It's that time of year – well, perhaps a bit early, but nonetheless – when our thoughts turn to Elf.
Fresh from being named the best Christmas film of the 21st century, Jon Favreau’s Elf will return to the big screen in style this holiday season.
Christmas lends itself very nicely to movie watching. Everyone has time to burn and the entire family is far too full of mince pies and lukewarm leftover turkey to actually muster the energy required to leave the sofa.With that in mind, Christmas films are an indispensable part of the cinema landscape. These are movies people often watch every single year and fall in love with over the course of time. The 21st century has yielded its fair share of festive classics, which already feel as essential to the Christmas experience as trees, presents and the year's most depressing episode of EastEnders.Read more: Things we learned from Paul Feig about Last ChristmasBut which is the best Christmas film of the 21st century? It's time to crunch the numbers. From a longlist of the major festive releases since 2000, we ranked them three times — based on global box office, Rotten Tomatoes critic score and the same site's audience score — and awarded points for the rankings.The result is a (theoretically) definitive list of the best the 21st century has to offer when it comes to Christmas viewing. So settle down with that advent calendar you promised yourself you wouldn't entirely consume before December even starts, and dive in.
Festive favourite Elf returned to the Top 10 of the Official Film Chart fifteen years after it was first released.
It’s that time of year again when chocolate becomes a viable breakfast option and alcohol becomes part of your daily routine.It’s also the only time of year it’s OK to listen to Slade un-ironically, but most excitingly, it’s the time of year we get to revisit our favourite festive films for the millionth time.Here to help you watch your favourite Christmas movies in a whole new light is some of our favourite festive film trivia…Read more 7 movies that are basically the same as Home Alone 10 stars who will be HUGE in 2018 Hollywood offspring aiming for stardom in 2018
Senior beauty editor Joanna Douglas picks out the best budget-friendly mascaras. (Photo: Henry Leutwyler) As a beauty editor there is one question I’m asked the most — by friends and strangers alike: “What’s the best drugstore mascara?” One of the potentially germiest beauty products, it’s best to toss mascara after six months, so shelling out on pricey designer wands isn’t ideal for everyone. Seeking glam, amped up lashes from an affordable tube?
One year from now, Mark Hamill will return to movie theaters in the role that made him an icon. In the meantime, fans eagerly awaiting the debut of the elder Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Force Awakens can catch Hamill’s performance as another beloved big-screen wizened elder. The actor stars opposite Jim Parsons in Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas, NBC’s delightful stop-motion animated musical based on the 2003 Will Ferrell film and the Broadway show it inspired.