It’s a Wonderful Life: A Christmas Classic for 70+ Years (Day #24)

Title: It’s a Wonderful Life

Release: 1946

Director: Frank Capra

Writer(s): Philip Van Doren Stern (story), Francis Goodrich / Albert Hackett / Frank Capra (screenplay)

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers

*Warning, this review may

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Home Alone: The Birth of a Christmas Sociopath (Day #22)

Title: Home Alone

Release: November 10th, 1990

Director: Chris Colombus

Writer(s): John Hughes

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O’Hara

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

We have finally reached the final five movies for this …

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The Original Grinch Still Steals My Heart (Day #21)

Title: How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Release: 1966

Director: Chuck Jones

Writer(s): Dr. Seuss (story)

Starring: Boris Karloff, June Foray, Dal McKennon, Thurl Ravenscroft

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

Having had the pleasure of growing up in a strong …

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A Christmas Story: A Christmas Classic Frozen in Time, Filled With Christmas Spirit (Day #16)

Title: A Christmas Story

Directed: Bob Clark

Release: November 18th, 1983

Starring: Melinda Dillon, Daren McGavin, Peter Billingsley

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers

*This piece is actually from another colleague of ours, who will be joining the website with

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Mickey’s Christmas Carol: Dickens’s Classic Story Painted With Disney Flair (Day #15)

Title: Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Directed: Bunny Mattlinson

Release: December 16th, 1983

Starring: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith, Will Ryan, Eddy Carroll,

Patricia Parris, Dick Billingsley, Clarence Nash, Tony Anselmo

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Yes, we know…another Charles …

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Dated but Wonderful (Day #14)

Title: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Release: December 1964

Starring: Burl Ives, Larry D. Mann, Billie Mae Richards

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers

You know that weird stop-motion Christmas movie you used to watch as a kid? The one with …

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) – Hollywood’s Take(?) On the Seuss Christmas Classic (Day #11)

Title: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Release: November 8th, 2000

Director: Ron Howard

Writer(s): Jeffrey Price, Peter S Seaman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Jeffry Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers

Come on, you knew …

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The Santa Clause, Our Resident Tool Man Becoming Magical (Day #10)

Title: The Santa Clause

Release: November 11th, 1994

Director: John Pasquin

Writer(s): Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudrick

Starring: Tim Allen, Jodge Rainhold, Wandy Crewson, David Krumholtz, Peter Boyle

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers

What would you do if given the …

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Can Frosty the Snowman’s Legacy Continue? (Day #9)

Title: Frosty the Snowman

Release: 1969

Starring: Jimmy Durante, Billy De Wolfe, Jackie Vernon, Paul Frees, June Foray

*Warning, this review may contain spoilers.

50 years later and Frosty is still skiing television airwaves, filling your ears with music, but …

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The Polar Express: Your One-Way Trip to Excitement (Day #6)

Title: The Polar Express

Release: 2004

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Writer(s): Chris Van Allsburg (book), Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr. (screenplay)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tom Hanks, Tom Hanks, Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Nona Gaye, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen 

*This article may

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