Mistletoe Magic

Surprisingly Good!

Boy, was this one cute! Great comedic acting, funny original script, and excellent chemistry between the two leads. Jessica Sipos is cute and appealing as Harper, the cynical Christmas-hating meteorologist whose quest to find her family’s magic mistletoe eventually melts her cynicism and Christmas hatred. I hope we see her again sometime. Her partner in crime is the owner of a Christmas thrift store who used to be a chubby nerdy schoolmate of Harper, one of the popular kids. Huszar is excellent in this one, as is not always the case. He has never been one of my favorites, but his comedy and chemistry with Jessica is really special. The only two downsides are the actors who play Harper’s bad boyfriend and her super annoying best friend. The director really needed to take her in hand. She was awful. Really over the top. As for the actor who played Brad, this is the second time I have seen him play the bad boyfriend of an appealing attractive lead. Maybe it’s just me but I find him very icky. Even though that’s kind of the point, He is miscast as a credible heartbreaker.

Anyway this one was a pleasant surprise and a real treat. And I especially loved the surprising little twist at the end. Well Done!

Rating: 4 out of 5.

November 29, 2020

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