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Spirited (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A Christmas Carol with song and dance

“Spirited”, which is currently available on Apple TV+, attempts something different with that famous classic short story by Charles Dickens, and the result is mildly engaging on the whole. As frequently serving us song and dance numbers, the movie generates … Continue reading

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Falling for Christmas (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An average Christmas product from Netflix

I am old enough to remember how Lindsay Lohan was a promising actress around the early 2000s. After “Mean Girls” (2004), it looked like she was ready to move onto the next step of her burgeoning acting career as shown … Continue reading

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8-Bit Christmas (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A mixed Christmas tale

“8-Bit Christmas” is neither sweet nor naughty enough to generate some good laughs from me. While it wants to be one of those nostalgic childhood Christmas tales, it is rather too broad and cartoonish in terms of story and characters, … Continue reading

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Let It Snow (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A passable winter holiday flick

Netflix film “Let It Snow” is a passable winter holiday flick you can watch just for killing your time at cold winter night. Although it is thoroughly trite and predictable in terms of story and characters, the movie is equipped … Continue reading

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Spencer (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): It’s Christmas in Hell for her…

Pablo Larraín’s latest film “Spencer” is presented as “A fable from a true tragedy”, and it is clear from the beginning that the movie goes for something deeper than those well-known facts about its famous human subject. Although the overall … Continue reading

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A Boy Called Christmas (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A solid seasonal product for Christmas

Netflix film “A Boy Called Christmas”, which was released on this Thursday, is something I cannot possibly be cranky about. Yes, this is another wholesome seasonal product for the upcoming Christmas season, but its engaging fairy tale is equipped with … Continue reading

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Dear Santa (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Operation Santa

Although the holiday season of 2020 is over now, I must confess that I need some extra holiday cheer before officially beginning the first week of 2021, and Dana Nachman’s documentary film “Dear Santa” thankfully provided that to me. While … Continue reading

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): As festive as expected

Netflix film “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” is a sweet and cheerful fantasy musical film which is surely ideal for the upcoming holiday season. To be frank with you, I am a dude a little too cranky and melancholic to … Continue reading

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Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A tasty Christmas romantic comedy film

The Christmas day of this year was rather uneventful for me. I was supposed to spend some cozy time with a friend of mine on that day, but, unfortunately, he had to leave due to some personal matter in the … Continue reading

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Klaus (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A likable Santa Claus origin story

Netflix animation feature film “Klaus”, which was released on Netflix early in this November, is more entertaining than I expected. Although it is surely your average Christmas tale associated with the origin of Santa Claus, the film distinguishes itself to … Continue reading

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