Great Films to watch over Christmas

As you leave your planning and preparation to the New Year, make sure you relax and put your feet up and spend some time with your family.

With a glass of red in your hand and a plate of Christmas goodies, what better way than to sit back and watch some great movies.

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Directed by Fred Zinnemann
Run Time: 120 minutes

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt

The story of St. Thomas More, an attorney during the time of Protestant Revolution in England, who suffered martyrdom by beheading rather than capitulate to Henry VIII’s mockery of religion.

The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Starring: Jennifer Jones, William Eythe, Charles Bickford, Vincent Price

The story of St. Bernadette Soubirous, who had the vision of Our Lady at Lourdes and whose body still lies incorrupt at her convent at Nevers, France.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Directed by Frank Capra
Run Time: 130 minutes

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

If you don’t know this movie by the wonderful Frank Capra, you’ve been living on somewhere in the back of beyond. A beautiful film, juxtaposing virtue and vice which brings Christmas cheer to anyone who doesn’t have a stone for a heart!

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