond Hurst

Alastair Sim’s best known performance, as Dickens’ notorious curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge.

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Great Expectations Great Expectations

Period drama1947118 minsDirector: David Lean

The first of David Lean’s two Dickens adaptations is one of the finest British literary interpretations and one of the most acclaimed of all British films.

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The Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz

Fantasy1939102 minsDirector: Victor Fleming

Venture down the yellow brick road once again with this sumptuous magical fantasy.

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On the Twelfth Day...On the Twelfth Day...

Romance195521 minsDirector: Wendy Toye

Playful, charming, Oscar-nominated take on the Christmas song directed by queen of the dance Wendy Toye and designed by the great Ronald Searle.

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Comedy201315 minsDirector: J. van Tulleken

Tim Key stars stars as a surly and self-centred Santa in this pitch-black Christmas comedy.

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Comfort and JoyComfort and Joy

Comedy1984104 minsDirector: Bill Forsyth

Director Bill Forsyth followed the enormously successful Local Hero with this bittersweet comedy about a radio DJ who becomes embroiled in a turf war between rival ice cream vendors.

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Remember the NightRemember the Night

Comedy193994 minsDirector: Mitchell Leisen

Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray are the shoplifter and attorney who fall for other in this charming, Christmas comedy scripted by Preston Sturges.

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Children of MenChildren of Men

Science Fiction2006109 minsDirector: Alfonso Cuarón

In an apocalyptic future Britain, a civil servant is unexpectedly entrusted with the fate of humanity in Alfonso Cuarón’s gripping and thoughtful sci-fi.

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Drama2014119 minsDirector: Todd Haynes

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara illuminate Todd Haynes’ intoxicating adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s beloved novel.

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All That Heaven AllowsAll That Heaven Allows

Melodrama195589 minsDirector: Douglas Sirk

Hollywood’s master of melodrama, Douglas Sirk, is at his most devastating crafting this deceptively simple story of class-crossing romance into a florid explosion of style.

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Drama201588 minsDirector: Sean Baker

A big-hearted film shot on a small phone, this LA tale of two transgender working girls out for vengeance fizzes with wild energy.

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Drama201793 minsDirector: Annemarie Jacir

An estranged father-son relationship in the vibrant city of Nazareth makes for an immensely entertaining drama by Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You).

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