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7 winter films to (re)discover

Do you like snow, but not the cold and frostbite that January brought us? In this case, opt for a day cocooning with these seven movie suggestions that will allow you to appreciate all the joys of winter… while staying warm.

Fargo


7 winter films to (re)discover

Whether for the impeccable work of the Coen brothers, the breathtaking performance of Frances McDormand, the deliciously quirky black humor or its fascinating plot, Fargo is one of those classics that we make a point of reviewing every year.

Available on iTunes and YouTube

the ascent


7 winter films to (re)discover

We have all splurged to impress the loved one. But Samy Diakhaté pushes the exercise very, very far: he promises his sweetheart to climb Everest in order to prove the purity of his feelings for her. This charming adaptation of the autobiographical tale by Nadir Dendoune – the first Franco-Algerian to reach this peak – proves that love can almost literally give wings or, at the very least, inspire some of the greatest feats.

Available on Netflix

Until the decline


7 winter films to (re)discover

Réal Bossé, Marc-André Grondin and Marilyn Castonguay star in this thriller where a group of seasoned survivalists find themselves facing a catastrophe even more terrible than those for which they are prepared. In the face of adversity, real characters take over and differences of opinion become explosive… and violent.

Available on Netflix

Snow Queen


7 winter films to (re)discover

Yes, you may have Let It Go (Where Let it go, it depends) in the head for at least a week. But it’s a small price to pay to (re)taste the divine magic of Snow Queen. Disney has really outdone itself with this Nordic fable that revealed to the general public the star of Broadway Idina Menzel.

Available on Disney+

Frozen


7 winter films to (re)discover

It is often called “the other Frozen », just to avoid any confusion with the famous Snow Queen from Disney. Forget here the good feelings, the jingles and the adorable snowmen; filmmaker Adam Green stages three friends stuck in a chairlift who will have to show resilience and resourcefulness in order to avoid certain death. Chills guaranteed.

Available on iTunes and YouTube

groundhog day


7 winter films to (re)discover

With the pandemic that has besieged us for two years – and its perpetual air of deja vu – it is with a very different eye that we are now looking groundhog day, this 1990s classic where a meteorologist (Bill Murray) relives the same day over and over again.

Available on Crave

The tuque war


7 winter films to (re)discover

The classic. The timeless. Obviously, you never need a specific excuse to find Ti-Guy La Lune, Chicoine, Sophie Tremblay and company. But January is probably the best time to reconnect with this friendly band of heroes for an afternoon. cocooning with – or without – the children.

Available via illico and iTunes