THIRTEEN festive flicks are returning to cinema screens across Reading this Christmas.

Cinemas is giving guests the ‘gift of film’ this season, with some popular Christmas favourites screening across November and December.

Love Actually, in celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary, will be playing from November 24.

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Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet’s The Holiday will show from December 8.

Also celebrating its 20th anniversary this year is Elf which will be showing from December 1.

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas will show from November 25, Charles Dickens classic with The Muppet’s Christmas Carol will show from December 2, Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas will show from December 3 and Arthur Christmas will show from December 10.

Home Alone will be showing from December 15 along with 1946’s It’s a Wonderful Life from December 9, Miracle on 34th Street from November 26, White Christmas from November 25 and Santa Claus: The Movie from December 9.

Finally, Die Hard hits the cinema once again from December 9.

Jon Dixon, UK Marketing Manager at Showcase Cinemas, said: “It’s a delight to bring back so many Christmas classics to the big screen this.

“Our flashback films are always popular and we’re sure these festive favourites will be no different.

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“Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic comedy, all out action or an animated favourite, there’s something for all cinemagoers to enjoy and help them get in the mood for Christmas over the coming weeks.”

To book tickets and see the full festive line-up, visit