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White Christmas
Friday, December 25, 2020      15 comments

From 1954, White Christmas tells the tale of a couple of ex-Army that met Europe in WWII. Phil (Danny Kaye) & former Broadway star, Bob (Bing Crosby). When they got out, they made a duo act. While down in Florida, the guys were introduced to a s... Read more
A Visit From St.Nicholas
Thursday, December 24, 2020      13 comments

A Visit From St. Nicholas Clement Clarke Moore, 1823 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirrin... Read more
Love Actually
Wednesday, December 23, 2020      12 comments

Love Actually swooped into the theaters in 2003. It was about a huge ensemble cast with interacting vignettes that woven together. Marvelous! There was new love, cheating lovers, a recently widowed man with a stepson, unrequited love ... it was ... Read more
Shrek the Halls
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      15 comments

Shrek the Halls was a short Christmas story in 2007, This story was chronological between # 3 & # 4 movies. So, for 6 months, Donkey kept giving Shrek a countdown to Christmas. Shrek kept blowing him off, saying he didn’t do Christmas. Two days ... Read more
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
Monday, December 21, 2020      13 comments

The Santa Clause 3: the Escape Clause chilled out the theaters in 2006. Scott (Santa) has been the Ho-Ho-Ho guy for 12 years. This year, & Mrs. Claus (Carol) has become a teacher @ North Pole, working with the younger elves. This year, Carol is... Read more
It’s a Wonderful Life
Sunday, December 20, 2020      13 comments

On Christmas Eve, 1945, a 33 year old hard working man, George Bailey, was despondent. His entire life’s work seemed to be worthless. He was financially ruined, & worst, his customers who had deposited their lifetime savings would be ruined to... Read more
Christmas Vacation
Saturday, December 19, 2020      13 comments

Christmas Vacation (also called National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation) stumbled & strutted into theaters in 1989. This was the 3d movie in the series of bumbling Clark Griswold, loving father to his wife, Ellen, & 2 children. He’s long wanted t... Read more
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Friday, December 18, 2020      15 comments

Did you hear the news? Grandma Got Run oOver by a Reindeer? Yeah, in 2000. Grandma Spankenheimer loved Christmas, & her grandson Jake took after her. Granny had a Christmas Store year round. Grandma would put on her little green elf outfit to re... Read more
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Thursday, December 17, 2020      15 comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas was the first animated animated program based on the Peanuts comic strip. It came out on TV in 1965. The children’s voices were from real children, not adults, & the show didn’t have a laugh track. The plot has Charlie... Read more
Four Christmasses
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      13 comments

Did you know that in 2008 there were Four Christmasses? Well, kinda, anyway. Two upscale likable people has been together for about 3 years in San Francisco. Both of them had come from really dysfunctional families, so bad that I couldn’t, in go... Read more
The Polar Express
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      13 comments

by Chris Van Allsburg The Polar Express came rumbling into theaters in 2004. It was based on the book by the same name, written by Chris Van Allsburg. He also worked as an executive producer. If you thought you heard Tom Hanks in it, you’ be rig... Read more
Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July
Monday, December 14, 2020      13 comments

Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July came out in 1979. We got a new backstories to Santa Claus, Rudolph, & Lady Boreal, & don’t forget the wicked wizard Winterbolt. Winterbolt caused much havoc in the realm of the cold. The Queen of the Northe... Read more
Jingle All the Way
Sunday, December 13, 2020      12 comments

Arnold Schwarzenegger found himself Jingle All the Way in 1996. He played Howard Langston, a workaholic husband & dad. Both his wife Liz & 9 yo son were used to his broken promises. As usual, he stayed late @ work, got stopped for speeding (tha... Read more
Fred Claus
Saturday, December 12, 2020      15 comments

Fred Claus was totally unknown until 2007. Frederick (Fred) was the older brother of Nicholas (Nick) Claus. When Nick was born, he was alert, holding his head up & saying “Ho”. When Nick was born, Fred swore to always love him & take care of him... Read more
Snow Day
Friday, December 11, 2020      13 comments

Snow Day thrilled the kids & struck fear into adults in 2000. It was set in some anonymous town in NY, during the ongoing relative heat wave (50s or so). The kids want the snow day, where multiple businesses - especially, when the schools are cl... Read more

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