A Christmas Story Reviews

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May 2, 2019
I think it is one of the best portrayals of childhood ever in the movies.
January 3, 2019
Just a tour de force of holiday agony, outrageous and hilarious.
August 24, 2017
Kids and guns, you can't go wrong with that combination. It adds up to a film that is sweet and sappy, yet still entertaining.
November 30, 2015
It's a nostalgic comedy featuring a family of eccentrics who lovingly celebrate the holidays and life itself in Midwestern America in the 1940s.
December 30, 2013
It takes pause to recognize the collective good nature we owe to one another all year round, and pays that knowledge forward with charm and wistfulness.
December 29, 2013
Never boring, and holds up wonderfully to repeated viewings.
December 4, 2013
It has a warmth and humor that soar with the season.
December 4, 2013
[A] richly remembered tale of Christmas past.
December 4, 2013
It won't make anyone forget Miracle on 34th Street, but this is pleasant fare as far as holiday films go nowadays, which isn't very far.
December 4, 2013
This witty, insightful, hugely enjoyable movie is riven with glorious home truths and a merciful lack of saccharin.
November 18, 2013
An underlying sweetness keeps the cynicism from getting out of hand, while the more subversive moments help temper its saccharine tendencies.
December 5, 2012
Shepherd provides the voice-over of the grown hero narrating, and his prominence on the sound track forces Clark to focus on visual humor, resulting in some wild Our Gang-style slapstick.
December 21, 2010
Wonderful antidote to saccharine holiday tales.
December 25, 2009
This great heartwarming comedy from the director of Porky's was a flop during its theatrical run, but, like It's a Wonderful Life, has become a staple on cable during the holiday season.
June 10, 2008
If you're a fan of Christmas movies or films that use nostalgia as a driver, A Christmas Story cannot be missed. Then again, if you're in either category, you have probably already seen it.
June 24, 2006
Delightfully entertaining, with a wryly amusing narration to keep the adults in the audience smirking.
February 20, 2006
Funny, touching and unabashedly nostalgic. A true classic.
August 12, 2005
A great Hollywood classic!
August 12, 2005
July 4, 2005
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