12 Dog Days Till Christmas

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Well-intentioned tale about foster child has heavy themes.

NR 2014 88 minutes

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age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 14+

Amazingly Terrible

The acting is terrible. Some of the lines are almost unbearable. The storyline is a little rocky, and some of the story's morals are questionable. You would almost think a group of high schoolers wrote and filmed it. But. I could not stop watching it. I had to finish it. Not going to lie, there is such an awkward charm about this movie that I ended up watching all the way through till the very end. I dare say, I would recommend it, but only because it has an undeniable charm almost like a home movie you would make with your siblings. I rated this movie as disappointing because it disappointed my expectations of a Hollywood movie. Although, if I were to rate this on a scale of "terrible, but strangely charming", I would give it four and a half stars. Worth the watch, but in a strange way.
age 8+

Loved it

Very cute movie with a great theme. It's a TV movie, so it has some issues with pacing and acting, but it was still very good.

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