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Christmas Is Here Again

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Orphan saves Christmas in so-so, sometimes-scary musical.

Movie G 2007 73 minutes
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Sweet Christmas Tale for whole family

Not sure why only 2 stars from Common Sense. Our children love this movie and it has become a family tradition to watch during the holidays (our oldest will even watch during the year). Beautiful animation reminiscent of the classic holiday specials I grew up with (Frosty The Snowman), catchy musical tunes, great cast, and a sweet heartwarming story. It also ties into the real meaning behind Christmas in a subtle but original way. Highly recommended by our family!

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Small children might like this holiday musical, but they may also lose patience at the 73-minute length. Andy Griffith makes an amusing Santa, and Jay Leno provides good narration, but the standout is Ed Asner as Krad, who delightfully sings a signature anthem, declaring himself "ee-ville," "foul," and "vile." Parts of the movie may be too creepy for sensitive kids, so if your child is nightmare-prone you may want to stick to gentler holiday tales.

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