You're such a critic

You're such a critic

December 08, 2006

WHAT YOU SAY

I enjoy several holiday movies as part of my Christmas traditions. A Christmas Carol and A Christmas Story are musts while doing last-minute wrapping and waiting for the kids to go to sleep. A Charlie Brown Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Year Without a Santa Claus are great to watch cuddled up with the kids in the big chair. But my all-time favorite holiday film is It's a Wonderful Life. The reason is the story shows the beauty of family love.

Family is what makes the shopping, cooking, wrapping, decorating, card-writing -- all the details of Christmas -- worth it on that day.

Katie Cole, Kingsville

It's a Wonderful Life with Jimmy Stewart has always been my favorite holiday story year after year. Aside from the magnificent acting ability of the characters, the story line is so meaningful.

Freda Garelick, Baltimore

THE NEXT QUESTION Mel Gibson's new movie, Apocalypto, comes out today. Will Gibson's anti-Semitic comments made earlier this year make you more likely or less likely to patronize his films? Briefly explain why.

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