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A CHRISTMAS STORY – A Christmas Classic

By Marty Mulrooney

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film directed by Bob Clark. Although initially overlooked upon release, it has since become a Christmas classic with a cult following. It is my personal favourite Christmas film of all time and I would like to share some trivia about it today with AMO’s readers. Merry Christmas!

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FATHER CHRISTMAS – Another British Christmas Classic

By Marty Mulrooney

Father Christmas

Merry Christmas to all of AMO’s readers! Last year on Christmas Day I did a post about The Snowman, a wonderful British animation from 1982. This year, I thought it would be fun to take a look at its spiritual successor, the 1991 animated film Father Christmas!

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THE SNOWMAN – A British Christmas Classic

By Marty Mulrooney

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With Christmas nearly upon us, I thought I would do a quick post about one of the greatest Christmas films of all time. Based on the 1978 Raymond Briggs children’s book, The Snowman is a 1982 animated winter classic.

Shown originally on Christmas Eve ‘82 on Channel 4 in the UK, it has since been shown every single year. A review would be pointless; this is a perfect, if not slightly bittersweet adaptation.

What I do intend to do is offer a few good reasons why you should give it a watch this Christmas, British or not. Oh, and Merry Christmas from Alternative Magazine Online!

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