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Film REVIEW: Deck the Halls (2006) - ★★★★★

Director: John Whitesell

Writer: Matt Corman, Chris Ord, Don Rhymer

Stars: Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, Kristin Chenowith.

Genre: Comedy, Family

Themes: Christmas, Annoyed Neighbour, Neighbour Neighbor Relationship

Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.

The film was a critical and commercial failure.


Sophie (Age 10): ★★★★★

"A very funny movie with lots of jokes and laughter! I love all the fighting over the lights between the neighbours and how the families try to out do each other. A nice easy watch on a cold December day!"

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Like this? Try these!....

  1. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) - #28 - ★★★★★

  2. Home Alone (1990) - #29 - ★★★★★

  3. How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - #153 - ★★★★

  4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) - #807 - ★★

  5. Rio 2 (2014) - #819 - ★★

  6. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) - #820 - ★★

  7. The Sandlot (1993) - n/a

  8. Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) - n/a

  9. Covert Affairs (2010 TV) - n/a

  10. The Enemy Within (2019 TV) - n/a

For more family comedies with family dynamics check out Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, How to Train Your Dragon, The Sandlot and Cheaper by the Dozen 2. For more Christmas have a look at Home Alone and the sequel. Kristin Chenowith provides vocals in Rio 2 and the writers also worked on TV shows like Covert Affairs and The Enemy Within.

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