Tag Archives: Jimmy Stewart

Meeting Frank Capra: A Holiday Tale

Of the holidays, Thanksgiving seems to get more lost each year, trapped as it is between two spending juggernauts, Halloween and Christmas.  These two also duke it out decoration-wise, so that pumpkins and goblins often find themselves wreathed and hollied … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life: Home Ownership in America

No doubt, this will be the strangest review of the classic film and holiday favorite It’s A Wonderful Life you’ll ever read.  I’m focusing on one aspect that’s absolutely central, but usually overlooked.   Not on famed director Frank Capra’s … Continue reading

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The Five-Year Engagement: Just Believe!

In The Five-Year Engagement Tom (Jason Segel) and Violet (Emily Blunt) have put off their marriage for career reasons, broken up, gotten involved with others, but finally give in to what seems an inevitable love.  In one of the movie’s … Continue reading

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