Easter is one of those tricky days for my family and me. Growing up we would on occasion go to Easter service but not regularly (always too crowded). In addition, when it came to “Easter Dinner” (family is from the South so any holiday is basically an excuse to eat), we would typically have a big to-do at the house with all the trimmings. There was also always the laying out and filling up of the baskets, the dyeing of the eggs, etc. to keep us entertained.
In recent years however, these traditions have completely fallen at the wayside – all but one, that is. Every so often, I do find myself flipping through the channels on Easter Sunday and stopping when I see The Ten Commandments or The Sound of Music on TV (not sure about The Wizard of Oz though, that may be Thanksgiving/Christmas).
Personally I would have to say that my go-to Easter viewing traditions are the aforementioned The Sound of Music and Jesus of Nazareth. With respect to the latter, I remember being a youth and thinking that it was so epic!
So now I turn it over to you, fellow cine-philes: