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December 22, 2007

Bah and Humbug

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Here's a list of the best Christmas movies for the Grinches among us. Me, I'm soooo not into the season that I don't even want to watch the anti-Xmas movies.



posted by Michael at December 22, 2007


A lot of slasher flicks on that list. Never got the slasher thing. Some are disturbingly close to snuff and torture-porn.

Posted by: PA on December 23, 2007 10:38 AM

There are about fifteen children under age 12 in my living room singing Christmas carols right this minute. Very cute, actually. You need the right external stimuli to get into the season.

Posted by: Lexington Green on December 23, 2007 3:53 PM

"The Ref" is a great movie, one of my wife's favourite comedies.

Posted by: Intellectual Pariah on December 23, 2007 5:04 PM

I loved 'The Ref' when I first saw it, though I must admit the humour didn't really hold up in a second viewing. That may have been because I saw it on TV the second time, rather than on the big screen. I find that that always makes a difference to a film's impact.

Posted by: alias clio on December 23, 2007 11:43 PM

I saw 'I am Legend' on Christmas. Well, I'm Hindu (by tradition) so it's basically a quiet day to be with family for me. Since I never, ever watch scary movies all the CGI in "I am Legend" actually had me jumping in my seat. Will Smith is turning into quite a fine actor, isn't he? He looks good with the gray at the temples.

Posted by: MD on December 31, 2007 11:42 AM

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