The Santa Clause (1994)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Family


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When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.


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31 December 2009 | TheLittleSongbird
8
| A very pleasant and amiable family Christmas film
I really liked this film, it is very funny and pleasant. Tim Allen gives a truly amusing performance as Scott Calvin, who replaces Santa after he falls off the roof. The plot is original, the script is fun, and the pace is surprisingly even. Don't expect a classic like Scrooge(1951), the first 2 Home Alone movies or It's a Wonderful Life, just expect a pleasant family Christmas film, that way the whole family is in for a good time. The film is directed with careful precision, and the characters are likable, though I did find the parents a tad too clichéd and the film a tad too overly sentimental in places. If I had a favourite character, I think it was Judy, there was something about her truly infectious smile that made me warm to her. All in all, well above average and highly recommended. 8/10 Bethany Cox

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