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Not a bad place to spend the Christmas holiday.
It’s the campiest, whitest, most saccharine and most wonderful album in holiday music history: The Andy Williams Christmas Album. That’s obviously a subjective opinion, but I like to think it’s a feeling worthy of conversion to fact and inclusion in musicology textbooks. Growing up, I probably heard The Andy Williams Christmas Album seven or eight hundred times. A well-worn vinyl copy, complete with scratches, cracks and pops, was a holiday mainstay on my dad’s record player. For all its camp … Continue reading
For the first time ever, I’m enjoying the holidays in warmer climes, specifically in Key West with the Florida extension of my family. My sister Megan, my mom and I needed to make a last-minute insanity run to Ross, Key West’s answer to T.J. Maxx. I found the Paris Hilton fragrance collection particularly intriguing.
Based on the script alone, I cannot believe Bad Santa (2003) ever got made. It is the darkest and most irreverent take on a Christmas tale I have ever seen. The trailer really doesn’t do it justice, partly because Billy Bob Thornton drops the F-bomb in nearly every line of his dialog, including scenes with kids. In case you haven’t seen it, here’s the story in brief… Billy Bob Thornton plays Willie, a safe-cracking, wise-cracking, chain-smoking, booze-swilling, ass-tapping thief, aided … Continue reading
Anyone who doesn’t love Pixar movies is either blind or irrevocably bitter. The stories, the humor, the emotion, the animation… I have been thoroughly charmed by every Pixar film I’ve ever seen (though I thought Cars was an anomalous misfire). My personal favorites are Toy Story (all of them), Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Up and Wall-E. Beyond the astounding technical achievement and gold standard of animation for which Pixar has become so well known, the movies excel on the … Continue reading
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