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The Christmas Chronicles (film review)


Film: The Christmas Chronicles
Year: 2018
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Directed By: Clay Kaytis
Starring: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis
About: The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaeDa_Uempk

My Review:
With less than a week till Christmas and hearing a lot of good things about this movie I thought that I should check out The Christmas Chronicles and I am so glad I did as it is one of the best Christmas movies that I have ever seen.

This film was brilliant in showing how Santa worked and how the elves was able to help Santa bring all of the presents all around the world. As well as this by having the mum's Christmas wish from the beginning coming true by bringing the bother and sister together was a great way of bringing this movie together and also giving this film the idea that even adults can get their Christmas wishes coming true. The Christmas Chronicles made me laugh throughout as well as completely kept my attention throughout which made me feel so relaxed and by having the seriousness, comedy, drama and action parts of this film as well as a little music and bringing everyone getting Christmas spirit made me really get into the spirit of Christmas and love this film. I did think that Kurt Russell made a brilliant Santa and one I didn't expect out of him. Animation and CGI was a big part of this movie as well and I feel that it was done amazingly well and just improved this movie to me.

I would highly recommend this film to those looking to get into the Christmas spirit and one that doesn't feel childish at all and perfect for all of the family. I am definitely adding this to one of my favourite holiday movies and already can't wait to see it again!

My Rating: 5/5 

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