Retro Review: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

For this month’s ‘Retro Review’ it was only logical that it should be a Christmas film, therefore I would like to share with you my review of the 1989 film, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. First off, here’s a little reminder of my self imposed rules… Should be a first time viewing More than 5 years…

Movie Links #31

Happy Christmas Eve! I hope you all have a great Christmas and a fantastic New Year. To round of my little series of festive link-ups, I’ve saved the best until last, the big man himself – Father Christmas!! Particularly, Richard Attenborough (Miracle on 34th Street) and Jim Broadbent (Arthur Christmas). Don’t forget to leave Santa…

Movie Links #30

Happy Wednesday! Christmas is only one week away, so here’s a little bit of fun to help you get through the endless wrapping, carolling and Christmas card writing. This week, we’re celebrating two iconic Christmas humbugs; the Grinch (Jim Carrey) and Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Jim Carrey was in How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)…

Movie Links #29

Happy Wednesday! It’s now only two weeks until Christmas, who else has overstocked their cupboard with enough food to last a month?! This week’s festive link-up features Santa’s favourite little helpers – his elves! We’ll be starting with Tony Cox from the 2003 film Bad Santa and finishing up with, arguably, the most famous elf…

Review: Love Actually (2003)

Whether they want to admit it or not, most people have a go-to Christmas movie, whether it’s the charming Will Ferrell comedy , Elf, or the timeless classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. For me, my Christmas movie of choice is the 2003 classic by Richard Curtis, Love Actually. Taking place during the lead up to…

Review: Klaus (2019)

Have you ever wondered where the legend of Santa Claus comes from? Why we write him letters? Or why we have all of our little Christmas Eve traditions? Well, Netflix have provided us with some answers in their heart warming new Christmas film, Klaus, which is perfect for the whole family. When Jesper’s (Jason Schwartzman)…

Movie Links #28

Happy Wednesday Everyone! I hope you’ve all started your Christmas shopping because the countdown has well and truly begun. It’s only three weeks until we’ll all be opening our presents and so for the next few weeks, my movie link-ups will have bit of a festive theme. This week, we’ll be celebrating some famous snowmen:…

Review: Let It Snow (2019)

The Christmas spirit is still going strong here at Love Popcorn with another Christmas review for you, this time we’re looking at another Netflix original, Let it Snow. It’s Christmas Eve, and a small rural town in America is hit by a snow storm. Whilst the adults are all probably using the snow as a…

Review: The Knight Before Christmas (2019)

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, ’tis the season to be jolly. That’s right, December is here and Love Popcorn is feeling Christmassy. Throughout December I am hoping to share a few festive reviews so if you are looking for something to watch this month be sure to keep checking out my blog. I’m…