Fra-gee-lee! On-Air Film Review of ‘A Christmas Story Christmas’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on November 17th, 2022, reviewing “A Christmas Story Christmas,” a sequel to the holiday classic set 30 years after the original, currently streaming on HBO Max.

n 1973, thirty years after the events of “A Christmas Story,” Ralphie returns to his former home in Hohman, Indiana (based on source author Jean Shepard’s Hammond, Indiana, hometown). With him is his wife Sandy (Erinn Hayes) and children, visiting his widowed mother (Julie Hagerty) after the passing of the Old Man (the late Darrin McGavin in flashback from the original film). Desiring to give his mother, wife and kids a Christmas the Old Man would be proud of, Ralphie soon realizes that the task is much more difficult than when he was a child.

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A Christmas Story Christmas
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “A Christmas Story Christmas” during the Morning Mess with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, November 18th, 2022 …

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”A Christmas Story Christmas” is currently streaming on HBO Max. Featuring Peter Billingsley, Erinn Hayes, Julie Hagerty, Scott Schwartz, R.D. Robb, Zach Ward and Darrin McGavin. Screenplay by Nick Schenk and Clay Kaytis. Directed by Clay Kaytis. Rated “PG-13”

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By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
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