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Review: 'A Christmas Story Live!' Wasn't Lively Enough

New York Times - 18 Dec 2017
Based on the radio monologuist Jean Shepherd's stories of growing up in a small town outside Chicago in the 1930s, “A Christmas Story” disappeared from theaters quickly, only to find an audience on TV for its honest, funny take on how children process ...
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TV This Week, Dec. 24-30: 'A Christmas Story' marathon and more

Los Angeles Times - 22 Dec 2017
Pope Francis celebrates “Christmas Eve Mass” at St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City in this annual ceremony. 11:30 p.m. NBC. MONDAY. “The KTLA Yule Log” burns brightly for another year and features holiday tunes and images of a roaring hearth. 6 a.m ...
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'A Christmas Story Live!' stars share holiday plans

Iosco County News Herald - 23 Dec 2017
The stars of TV musical, "A Christmas Story Live," are ready for the holidays. Matthew Broderick will head home and Maya Rudolph plans to do a whole lot of nothing. (Dec. 22). Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: ...
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'A Christmas Story Live!' misfires as musical

Reading Eagle - 26 Dec 2017
It almost seems unfair to compare "A Christmas Story Live!" to the 1983 film it is based on, "A Christmas Story." TODAY'S SPONSOR: The exclamation point in the title says it all: By turning the classic film into a sleek musical, the subject matter ...
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The Big Reason 'A Christmas Story' Is Relatable to Everyone

Thrillist - 23 Dec 2017
The comedy's longevity, oddly enough, has lots to do with Clark, the famous B-movie director behind Porky's and Black Christmas, and his love for period pieces. He pulled from Shepherd's stories of growing up in suburban Indiana with care and leaned ...
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The gift of giving, a Christmas story

Mountain View Journal - 20 Jan 2018
I, a 21-year resident of Edgewood, like most, live in the East Mountains for its privacy, beauty and country lifestyle. In many cases most of us prefer to just live serenely and be left alone, but as all of us also know when a tragedy hits our area the ...
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'A Christmas Story' gets amazing Lego tribute

WSAV-TV - 25 Dec 2017
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WNYT) — A New York man's loving recreation of the house in “A Christmas Story” could soon become an official Lego set you can buy in stores. Jason Middaugh says what started as a family project, sparked by his daughter's love of the ...
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Penguins bring the laughs in 'A Christmas Story' parody

Tribune-Review - 22 Dec 2017
The Penguins released their annual holiday card/video/movie before Thursday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at PPG Paints Arena. This year's version featured Sidney Crosby starring as Ralphie in "A Christmas Story." Also featured are Olli ...
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Making my own “Christmas Story”

Milford LIVE - 27 Dec 2017
By now, you have either seen or heard about the Fox presentation of “A Christmas Story Live”. It was a Live-musical performance on TV of the famed holiday movie and novel by Jean Shepherd. Tony winner Matthew Broderick, as the grown-up Ralphie, served ...
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Danny Strong Hired To Script Walt Disney's Remake Of 'Oliver!'

Deadline - 18 Jan 2018
Platt is the the king of the modern-day musical. He was the producer behind the Oscar nominated musical La La Land and the Oscar nominated drama Bridge of Spies. He also produced Mary Poppins Returns and is producing Aladdin for Disney. He is also ...
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Column: A Christmas story for my grandchildren

Appleton Post Crescent - 23 Dec 2017
A few years later, just as God planned, Jesus died and went to Heaven to live. And because Jesus died all the naughty things I did were forgiven and someday I would also live in Heaven. And, my mommy explained, Santa is a reminder for us to give gifts ...
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27 Songs To Celebrate The Holidaze - 22 Dec 2017
A sonically beautiful tune about dealing with Christmas after a romantic breakup. "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)"- Maroon 5. Adam Levine's falsetto makes this rendition stand out amid the many covers of this John Lennon and Yoko Ono classic. "Merry ...

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