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I am, as ever, deeply grateful to all of my friends and family and to my wonderful readers.

Enjoy! They won’t be on the same day again for about 70 thousand years.

Arlo Guthrie sings about an unforgettable Thanksgiving.

I admit it.  I’m not a fan of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,” which always strikes me as nasty and mean-spirited.  For me, the two movies that best sum up all that is stressful and complicated and wonderful about Thanksgiving are: […]

I love this indie charmer about a girl who makes a Thanksgiving dinner for her family.

Which is your favorite scene?

One of my very favorite movies begins with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the original Miracle on 34th Street. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Best wishes to you and your families, and please know how grateful I am for the chance to be here […]

Another of my favorite Thanksgiving movies is Pieces of April, with Katie Holmes as the estranged daughter making dinner for her family, including her mother (Patricia Clarkson), who is dying of cancer.  Derek Luke plays her boyfriend and Alison Pill […]