Bill Nighy as Billy Mack with Video Vixens in “Love Actually.”

Bill Nighy as Billy Mack with Video Vixens in “Love Actually.”

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Richard Curtis’ 2003 movie “Love Actually” is much parodied for its cheesy gimmicks and accelerated marriage proposals. But it’s still a Christmas favorite.

Screenwriter Oliver Butcher makes a case for why “Love Actually” is a deft work of screenwriting and direction — and how it’s “just what cinema is all about.”

(Originally aired December 22, 2016)
 

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