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  • A Christmas Story (1983)

FP018: “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”

Does it amaze anyone else that one of America's favorite Christmas movies comes from Canada? Or that its director had previously made Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things, Black Christmas, and Porky’s? Yes truly, Bob Clark “paid his dues” before reaching what might well be the zenith of his career with this wonderful romp through Jean Shepherd’s mind. Unless there’s something about Baby Geniuses that we all missed...

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