Christmas... Again?!

TV review by Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Rude tween learns lesson in Christmas-y "Groundhog Day."

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Warning! Mild kissing between adults means an LGBTQ couple kissing

If your kid is not yet aware of this, maybe you don't want them to find out about it from a movie. An 8-9 years old kid not necessarily knows much about sexuality yet, and it's fine like that. Some still believe in Santa. If this is not something they see at home, or in their environment, I don't think that they need to see it on screen. I'm all in for diversity representation, but gender and sex-related topics shouldn't be presented to young kids until they don't become curious about it.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 6+

Groundhog Day set at Christmas with a kid protagonist

It's a mostly by-the-numbers retelling of Groundhog Day, set at Christmas with a kid as the protagonist. Think of it as the "Kidz Bop" version of that movie. The overall plot is the same: the time loop, initial phases of self-indulgence that eventually feel hollow, followed by despondency and a gradual awareness of the opportunities to do good, and ultimately breaking out of the loop once the character has grown to the point where the lessons are fully internalized. Beyond that, there's a long list of direct homages to Groundhog Day that adult fans of that movie will immediately notice and appreciate.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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