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comfort movies (you know you have them)

because this time of year I always end up watching movies I've seen 3000 times. it's comforting I guess. but over the summer I am not as tempted to watch these films as I am in the holiday season. maybe it's the cold?

feel free to contribute your own to this list. we should make it GINORMOUS and I'm sure I'm leaving some out anyway. I'm still in a daze because of the snow. somewhere, the angels are doing cocaine.

Elf

I watch this because of Zooey Deschanel. she stole my heart in this film. and it's so hokey but I have yet to get sick of it and I don't know what that says about me.

watch her here!

Love Actually

Whilst reading the Taylor Swift-dedicated issue of US Weekly yesterday, Wenli and I discovered the three of us all love this movie. but who doesn't omg. I don't think I haven't met a girl who hasn't aped over this film at some point and help me baby Jesus but I will watch it every time it comes on.



The Family Stone


I feel like this is a neglected modern day holiday classic. There are blind people and gay people and Sarah Jessica Parker just does not fit in!


I love you Claire Danes. When you appear, you are like an angel.

While You Were Sleeping

I was like five when I first saw this and instantly loved it. I probably thought, in my stupid mind, ONE DAY I AM GOING TO BE SANDRA BULLOCK AND BILL PULLMAN WILL DATE ME AND I WILL GO BE ADOPTED BY A FAMILY THAT ACTUALLY LIKES ME. I'm trying to remember the depiction of adult life I had so young. believe me, I was pretty happy about everything in that part. I was going to have a lot of dogs and adopt a Chinese kid and ride a motorcycle and be like Sandra Bullock. wow.....


she totally made the right choice. Pre-OC Peter Gallagher is like a caveman.

The Holiday

everyone in this movie is really hot but Jack Black. he's still endearing though. and if he can bag Kate Winslet in his film, THEN SO CAN WE ALL. why can't kids always be this cute?



It's a Wonderful Life

You can't beat this film. just can't.


Miracle on 34th Street

I can never make up my mind: the version with Natalie Wood or the version I grew up with?

I dislike whatever the girl is in this film. She was in Matilda? pssssh.



Natalie Wood, as a child, had more talent in her toenail than that bitch.

MOVIES THAT ARE NOT SO CHRISTMASY

The Wedding Singer

I'm pretty sure I have this memorized.

CHRISTINA TAYLOR'S CHARACTER: *throws Rubiks cube* GOD NO ONE IS GOING TO FIGURE THIS THING OUT.

Mannequin


The cheesiest 1980s movie in existence. plus you are watching Kim Cattral before she became a slut.

most Drew Barrymore films
esp. Never Been Kissed and Music and Lyrics

Maid in Manhattan or Two Weeks Notice
I confuse them a lot and I am not sure why.

MOVIES THAT WILL NOT MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD

most films about the Holocaust
Hotel Rwanda
films about kids being killed
Gigli
500 Days of Summer

Comments

  1. i was not a fan of while you were sleeping;

    but that was back when i was in high school.

    my major comfort film of course is White Oleander; but not for the story.

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