A Christmas Story review
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 10/14/12
One of the beloved and endearing Christmas films of all time. Ralph "Ralphie" Parker (Peter Billingsley) wishes for a BB Gun for christmas. A simple plot with meaningful subplots coupled with sincere performances and an eloquent screenplay even adulsts may enjoy. Best lines: Mr. Parker - "Yeah, mind power, Swede; mind power." Ralphie - "Getting ready to go to school was like getting ready for extended deep-sea diving." and "My father worked in profanity the way other artists might work in oils or clay." Themes of discipline, bullying, peer pressure, proper parenting, gratitude and family were creatively displayed. Endearing, thoughtful and funny, A Christmas Story is not only a good holiday film, but also a flawless picture because of its messages and comical moments.