Much has been said over the years about which Christmas movie is the best, but the debate stops here. There's only one reigning champion: I'll Be Home For Christmas is the best Christmas movie ever, and there are some simple (but extremely convincing) reasons as to why that's the case. We'll get to those reasons in just a moment. But first, take yourself back to the late '90s — it was a moment in time in which every girl of a certain age mourned the cancellation of TV show, Home Improvement, due to the loss of Jonathan Taylor Thomas from our weekly viewing schedules. Just a few years earlier, the actor had made us realize that cartoon animals could be worryingly attractive when he was the voice of young Simba in The Lion King.
Obviously looking to heal the hearts of '90s girls everywhere, and to capitalize on a little something we'll call JTT fever, Disney smartly went ahead and delivered unto the world the best Christmas gift: I'll Be Home For Christmas. Telling the story of a college student who celebrates the festive season a little too hard, the movie sees JTT playing a character who is forced to travel home from the middle of nowhere in the midst of a dire hangover. Without a single penny in the pockets of his Santa suit. And goodness, is it an absolute treat from start to finish. Here's a brief overview as to exactly why that's the case.