Eight Days of Christmas: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

A note from Lindsey: Merry Christmas to those who are celebrating today! I hope you all are having a fantastic holiday! Today wraps up the Eight Days of Christmas series, and I’m sharing a review of one of the most beloved Christmas classics, It’s a Wonderful Life. Previous posts: The Bishop’s Wife, Boys Town, Miracle on 34th Street, Bundle of Joy, A Christmas Wish, Beyond Christmas, … Continue reading Eight Days of Christmas: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns: Winchester ’73 (1950)

A contest of marksmanship is being held for the 4th of July, 1876 in the small, old West town of Dodge City, Kansas. The town is ruled by none other than Wyatt Earp (Will Geer), who does not allow firearms to be carried in Dodge City despite everyone’s apparent infatuation with the weapons. Lin McAdam (Jimmy Stewart) and Frankie Wilson (Millard Mitchell) have come to … Continue reading Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns: Winchester ’73 (1950)

Made For Each Other (1939)

John Mason (Jimmy Stewart) is a young lawyer with a promising life ahead. He’s been successful in his work and has a chance of being made partner – especially if he agrees to marry Judge Doolittle’s daughter Eunice. John is set to move forward with the marriage until, on a business trip, he meets Jane (Carole Lombard). The two fall in love immediately and marry … Continue reading Made For Each Other (1939)

Magic Town (1947)

Rip Smith (Jimmy Stewart) is an entrepreneur who has unsuccessfully attempted to run a big city opinion polling business. Forced to close the place up, it seems that Rip may be out of options – that is, until he discovers a Magic Town called Grandview. Grandview is a small town, statistically identical to the country as a whole. Rip’s old friend Hoopendecker (Kent Smith) is … Continue reading Magic Town (1947)