Is it already holiday movie season? Holidate (2020) stars Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth, Jake Manley, Manish Dayal Frances Fisher, Jessica Capshaw and was directed by John Whitesell. Two strangers Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) are fed up with being alone on the holidays and make an agreement to be each other’s platonic dates, only to ultimately catch real feelings for each other. YouTuber Stoned Gremlin Productions shares his review on the romantic comedy now streaming on Netflix.
It doesn’t really cross into satire or at least doesn’t go nearly as hard with it as they should, rendering the characters pretty two dimensional … this is basically just taking the script for a made for TV Christmas film and just adding the f bomb all throughout it and calling it a day.
A typical Hallmark Channel Christmas movie that’s not a Christmas movie with a lot of swearing is how the YouTuber describes the film. He notes the cast performances are great, but the story premise is unoriginal and could have been way smarter than what it is. It’s a by the numbers romantic comedy says the YouTuber who rates it as a C-.
YouTuber Stoned Gremlin Productions rates and reviews new movies and TV shows on his channel regularly.