Wednesday, 14 December 2011

santa's got a brand new bag



Last night, amidst our twinkling fairy lights, Himself and I watched Elf. The boys were both out but, hey, we still watched the family Christmas movie. Have you seen this one, dear reader? We (all of us at Baxter Street including the stop-outs) just love it. It's up there with It's A Wonderful Life as a family classic to watch again and again. In fact, we have seen it so many times since it came out in 2003 that we now start laughing before the gags. We quote from it liberally and like those really annoying people who mutter lines from Shakespeare while attending the play we do that too! Will Ferrell is the Master of Silly and his comic timing is pure genius. I also love James Caan as the grumpy NY children's book publisher and it's always a thrill to see Bob Newhart on the screen. If you haven't seen Elf get it and watch it, dear reader. Your kids will love it and you will too. xx
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3 comments:

  1. i'm in a STORE and i'm SINGING!

    yes! favourite.

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  2. Elf is so much fun and silliness. Our family loves it, too. It still makes me laugh until I cry every time I see it. Happy holidays, Jen!
    -Heidi

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  3. Ditto! For the Will, Zooey, the jokes, the cute shower scene/music number and the paper snowflakes. Merry xmas Jen. xx

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