Holiday Movie Reviews

Holiday Movie Review: Christmas with the Kranks

Holiday Movie Review: Christmas with the Kranks

NO SPOILERS (except when labeled) Holiday Movie Review: Christmas With the Kranks Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd Available on Netflix (2004)   Short Synopsis: Finally alone for the holidays, Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) plan to eschew the Christmas traditions and take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. This doesn't sit well with their Christmas-obsessed neighbors Vic Frohmeyer (Dan Aykroyd) and Walt Scheel (M. Emmet Walsh), who are determined to win the annual "best decorated street" competition, and the Kranks soon find themselves social outcasts because of their lack of Christmas spirit. I watch...


Holiday Movie review: Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish

Holiday Movie review: Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish

NO SPOILERS (except when labeled) Holiday Movie Review: Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Laura Marano, Gregg Sulkin, Isabella Gomez | Available on Netflix (2019)   Short Synopsis: An aspiring singer is stalled on her path to success by her stepmother and two wicked stepsisters. When she starts working at a job to help her dreams come true, she starts to fall for the handsome new Santa. I liked this movie a whole lot more than I thought I would. There were cute songs, the guy from Runaways, and a dog with a cart. The stepmother (from previously reviewed Christmas Calendar) was...


Move Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Move Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

NO SPOILERS (except when labeled) Holiday Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris  Not available on Streaming (2001)   Short Synopsis: Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and...


Movie Review: Pottersville

Laney Estel

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Movie Review: Pottersville

NO SPOILERS (except when labeled) Holiday Movie Review: Pottersville Michael Shannon, Judy Greer, Ron Perlman  Available Streaming on Netflix (2017)   Short Synopsis: Maynard is a beloved local businessman who is mistaken for the legendary Bigfoot during an inebriated romp through town in a makeshift gorilla costume. The sightings set off an international Bigfoot media spectacle and a windfall of tourism dollars for a simple American town hit by hard times.   This is my second attempt at trying to watch this. I forgot that last year I kinda zoned out too. Which super sucks because the cast is top...


Movie Reviews: Christmas Calendar

Movie Reviews: Christmas Calendar

NO SPOILERS (except when labeled) Holiday Movie Review: Christmas Calendar Laura Bell Bundy, Brendon Zub, Paloma Kwiatkowski Available Streaming on Hulu (2017)   Short Synopsis: When Emily, a struggling baker in a small town, receives a handmade Christmas Calendar from a secret admirer, the local residents become obsessed with finding out the identity of the sender.   I fell in love with Laura Bell Bundy when I saw Legally Blonde The Musical on MTV. Since then I have liked seeing her pop up (Boats Boats Boats!!!) and this movie is just as good a time. There is a pretty good...

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