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The Muppet Christmas Carol is 25 years old!

Excerpt from my article for Charles Dickens was a writer who cared deeply about the world and his fellow man. His books were hugely popular, particularly as they were released initially as chapters in magazine serials, so that you had to wait til the next issue to discover what happened to your favourite characters,… Continue reading The Muppet Christmas Carol is 25 years old!

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Preview: Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, John Lithgow, Mel Gibson, Linda Cardellini, John Cena, Alessandra Ambrosio Director: Sean Anders Brad (Ferrell) is married to Dusty's (Wahlberg) ex-wife, and is stepdad to his kids. While this was the cause of great tension in the first film, they're now not only co-parenting, but are also really good friends.… Continue reading Preview: Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)

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The Christmas Movie Round Up

Just for fun, this seasonal selection of movies that should please all members of the family. From family comedies, to classics, to horrors. Comedy: Of course, family comedies are a Christmas staple. Elf (2003) Is Christmas really Christmas until we've watched Will Ferrell hollering out "Santa? I know him!" Well, for me it isn't. Ferrell… Continue reading The Christmas Movie Round Up

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Krampus (2015)

Every year, Max's grandmother encourages him to write to Santa, but this year, as the family all gathers, the Christmas spirit seems lost. When Max tears up his letter, he brings down a malevolent Christmas spirit who terrorises his family.ย  Starring: Toni Collette, Adam Scott, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Emjay Anthony. Director: Michael… Continue reading Krampus (2015)