We need more Easter movies


Karoline With a "K"

So it’s Easter weekend and I’m at home.  Naturally, this makes me want to watch movies.  Christmastime has the monopoly on holiday movies with Halloween coming in a close second, while Thanksgiving is the reigning king of TV specials.  But no one seems to care about Easter.  I think that’s a crying shame.

Sure there is Easter Parade, Irving Berlin’s vaguely Easter themed revue starring Fred Astaire and Judy Garland.  Don’t get me wrong, I still love it, but the only really Easter song is “Easter Parade” itself.  And then there’s The Sound of Music, which has become a de-facto Easter movie thanks to it being a TV special this weekend every year. But despite it’s Catholic theme, it’s not really an Easter movie.  It just has a lot of nuns.  Of course there’s also Irving Berlin’s other hit, Holiday Inn, which covers all the bases from…

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