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You’ll shoot your eye out: The rise (and fall?) of “A Christmas Story” as a cultural icon.

How did this strange little movie become "the greatest Christmas movie ever?" And what happens when it no longer is?

By |2014-12-21T20:30:00-08:00December 21st, 2014|Movies, Spotlight|0 Comments

The Wiz: The glitzy box office bomb that ended an era, and began another.

The most expensive musical of all time tanked at the box office and destroyed Diana Ross's career. But there's more to it than you think.

By |2014-10-24T20:30:00-08:00October 24th, 2014|History, Movies, Music, Spotlight|0 Comments