Chris Morgan

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The Iffy Early Days Of Christmas Movies

They’ve been making Christmas movies for about as long as they’ve made films. That’s almost literal. A movie called Santa Claus was made way back in 1898. No, I didn’t transpose two numbers. That movie came out in the 1800s. That’s “train coming at the screen” era. Since then, they’ve …

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Futurama’s Dark Take On Xmas, And Santa

The Simpsons is an iconic sitcom, and in my opinion the greatest show of all time. Since Futurama was also created by Matt Groening, it’s destined to live in the shadow of The Simpsons. That’s a shame in some ways, because, to me, Futurama is the second-best show ever. If …

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