Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No. 12)

We get to the end of our list with a video that includes narration by Morgan Freeman. ‘The Scale’ leaves you wondering all the way through what he is talking about. Only at the end to you get it, and … Continue reading

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The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No. 11)

A video of the Christmas Story as if it was a film trailer show at the cinema. This little video shows the key scenes, but set in a 1930s suberb. I love the bit with the baby and the light … Continue reading

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The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No. 10)

I love a good Christmas Carol, and this a cappella version is great. Recorded using a technique where you are singing with yourself and doing all your own harmonies it is very clever. But ignore how clever the video is, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No. 9)

The second in our list from the Nativity Factor is this ‘No Pressure’ video. Starting off with nativity play meets Eastenders, merging into Robin Hood the child angels definitely steal the show. Again tapping into the idea that Joseph’s dilemma … Continue reading

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The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No. 8)

This classic ‘Beatbox Nativity’ from 2011 is a great retelling of the Nativity, including a beatboxing vicar who does all the effects and rapping, including Bible references as you go. Now that is great value. No wonder it won ‘the … Continue reading

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The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No 7)

This is a mockumentary from the Skit Guys about an actor who takes his role as Joseph in a nativity play a bit too seriously. Dressing up as Joseph and going round the streets, alarming his son whilst making him … Continue reading

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The Twelve Videos of Christmas (No. 6)

In a complete change of gear for this list, is this second contribution from Messy Mondays. ‘How to make a perfect Christmas list’ asks us to reflect on the desires we have and how we can use Christmas to unhelpfully … Continue reading

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