Movies are a significant part of Filipino people's lives. Moreover, movie marathons always bring families together, especially on the holidays. If it isn't only due to the pandemic, everyone would already be hurrying to the cinemas to watch every single MMFF film! On that note, it only fits to binge-watch a few Christmas movies with family and friends despite the situation. A fun get-together at home with booze and chips will never hurt and undoubtedly make up for another irreplaceable set of memories.
Besides, holiday movies give a different stroke of happiness and merriment to every Filipino household. Whether it be a Tagalog movie or an English one, it will surely bring laughter and holiday vibes to all. However, you might think that you have watched every single Christmas movie and find them a bit repetitive. Well, think again! There are a lot of underrated and forgotten Christmas films that are worth every second to watch. Furthermore, this can be a fun little way to introduce a non-cartoon and classic yet kid-friendly movie to your children.
With that, kick off your movie marathon, slash family bonding this year with a few of our recommendations! And besides, you can even spice up your condo living by putting up holiday decorations and baking Christmas-themed treats for everyone to munch on while the movie plays.
A somewhat forgotten Yuletide must-watch, Serendipity should still have a special place in everybody's lives. But, if you are one of the few people who still hasn't watched this gem, well, we suggest that you prepare some hot cocoa and a few sheets to cuddle you up while watching. We say this because this movie will hit you right on the feels with Sara and Jonathan's one-of-a-kind love story.
Indeed, your walls will be filled with oh nos, and "won't you two get together already?" murmurs. With that said, this movie will be fantastic if you watch it with your girlfriends. You can either mourn together or feel the Christmas love with your OG chicas when getting a glimpse of Serendipity. What is more, this holiday film will restore your faith in humanity and make you wonder if magic is real in this mad world. And since Christmas is all about hope, joy, and love, this outstanding romantic comedy will add fate and destiny to that list.
So, if you are thinking of the perfect film to watch with your girls, try this classic rom-com, Serendipity. And who knows, maybe after watching, you will end up believing that what's meant to be will always be.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Of course, the live-action of How The Grinch Stole Christmas is included in this list! Not to mention this is the perfect movie to watch with family and especially with the kiddos. Moreover, Jim Carrey's impression of Dr. Seuss' Grinch is undeniably flawless and will surely have you laughing until you lose your breath. On that note, it would be fantastic to pair this movie with fun Christmas treats for everyone to enjoy. In fact, your holiday condo design would go great with this film playing on Television. For instance, it ticks every ingredient written on a Christmas list of must-haves - presents, kids, Christmas trees, snow, and everything else!
On top of that, this can teach your children many valuable lessons as they grow up. Indeed, Dr. Seuss never fails to bring us excellent masterpieces that touch everyone's hearts. And although the Grinch will never steal our Christmas, he can definitely deliver laughs which is better! Given that, for a light, merry, and valuable film to watch for the kids, this live-action adaptation of How The Grinch Stole Christmas should be your go-to. And as the Grinch said, "Be it ever so heinous, there's no place like home." So, sit back, relax, and enjoy watching inside your condo to celebrate merrymaking!
Christmas would not be Christmas without watching Home Alone at least once during this season. Additionally, it is kind of a tradition no one can ever turn away from because of how massive this movie's impact was on people. Not to mention it has everything you need to enjoy a film - comedy, a bit of action, family love, snow, and most especially, presents! This family movie will undoubtedly cheer up the kids and inspire them to be as independent as Kevin when he got lost in NYC.
Furthermore, everyone can take countless valuable lessons from this holiday film. Whether it be a parent, a sibling, or a child, there is definitely something in this movie that will make them realize a few things. With that, prepare for a family holiday slumber party and movie marathon with the Home Alone series.
The Family Stone
Another fun holiday movie to watch with friends is The Family Stone. This story revolves around Everett seeking his parent's approval of his girlfriend, Meredith. However, things go South when the family only sees his partner's uptight and conservative personality. With that, you can absolutely tell just how much laughter you'll get while watching this movie. After all, Sara Jessica Parker is one of the most renowned Hollywood actresses!
So, for a movie that your friends will enjoy, The Family Stone is one of them. What is more, bringing them to your condo and having a little good time bonding over a movie and a few drinks will never hurt. And with Vista Residences' condo, you will indeed have the best memories with your friends. They have ready for occupancy condos and pre-selling condos in Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Makati, Mandaluyong, Manila, Pasig, QC, and Taguig!
The Christmas Chronicles
Netflix is undoubtedly the most widely used entertainment platform right now. With that, they have a great list of Holiday movie offerings, and one of them is The Christmas Chronicles. Although classic Christmas movies are great to watch, this film's modern take on the Yuletide season and Santa Claus will surely put your kids in awe. After all, every family can relate to the rivalry between brothers and sisters, right? Given that, The Christmas Chronicles, together with the fun and valuable lessons you'll get, will definitely spice up your condo living in this year's holiday celebration.
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