Its not secret that we’re crazy about Christmas around here. So, naturally, we’re crazy about Its a Wonderful Life too. Don’t miss this Joseph Carter essay about it.
Here’s a taste:
Every Christmas audiences flatter themselves by believing the message of Wonderful Life is that their own lives are just as worthy, just as noble, just as wonderful‚ as the life of George Bailey. Despite the fact that they left their smalltown communities for the city, put their parents in an assisted living facility and don’t know the names of their next door neighbors, they truly believe that they are just like Capra’s hero.)