'The Snowman' Is A Popular Movie That Is Also Good

December 26, 2014 4:42 PM

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'The Snowman' Is A Popular Movie That Is Also Good

A few weeks back, we introduced a new HuffPost series, Popular Things That Are Also Good. Our aim is to identify a special breed of thing: movies, books, foods, people, or concepts that are not only widely liked, but objectively good. So Justin Bieber and Naxalite philosophy are out -- the first not good enough, the second not liked enough. But ramen noodles? Taylor Swift? In like Flynn. (Gillian that is; this year's noir conversation starter, "Gone Girl," is just the sort of satisfying mental junk food this series was built to document.)

Of course, our selection process is far from objective. From our first installment's pick of Kelly Clarkson's hit song "Since U Been Gone," to this week's season-appropriate, death tinged classic, "The Snowman," we are shamelessly hawking our staff's favorite guilty pleasures. Still, what are commen...

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