Christmas movies

Myra Brown, Staff Writer

Jim Carrey plays the Grinch in the movie adaptation of the beloved Dr. Suess book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The Grinch decides to steal everything that he thinks makes up Christmas. He almost gets away with it until Cindy Lou Who decides to show him what Christmas is truly about.

Home Alone

When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister behaves badly the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. But when they forget him at home, he decides it’s his time to shine when two robbers try to break into his family’s home. “When I was growing up, this was newer, and people were really into it,” teacher Joanne Juco said. “I think every little kid dreams about what they’d do if they had the house to themselves!”


Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Feeling like he doesn’t fit in Buddy, in full elf uniform, goes to search for his father. in New York City. “I’m the definition of a ‘cotton-headed ninny muggins’ and Will Ferrell is an acting prodigy,” senior Jaidee Elliott said.

Polar Express

An animated movie about a young boy, who had started to doubt the meaning of Christmas. His belief in Santa Claus is recovered when the “Polar Express” shows up in front of his house. “This movie shows that Christmas is about friends, family, and just believing in the magic even though you can’t always see it,” sophomore Logan Cecil said. By Myra Brown