Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Final Round of Holiday Hunger Games Film Tournament

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Final Round of Holiday Hunger Games Film Tournament

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And then there were two.

At long last, the Charleston Gazette-Mail's first ever Holiday Hunger Games Tournament draws to a close with the championship matchup of "A Christmas Story" vs. "The Muppet Christmas Carol." We began with 16 popular Christmas season movies, and now we're down to just two.

Voting in the previous round was, indeed, very fierce.

Modern Classics champion "A Christmas Story handily beat out Traditional Favorite winner "It's a Wonderful Life. But the contest between Animation, Muppets and Tim Allen division champ, "The Muppet Christmas Carol, and top Alt-Christmas pick, "Die Hard was very, very close.

In fact, that race may have been decided by the half-dozen or so Christmas cards, which were mailed in, supporting the lovable, family-friendly film over the heartwarming but violent Bruce Willis action epic. …

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