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In Beginners — based on director Mike Mills' life — Oliver (Ewan McGregor) finds out that his father is gay, and that he has denied himself throughout his married life. After coming out, Oliver's dad becomes physically and spiritually transformed. Focus Features hide caption

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Flicks, Picked (Redux): Edelstein's 2011 Top 10 Films

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Matt Wilson
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Everything's Made for Love Gene Austin
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Ellis Marsalis
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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Jimmy McGriff
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Dexter Gordon Quartet
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The late Hugh Martin wrote the Christmas standard, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." The Musical Theater Project hide caption

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Hugh Martin's 'Hidden Treasures' Explored

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Hugh Martin
It's the Whiskey That Eases the Pain Wayne Scott & Guy Clark
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