Tag Archives: Christmas

Godmothered (2020) Review

A SWEET (YET QUITE FORMUALIC) HOLIDAY COMEDY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY   Within the many whimsical natures of fairy tales (both old and new), the character of a “fairy godmother” has always been a fixed point of wonderment warmth and kind-hearted benevolence. Deriving from various parts of fairy tale folklore and legends, a fairy godmother is a fairy with magical

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) Review

BRILLIANCE BECKONS. GENIUS AWAITS.   Christmas movies have been a “time honored” tradition. During the holiday Christmas season, seasonal feature films get their chance to shine; dazzling viewers with its yuletide cheer and overly sentimental narratives of love, family, and Christmas celebrations. With plenty of holiday classic films and TV specials making their circulation during this time of year, it’s

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Operation Christmas Drop (2020) Review

A VERY PREDICTABLE (YET WHOLESOME) HOLIDAY ROM-COM FLUFF During the holiday Christmas season, seasonal feature films get their chance to shine; dazzling viewers with its yuletide cheer and overly sentimental narratives of love, family, and Christmas celebrations. A subgenre of these types of movies can be found in the form of romantic comedies (i.e. rom-coms’), which take the proven formula

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Klaus (2019) Review

A CHRISTMAS ANIMATED MIRACLE   Santa, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, and so on and so forth. There are many names to the fictional character of Santa Claus, but all speak to the same iconic figure around the holiday season character (mainly from the Western Christian culture) who is said to bring gifts to the homes of

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Last Christmas (2019) Review

A TACKFUL HOLIDAY DRAMEDY / NOT A SHARP HOLIDAY ROM-COM   It’s that time of year…and its here. Whether you call the Christmas season or just simply the “holidays” (depending on what religious celebration you celebrate during the month of December), this is the season for the time of gift giving, gathering with loved ones, and joining in on the

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Cinematic Flashback: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Review

‘Twas a long time ago, longer now than it seems in a place perhaps you’ve seen in your dreams. For the story you’re about to be told began with the holiday worlds of auld. Now, you’re probably wondered where holidays come from If you haven’t, I’d say its time you begun as Jason’s Movie Blog’s present the “cinematic flashback” for

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