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"…the release of the new film is one of the truly cheering events of the Christmas season. Cheering because it suggests that what the boys in the quarterlies used to call ‘a continuity of culture’ persists, that old stories can still be the best stories. We insist that this is so to our students and our kids often enough, but only when a big entertainment conglomerate is willing to make a box-office bet on it… does it seem truly so."