Have Yourself a Populist Christmas with It’s a Wonderful Life and The Bishop’s Wife

Just after World War II two very different films were released, a bare year apart, that attempted to grapple with postwar America. It’s easy to look at It’s a Wonderful Life and either see a heartwarming classic or a pile of treacle begging for a snarky rejoinder, and it’s easy to look at The Bishop’s … Continue reading Have Yourself a Populist Christmas with It’s a Wonderful Life and The Bishop’s Wife