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Top Films and TV Shows to Watch While Safe At Home

 Mary Poppins (1964) Rated G In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.   It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated NR An angel is sent … Continue reading

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Top Christmas Films to Watch 2017

 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated PG An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.    Holiday in Handcuffs (2007) Rated NR … Continue reading

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Laura’s Top 12 Christmas Films to Watch 2016

 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated PG An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.    Holiday in Handcuffs (2007) Rated NR A struggling artist working as … Continue reading

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Three Days (2001) Rated TV-G

An angel gives a literary agent a second chance with his wife after she passes away three days before Christmas. Starring Kristin Davis, Reed Diamond, Danielle Brett, Tim Meadows. A kind of Christmas Groundhog Day, this film reveals a man … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2015

Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Rated G Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of Jewish peasant Tevye, the humble father of three strong-willed daughters and husband to oft-objecting wife Golde in pre-revolutionary Russia.    It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated … Continue reading

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Flickchart

My new favorite website is Flickchart. I love ranking my movies and love that they track how much time I’ve spent watching movies. For most people this is something that they don’t want to admit to but I’m proud of … Continue reading

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Frank Capra

 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Rated NR Stellar performances highlight this delightfully witty adaptation of the hit Broadway play about two dotty spinsters with a peculiar avocation: helping lonely old gents by poisoning them and burying them in the cellar. … Continue reading

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Meet John Doe (1941)

Rated NR This is a classic and it has the greatness of a classic. This film was directed by Frank Capra, who most famously directed It’s a Wonderful Life. It has the feel good feeling that Capra always gives us. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Clause (2008)

Rated NR Oh, for the love of Christmas, do we need another swap your life at Christmas movie. I’m sick of them. Now, as in most films there are some positive points to the film but I can’t name them. … Continue reading

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Christmas Movies 2010

Movies I won’t miss for Christmas: It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) Rated NR It’s a wonderful film. Frank Capra’s inverted take on A Christmas Carol stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who’s spent a lifetime giving up … Continue reading

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