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December 23, 2013

The Man Who Told A Christmas Story Opens in new window

Steely Dan co-founder Donald Fagen looks back on the years he spent listening to "A Christmas Story" writer Jean Shepherd's radio show. More...

December 2, 2013

Cleveland Celebrates A Christmas Story's 30th Anniversary Opens in new window

The city plans a series of events to commemorate a movie that "takes you back to when times were good and there weren't all these problems." More...

February 28, 2012

Robert Redford and Diane Keaton Are Having The Most Wonderful Time Opens in new window

They're in talks for a holiday comedy about "the chaos of a family around Christmas." More...

December 15, 2010

The Cast of A Christmas Story: Where Are They Now? Opens in new window

As we prepare for another season of hauling out our "A Christmas Story" DVDs, Moviefone looks up the cast of the holiday classic to find out what they're up to today. More...

December 1, 2010

Peter Billingsley Producing A Christmas Story: The Musical! Opens in new window

Don't shoot your eye out, kids: Peter Billingsley, who played Ralphie in the original film, is producing a stage adaptation of "A Christmas Story." More...

December 24, 2009

Composer Paul Zaza Looks Back at A Christmas Story Opens in new window

When you're watching "A Christmas Story" this year, pay special attention to the score -- and then go back and read this interview with composer Paul Zaza, who worked on the film. More...

December 19, 2008

Deck The Halls With RT's Best Christmas Movies! Opens in new window

We've made a list, and we've checked it way more than twice. And since you, the RT readers, have been nice this year, we've got a present for you: the Best Christmas Movies countdown, our compendium of the best-reviewed seasonal entertainments of all time! More...

December 2, 2008

Cleveland Rocks A Christmas Story's 25th Birthday Opens in new window

As if having the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame wasn't enough, now Cleveland has cemented its status as the epicenter of cool by playing host to a celebration in honor of "A Christmas Story's" 25th birthday. More...

November 3, 2008

RT on DVD: Get Smart, Futurama: Bender's Game and the Obama DVD Controversy Opens in new window

This week, pick up Steve Carell's sweetly bumbling spy antics (Get Smart), the promising new Futurama movie (Bender's Game), a few early holiday treats (Shrek the Halls, A Christmas Story Collector's Edition) and more, plus learn about the future of digital movie rentals and another controversial election-timed DVD coming in the mail. More...

April 4, 2007

"Christmas Story" Director Bob Clark Dies In Crash Opens in new window

Bob Clark, director of "A Christmas Story," "Porky's," and many other works in a career that spanned four decades died in a car crash early this morning in Los Angeles. More...

December 18, 2006

RT's Top Yuletide Comedies -- Christmas Countdown, Day One Opens in new window

Welcome to RT's Five Days of Christmas Countdown, where we serve up a different list each day of the best holiday flicks around. Today, feast your eyes on the Top Christmas Comedies -- a little Billy Bob, a little Will Ferrell, and at least one triple dog dare -- and prepare to get in the holiday spirit. More...

February 28, 2006

Three Great Character Actors Gone in One Sad Weekend Opens in new window

The traditional logic that says "famous people always die in threes" was backed up with a vengeance this past weekend as we lost a trio of talented, prolific, and well-admired character actors. Don Knotts, Darren McGavin, and Dennis Weaver all passed away over the weekend, which is sad news for movie fans the world over. We take solace in the fact that each man was more than 80 years of age when he died, and also that they all left behind a whole lot of movie-land memories. More...

February 21, 2006

Bob Clark Gets "Spring Broke" while Stern Readies "Porky's" Redo Opens in new window

Director Bob Clark ("Porky's," "A Christmas Story") has announced that he will go back to his teen-sex-comedy roots to direct "Spring Broke," which is about three college students who travel to Cancun to get some action. More...

April 26, 2005

Bob Clark Wants to Revisit His Old "Dead Things" Opens in new window

You know the horror-remake machine is getting a little crazy when a title like "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things" is being suited up for a revisit, but that's precisely what writer/director Bob Clark plans to do. Clark's "Black Christmas" is already being remade by James Wong and Glen Morgan, so remaking his 1973 "Children" only seems the next logical step for the filmmaker. More...

March 31, 2005

Are You Dreaming of (Another) "Black Christmas"? Opens in new window

The writing/producing/directing team of James Wong and Glen Morgan ("Final Destination," "Willard") has been commissioned to mount a remake of the 1974 cult classic "Black Christmas." Production is scheduled to begin this September, and producer Steve Hoban says "It's going to be a classic horror film, but it won't be a gorefest ... This is an era of paranoia, so I think the timing could be really good, because this is a film all about paranoia." More...

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