2015 Christmas Television Movie Binge Watch #28
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
2015 Christmas Television Movie Binge Watch #26
Love at the Christmas Table has an interesting premise, spanning over twenty years and only showing us fourteen non consecutive Christmas Eves in the lives of Kat (Danica McKellar) and Sam (Dustin Milligan). Their families spend every Christmas with family friend Elissa (Lea Thompson) who has her house decorated all year long. Sam and Kat hang out over by the children's table every year, even when there adults. A deep friendship grows between…
A widow and widower with lots of children between them fall in love and marry. Of course melding the two families into one is chaotic, heart warming and pretty damn funny.
Extremely charming, great family fair. Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball were spot on and just plain adorable here. They just don't make family movies like this anymore. You can enjoy this film at any age, as it should be. I'm kinda ashamed I hadn't seen this before. Well, in it's entirety that is. I seem to recall bits and pieces here and there.
Jesus Christ. If you like over the top misery, this films for you. I absolutely hated that every male character was portrayed as a villain and every female character was a victim. There's a certain storyline that for me came across as homophobic. Such great actress (not Janet Jackson) giving some really good performances, they gave their all to try and sell the melodramatic tales of woe. The last shot of this film is exactly like the last shot of Waiting to Exhale which is a far superior film. Just saying.