Why I Hate Christmas

Review of The Polar Express, Directed by Robert ZemeckisBy PAUL D. MILLERThe Polar Express (2004) is the perfect expression of what I hate about Christmas. And by “Christmas,” I mean, of course, the simpering, saccharine celebration of objectless “faith” in nothing in particular—a collection of groundless and ephemeral good feelings we artificially and briefly conjure up before returning to our cynical lives for the other eleven months of the year.The Polar Express is, according to it … [Read more...]