The Nativity Stories

The following excerpt is taken from The Christmas Virtues, a collection of essays by your favorite conservative writers (and Sonny Bunch) about Christmas. It is the epic conclusion to Jonathan V. Last's "Virtues Trilogy."

What’s the greatest Christmas movie of all time? Well, before we tackle that question, we have to take a step back and ask what makes a movie a "Christmas movie" in the first place. It’s a trickier problem than you think. Being set during the Christmas season is a necessary, but not sufficient, factor. If all you needed were jingle bells in the background, then Shane Black—the brains behind Lethal Weapon, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and Iron Man 3, all of which take place around Christmastime—would be the undisputed champ of Christmas cinema, the...

Proper Review
Dec 4th 2015
Full review >>
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry