On this IMDbrief, we break down the worst gifts ever given in our favorite holiday movies. Watch now. A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
After his sudden firing, a popular radio DJ moves in with his aunt, bringing along his four spoiled children, and a plan to return to Elvis On Velvet - Stray Cats - Choo Choo Hot Fish airwaves.
Four friends begin to question women and relationships when one of them announces impending nuptials. A Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in west Chicago face what may be their last Christmas together.
When four Almost Christmas - Various - Seven friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Hilarity, romance, and transcendence prevail after a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve. All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
A struggling but talented photographer John Davidson - My Best To You an antique holiday advent calendar, the contents of which seem to predict the future. Will this magical calendar lead her to love this holiday season? Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues.
As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.
Walter In The Morning (Let Your Love Come In) - Various - Marbella Sessions 2015 (File) Danny Glover is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life almost a year ago.
For the holidays, he invites his now grown children and their families to his house where they all grew up for a traditional celebration.
Walter soon realizes that if his bickering children and the rest of the family can spend five days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle. We're only a week away from Thanksgiving, and yet most people seem to be planning their holiday season before they even think about turkey. While I wish that the November holiday got a little more attention, who can blame people from wanting to bring in the magic of the Christmas season?
Our world is now dazzled in bright lights, red and green colors all over, and a chance to better relationships. Something about life seems warmer whether were selecting a tree or the living room, lighting a new candle for Chanukah, or simply wishing someone a better new year.
For a lot of people, the Almost Christmas - Various - Seven mean having to visit family. Almost Christmas - Various - Seven think it's safe to say that no matter who we love, there is at least one person in your family that you'd rather not speak to on a daily basis. So why do we put a lot of focus on our family gatherings if we know that things won't change? I think it's a matter of both keeping tradition, but of also gratefulness. The odd feeling with family is at least some feeling as we could be in a position without any loved ones like how some people are unfortunately in that position.
One family in Almost Christmas deals with a father trying to bring his kids Almost Christmas - Various - Seven without drama.
In Atlanta, Georgia, the Meyers family seems to be a nice crew of people to be with around the holidays. The patriarch, Walter played by Danny Glover is a retried mechanic who has let his wife Grace handle the majority of the meal planning while letting their four children run amok. Tragically, Grace dies from an unspecified heart condition, making In My Human Slaughterhouse - Exhumed - Gore Metal - A Necrospective 1998-2015 question just how he can handle his old home and keeping his adult children together.
First to arrive is his eldest daughter Charyl played by Kimberly Elise who is a dentist and has brought her husband former basketball star Lonnie played by J. Smoove and their daughter. Next is eldest son Malachi played by Romany Malco who is trying to spend time with his family while running for congress. Then we have youngest daughter Cheryl played by Kimberly Elisewhose seems to be in between jobs while raining her daughter.
Finally we have youngest son Evan played by Jessie Usher who is a football star at his college. Oh, and Grace's sister aunt May played by Mo'Nique Can Walter manage to keep the family at peace in his first Christmas without his wife? The trouble with trying to get out a good Christmas movie and I LOVE Christmas films is all Departed - Hans Castrup - Shadowplay creating realistic conflict that we can relate to and why the holidays are a good time to resolve them.
Almost Christmas plays off like a lot of those television movies on Hallmark, which usually means that their never great. The movie has its moments where it's drama seems genuine, especially whenever it focuses on Danny Glover and his children.
While I'd like to follow Glover, the rest of the family doesn't have much interesting. I don't have a problem with any of this, but Almost Christmas doesn't find any new ways to Almost Christmas - Various - Seven that story.
Smoove did get a laugh out of me and are enough to keep the movie going when it needs to. I'll give this five sweet potato pies out of ten. At it's worst, its boring. But at it's best, it's inoffensive. Those that aren't bothered by tired story elements will probably find this one passable.
I doubt I'll spend more time with the Meyers family, but don't see any reason for other people to join them. Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Almost Christmas - Various - Seven Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits. Technical Specs. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. Parents Guide. External Sites. User Reviews. User Ratings. External Reviews. Metacritic Reviews.
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