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10 FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS SONGS THAT CAME FROM THE MOVIES AND TV

By Alan Hurst By the time December 26 rolls around I’m usually sick of Christmas music and can’t wait until radio stations go back to their regular programming. And if I’m walking through a mall or a department store in early November and start hearing an instrumental version of “Jingle Bells” I cringe. When was…

REVISITING FLIRTING WITH DISASTER (1996)

By Alan Hurst Film comedy had a good year in 1996. The critically acclaimed Fargo and Jerry Maguire were major critical and box office hits. Lighter fare included Eddie Murphy’s reboot of The Nutty Professor; Mike Nichols’ glossy and laugh-out-loud Americanization of The Birdcage; the riotous teaming of Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn…