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The Polar Express -2004

220px-Polar_express[1]All Aboard for a spectacular, unforgettable ride!  Can you say, “Hot Chocolate?”  The movie The Polar Express was released in 2004 and quickly became one of my all time favorite holiday movies.  It was adapted from the picture book by the same name written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.   The Polar Express book was a 1986 Caldecott Medal Winner, a prestigious annual medal given “to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.”   Often, books don’t make equally good movies but in this case Robert Zemeckis who wrote, produced and directed the film did an excellent job with the movie version.  You’re going to love them both!

Zemeckis directed many state-of-the-art special effect type of movies Continue reading