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The one movie I make sure to watch every year at Christmas is the Alastair Sim version of “A Christmas Carol.” The final scene always brings me to tears.

The American Film Institute has its top 100 list and the Library of Congress has its National Film Registry.  But how do movie critics around the world see our films?  The BBC prepared a list of the 100 greatest American […]

Happy Independence Day!  Every year, I recommend the rousing musical about the Declaration of Independence. “1776” makes the Founding Fathers vivid, human, and interesting characters, and is so involving that you almost forget that you already know how it all turned […]

Happy 100th birthday to the writer/director/star of one of the greatest films of all time, Citizen Kane. Everyone should see that movie, and then everyone should see it again, listening to Roger Ebert’s shot-by-shot commentary, a master illuminating a master […]

A glorious new 50th anniversary Blu-Ray edition of Sound of Music is out this week, featuring commentary, behind the scenes footage, and all kinds of extras — sure to be one of your “favorite things.”   This box-office champ is one […]

And don’t forget the only live action film written by Dr. Seuss, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T!

The Pick of the Week is a Disney animation classic: 101 Dalmatians, which has a gorgeous new Diamond edition. For some behind-the scenes info about the film, check this out.