When it was first released in 1946, Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life was a failure, underperforming at the box office and receiving mixed reviews. But, several decades later, it’s one of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time, often considered to be one of Capra’s best films. So, which reaction is correct? Is It’s A Wonderful Life a touching fable about friendship and family? Or, rather, is it a saccharine and syrupy concoction that belongs on the Hallmark channel? Just in time for the holidays, we give the iconic story of George Bailey and Bedford Falls a re-view!