History YMMV / AChristmasStory

10th May '18 8:44:35 AM hullflyer
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** The real reason that The Mother is so upset by the Leg Lamp: the time, stay-at-home moms ruled the house and everything about it reflected on her. The Mother's take in the Old Man's Major Award: "A woman's leg in a fishnet stocking? Not in ''my'' front window!!"

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** The real reason that The Mother is so upset by the Leg Lamp: at the time, stay-at-home moms ruled the house and everything about it reflected on her. The Mother's take in on the Old Man's Major Award: "A woman's leg in a fishnet stocking? Not in ''my'' front window!!"
10th May '18 8:41:40 AM hullflyer
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* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced structure.

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* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're they were young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced nature, and generally slow-paced structure.
10th May '18 8:40:14 AM hullflyer
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* CriticalDissonance: Most reviewers in 1983 felt it was SoOkayItsAverage, with Creator/RogerEbert being one of the few to give it a rave.

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* CriticalDissonance: Most reviewers in 1983 felt it was SoOkayItsAverage, with Creator/RogerEbert being one of the few to give it a rave. He later even added it to his [[RogerEbertGreatMoviesList list of Great Movies]].
10th Feb '18 11:15:39 AM Mikeyfan93
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* ItsPopularNowItSucks: TNT's and later TBS's 24-hour MarathonRunning of the movie each Christmas, and its resulting pop-cultural ubiquity, have generated a mixture of this and HypeBacklash for many. Even the WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSBm2mzqM18 mentioned this.]]

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* ItsPopularNowItSucks: TNT's and later TBS's 24-hour MarathonRunning of the movie each Christmas, and its resulting pop-cultural ubiquity, have generated a mixture of this and HypeBacklash for many. Even the WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSBm2mzqM18 mentioned this.]]
27th Jan '18 4:00:31 PM MeaJae97
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* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' Feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced structure.
* ItsPopularNowItSucks: TNT's and later TBS's 24-hour MarathonRunning of the movie each Christmas, and its resulting pop-cultural ubiquity, have generated a mixture of this and HypeBacklash for many.

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* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' Feel, feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced structure.
* ItsPopularNowItSucks: TNT's and later TBS's 24-hour MarathonRunning of the movie each Christmas, and its resulting pop-cultural ubiquity, have generated a mixture of this and HypeBacklash for many. Even the WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSBm2mzqM18 mentioned this.]]
2nd Jan '18 3:27:30 PM ClintEastwood
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* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' Feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced structure.



* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' Feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced structure.
25th Dec '17 10:10:33 AM MisterCPC
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* CatharsisFactor: Ralphie beating up Scut Farkus. For anyone who's ever been bullied in school, it can be pretty easy to project yourself onto Ralphie as he dishes out some much-deserved payback onto Scut.
25th Dec '17 7:18:32 AM dsneybuf
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* RecursiveAdaptation: ''A Christmas Story Live!'' is a televised musical based on a stage musical based on a popular film based on a series of short stories.
20th Dec '17 12:09:39 PM TokoWH
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* HypeBacklash: Possible, given the film's status as a CultClassic Christmas film and a lot of focus it tends to get during the holidays. For those who aren't part of the cult following or didn't see it when they're young, it's very much possible to watch the film and get a 'this is it?' Feel, thanks to the film's SliceOfLife nature general slow paced structure.
19th Dec '17 12:04:08 PM masterofthehouse
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* RecursiveAdaptation: ''A Christmas Story Live!'' is a televised musical based on a stage musical based on a popular film based on a series of short stories.
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