Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Classic Movie Review 138

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

    Today’s movie is Miracle on 34th Street (1947). This movie is for true believers and if you are a true believer, it will be hard to throw too much snark at this one. But, I will endeavor to preserve. iMDB.com rates this movie 7.9[1]. I thought it would…

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) Classic Movie Review 137

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

;nbsp; Today’s movie is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989). This movie is so funny and accurate I almost can’t stand it. This movie was written by John Hughes but he turned the directing over Jeremiah S. Chechik. We only have a couple of show veterans and a lot of new…

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) Classic Movie Review 136

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

  Today’s movie is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964). This movie is a beloved holiday classic that has been shown every year since it was released. I ain’t good at math but that like 54 years. There is some really interesting trivia associated with this movie. Robert L. May created…

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Scrooged (1988) Classic Movie Review 96

Scrooged (1988)

  Welcome to today’s show, Scrooged (1988), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this…

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A Christmas Story (1983) Classic Movie Review 95

A Christmas Story (1983)

  Today’s movie is A Christmas Story (1983). It is a family friendly traditional holiday tale. Actors Melinda Dillon played the role of loving Mother Parker. Melinda was born in Hope, Arkansas in 1939. Melinda was working in improv when she made her film debut in The April Fool (1969).…

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White Christmas (1954) Classic Movie Review 94

White Christmas (1954)

  Welcome to today’s show, White Christmas (1954), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember…

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It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) Classic Movie Review 53

Jimmy Stewart It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) is a beloved Christmas movie featuring an all-star cast. With the help of an angel, George Bailey gets his life back on track. Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follows the links…

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The Bishop’s Wife (1947) Classic Movie Review 52

The Bishop's Wife (1947) poster

The Bishop’s Wife (1947) is a wonderful and beloved Christmas movie. This movie has a great cast of many English and American actors Rough Script The Bishop’s Wife (1947) Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follows the…

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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) Classic Movie Review 13

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

Ho ho Ho Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kicking Kwanza, and Festivus for the rest of us. As a special Christmas treat, I have put together a podcast about the fantastically bad Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964). I hope everyone of all faiths and denominations as well as those that…

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