Six Festive Films; There's a Film Fest on TV! So Sunday People Magazine Reviewer SARAH MOOLLA Rounds Up Six of the Best for Your Yuletide Pleasure
Byline: SARAH MOOLLA
RUSH HOUR (1998)
Christmas Eve, 8.30pm, BBC1
While Jackie Chan high-kicks his way through this action adventure, Chris Tucker supplies the wisecracks when they star as the mis-matched cop buddies Lee and Carter. Arguing and scrapping all the way, they go to bustling Hong Kong to track down a kidnapped girl. A fast, furious, funny and frantic journey, which will leave you gasping for air.
TOY STORY (1996)
Christmas Day, 4.40pm, BBC1
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen lend their vocal talents in this must-see Disney animated feature. Cowboy Woody (Hanks) and stupid spaceman Buzz Lightyear are stranded in the garden of nasty neighbour Sid the brat and with the help of a delightful cast of playthings, they try to escape. A gift-wrapped treat for kids of all ages, which will last to infinity and beyond.
SLIDING DOORS (1998)
Christmas Day, 11pm, BBC1
Ever wondered just what might have happened in life if you'd chosen a different path? Gwyneth Paltrow gets to do just that as Helen, a London
girl who, in one scenario, catches a
train and meets nice guy James (John Hannah) and in the other, misses it and therefore catches her boyfriend in bed with another woman. It's a film of two halves and the parallel lines are brilliant fun.
MASK OF ZORRO (1998)
December 27, 8pm, BBC1
Antonio Banderas stars as Murieta, a troubled bandit who is transformed into a swashbuckling hero by the legendary Zorro (Anthony Hopkins). …