Tag Archives: Santa Claus

Fatman (2020) Rated R

Santa Claus is fighting to save his business, while a 12 year old hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving coal. Starring Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.   This is not your usual Christmas film. There … Continue reading

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Becoming Santa (2015) Rated TV-PG

A woman brings her boyfriend home for Christmas to meet her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Starring Laura Bell Bundy, Jesse Hutch, and Tony Cavalero. I thought this would be a fun Christmas film to watch. I mean, we get Meredith … Continue reading

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An Elf’s Story: The Elf on the Shelf (2011) Rated NR

An elf tries to help a boy believe in the Christmas magic. Starring Leslie Bellair, Brendan Dooling, and Evie Eikhoff. I have yet to figure out the obsession with the Elf on the Shelf. It’s just one more thing that … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift (1986) Rated NR

A widowed New York City architect and his daughter go on vacation in a small town where everyone still believes in Santa Claus. Starring John Denver, Jane Kaczmarek, and Edward Winter. This is a Christmas film that brings us the … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (2016) Rated TV-Y

 On Christmas Eve, Elmo’s dad tells him the story of how leaving cookies for Santa came about. Starring Alan Muraoka, Suki Lopez, Caroll Spinney, Jim Gaffigan, Audra McDonald. If your kids love Sesame Street, this Christmas special is a cute one to watch. … Continue reading

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Christmas TV History: Christmas In July

This is the second year in which I participated in Joanna Wilson’s Christmas In July questionnaire from her blog, Christmas TV History. Wilson offers this questionnaire every year; anyone can participate. This year she focused on Santa Claus and our … Continue reading

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Rise of the Guardians (2012) Rated PG

When an evil spirit descends to Earth, the mythical Guardians must rise to protect the children of the world. Based on the book series, The Guardians of Childhood by William Joyce. Starring  Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman. … Continue reading

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Merry In-Laws (2012) Rated NR

A newly engaged woman plans a party for the parents to meet.  What she doesn’t know is that her future in-laws are Mr. and Mrs. Claus.  Starring George Wendt, Shelley Long, Lucas Bryant, Kassia Warshawski. This is another cute Christmas … Continue reading

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The Real St. Nick (2012) Rated NR

A psychiatrist is saved from an accident by a man who has hit his head and believes he is Santa Claus. Starring Torrey DeVitto, Callard Harris, Roma Maffia. This is one strange holiday film, with nothing to commend it.   The … Continue reading

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Arthur Christmas (2011) Rated PG

Santa’s son is on a mission to find and replace a gift that was mistakenly given to the wrong girl. Starring James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy,  Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, Laura Linney, Eva Longoria, Robbie Coltrane, Joan Cusack, Andy … Continue reading

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