Traditionally in Greece, the gift-giver of Christmas is not Santa/Saint Nicolas. It is Saint Basil the Great, and his day wasn’t Christmas Eve but January 1st.
Christmas trees were originally the tradition of Germanic pagans. Ironically in the Bible there is actually a verse against it in Jeremiah 10. It says for followers to not be like other “nations”, and describes a practice that sounds a lot like the decoration of Christmas trees.
The Smurfs is one cartoon from the 1980’s I remember fondly as a child. I was born right before the original TV series ended but I do remember countless re-runs of the show growing up especially one cute Christmas episode they did. It may not have been the most clever show/cartoon but it was likable.Continue reading “The Smurfs (2011 Film) Review”
The Legend of Frosty the Snowman is a sequel to the original that I had not really heard of until recently. The first was one of my favorite Christmas specials and even though I heard not-so-good things I had to see it. Perhaps it wouldn’t be as bad as I expected? The movie is setContinue reading “The Legend of Frosty the Snowman (2004 Film) Review”
I had heard of A Very Murray Christmas just recently as it’s one of the newest Netflix-original movies. Even though he’s in his mid-60’s now, I think many people still remember Bill Murray from decades ago like it was yesterday. I wasn’t quite sure if I was going to like this or not, as IContinue reading “A Very Murray Christmas (2015 Film) Review”