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Starting off the holiday season with The Christmas Chronicles

Clad in red and white Kurt Russel is Santa Claus in the new Netflix movie The Christmas chronicles.

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Clad in red and white Kurt Russel is Santa Claus in the new Netflix movie The Christmas chronicles.

By: Frankie Brock, Editor in Cheif

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Netflix’s new holiday hit featuring Kurt Russel as the big man follows Santa and two Siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce on their adventure to save Christmas. Released on November 22nd, Thanksgiving, watching The Christmas Chronicles is the perfect way to start off the holiday season.

Summary

On Christmas Eve siblings Kate and Teddy pierce hatch an elaborate plan to catch Santa Claus in the act. They get more then the bargained for when they hop into Santa’s slay and cruise around the world. That is, until he notices them in the back seat. After the three share a scream of fright Santa looses control of the reindeer and crashes his slay. With his magical hat, 8 flying reindeer, and sack of presents missing Santa believes all hope is lost. The kids assure him that it’s never to late, they join him on his journey to save the day much to his protest.

Kate and Teddy break a few rules alongside Santa in order to save the day. In the end the siblings help Santa escape jail and now a true team, the three deliver millions of presents at record speed to save Christmas. The kids learn that you the most important thing to do is believe in yourself and “always see it through.” After an adventure only most kids could dream of both Kate and Teddy become true believers.

Review

In the new Netflix movie The Christmas Chronicles, Kurt Russell plays a bright-eyed Santa Claus. Along with plenty of other great cameos Russel bring to life St. Nick in a fun and exciting new way. Kurt Russel seems to be made for the part of this fun, young, and lively adaptation of Santa. He hits the Gym everyday and never says Ho Ho Ho. Clad in a leather coat this Santa’s not afraid to break a rule here and there in order to save the day. like most other Santa based movies Russell knows everyone name and everything they’ve ever wished for, he helps people believe in the spirit of Christmas again. Finding himself in jail Santa and his fellow prisoners the E-street band and the disciples of soul, Santa performs an impressive Elvis impersonation to bring the entire jail to life and persuade the cops to release him. Russel as Santa Claus makes the entire movie, without him it surely wouldn’t be as spirited and lighthearted.

The entire movie was a breath of fresh air, it is one of the best Christmas themed movies to be released in the last couple of years. The movie is a bit cheesy, but isn’t that what we want from a classic Santa based movie. The story though upbeat has a meaningful undertone and teaches children a valuable lesson. No matter how old you get and how many struggles you face you must always believe, believe not only in the spirit of Christmas but believe in yourself.

Though every movie has mixed reviews, The Christmas Chronically seems to have Predominately positive audience feed back. Critics don’t all favor this new holiday flick but Netflix viewers cant get enough. They argue that its a breath of fresh air and one of the better Christmas movies to come out in the last few years. Put the Netflix holiday film The Christmas Chronicles on your list of movies for your personal 25 days of Christmas.

Audience Feedback (via Google Reviews)

“It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a Christmas movie that really captures that magical feeling we took for granted as children, but generally loose as adults… The Christmas Chronicles is rather really good in fact i would go as far as to say, brilliant.” – Brendon Walker

“I laughed and I literally cried! this is my new favorite Christmas movie. I LOVED IT!!!” – Donna Taylor

“Absolutely loved it. My grand kids loved it and want to watch it all the time. I hope there will be more coming. This movie will be a tradition in all of our families homes. ” – Lorraine Goings

 

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