I watched It's A Wonderful Life last night

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  1. Ben Dover

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    and I came to the conclusion that Donna Reed was quite the piece of ass back then

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    I agree. Watched some of it with my son. His assessment was, "this sucks."
     
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    Watched it too.. The wife said" wow they had pretty good sense of humor back then... I told her to shut the fuck up and keep blowing me
     
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    Yeah, I gotta admit she was hawt hidin' in the bushes.....
     
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    and along with Shelley Fabares probably the best mother/daughter combo in the history of TV
     
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    For some reason I have never seen this movie. Is it worth watching as a holiday movie? I would always see the heinous "Every time a bell rings a little angel gets its wings" part with the helium voiced child and think, "I am not going to watch this crap!"
     
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    I love this movie so much. Some folks thought it was too dark when it came out, but it's so good. It has my favorite movie kiss too. HOT HOT HOT!
     
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    I usually watch Ben Hur and Bad Santa during the Christmas season.
     
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    I always liked it, too. Especially after he "wakes up". I can't watch it with the commercials though.
     
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    Christmas Vacation and Karloff's Grinch for me
     
  12. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Hey ma, the shitter's full!

    I like Charlie Brown's Christmas, too. We always used to get crappy little Charlie Brown trees when I was a kid. Now we have this fake white tree that looks like one of the trees that Charlie hates in the show.
     
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    I watched it also..And still after all these years tear up at the end
     
  14. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I cry when I see Ben Hur. He reminds me of me, a hateful angry bitter rat man.
     
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    i love the Jazz score. CBC is a good one, too
     
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    You should watch it if only to realize all the pop culture references to it. It's really a good movie, though definitely maudlin. Jimmy Stewart is just so Goddamned likeable :pissed:
     
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    Yup, Bobtraw, you have to see it!!!!
     
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    You are right about that! There are SO many references to it on Mystery Science Theater; every time they show a night sky with stars twinkling they make a George Bailey reference.
     
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    I think it's a rule that all comedies must parody it at some point. Even Beavis and Butthead did it......
     
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    IAWL was Jimmy's first movie after coming back from fighting in WWII. He was a heck of a guy. Can you imagine a movie star at the top of his game going off to serve now? I sure can't...