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Top 10 Christmas movies

Christmas is here and that means Christmas movie time! Well, at least for some of us. Here is a list, in no particular order, of some of the best Christmas movies to get anyone in the holiday spirit!

A Christmas Story
Ralphie, a young boy growing up in the ’40’s, dreams of owning a Red Rider BB gun. He sets out to convince the world this is the perfect gift. But along the way, he runs into opposition from his parents, his teacher, and even good ‘ol Santa Claus himself.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
All Clark wanted to do is make Christmas nice with his family at their big home in Chicago. Instead of having an “Old Fashioned Family Christmas,” Clark and the rest of the Griswold’s got an evening of hell!

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween — but alas, they can’t get it quite right.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Doris Walker a no-nonsense Macy’s executive, desperately searches for a new store Santa. She hires Kris Kringle who insists that he’s the real Santa Claus. But, he has many skeptics like Doris and her six year old daughter, Susan. So Kris goes to court to try and prove it. Is he the real Santa Claus?

It’s a Wonderful Life
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas ! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget about suicide ?

Home Alone
When Kevin McCallister is accidentally left ‘home alone’ by his family, vacationing in France, he takes his house into his own hands and haves himself his own vacation. But his delight ends up crashing and burning when he comes into contact with two criminals, Harry and Marv, that are after his house.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas things.

A Christmas Carol (1984)(TV)
An old man who hates Christmas is taught the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by ghosts who show him his own past and present. He is also shown what the future holds for him if he doesn’t change his behavior.

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charlie Brown becomes the director of the school holiday pageant and goes out with Linus to buy an aluminum tree for the show. Instead, they bring back a forlorn real tree. Our hapless hero finds himself dismayed by the rampant commercialization of the holidays and searches for the true meaning of Christmas.

Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
It tells the story of Rudolph, a reindeer with a nose that lights up. He’s looking for a place where he belongs. Special guest appearances by the Abominable Snowman and the misfit toys make this movie extra-special.

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Will it blend? iPod edition

Wow, I would never do that to my iPod or anyone elses. It is pretty to watch though, just for kicks.

Eragon makes an 11 year old cry because it sucked so bad!

Direct link here, but here is the basic breakdown of what happened.

This father took his 11 year old son to go see Eragon and they didn’t like it. His son was disappointed almost to the point of tears because of what the film did to the book. The big climatic battle at the end was created just for the movie and never took place in the book.

The father continues to say that the movie seemed to be limited on time and tried to squeeze a lot of events into a few hours, and the film came out clumsy feeling. This reminds me a little of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. When I saw that I thought the movie was good, but it seemed to short on time. Everything happened so fast once the children got inside the world of Narnia, that I felt like I missed something.

I never thought Eragon looked half-way decent. Every “big budget fantasy/adventure” movie that comes out now looks like a rip-off of The Lord of the Rings triology. In my opinion, no movie,in that genre, will ever touch what Peter Jackson was able to put together.

iFilm posts best movie trailers of 2006

Coming in at the first spot was The Departed. That was an excellent film, I highly recommend it. 300 comes in at second; one of my must see films. Here is the site with the rest of the trailers.

I don’t agree with Hostel or An Inconvenient Truth being in the top trailers, I would have gone with something else, like Borat and Spider-Man 3. Borat was hilarious and Spider-Man 3 couldn’t look any better.

Family Guy – Rudolph Cancer

Very funny video from family guy.

Very old Macintosh commercial – very funny!

This is a very old Macintosh commercial, one of the first. Very old-school and pretty funny as well. Check it out!

http://zaable.com/media/4073/Old-school_Mac_Commercial/

Slow motion videos of golf ball explosions

See what happens when a golf ball is shot towards objects going at an incredible speed. These videos show what happen.

Mayonnaise

Cantaloupe

Bunny

Birthday Cake