Christmas-A-Thon #6: Noelle
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Anna Kendrick is a talent. It’s too bad it couldn’t be put to something much better. Noelle is a Disney Christmas movie that feels very cookie cutter and not that original. The premise considers the children of Santa where one’s about to take over, even though the other seems better suited (this was already done in Arthur Christmas). But when Nick (played by Bill Hader) tries to run away from his duties, his sister Noelle and former nanny Shirley MacLaine have to go find him before her cousin wants to streamline the naughty/nice list at the north pole (this was already done in The Santa Clause 2).
Rushed is the best word to describe Noelle. The story, delivery, pacing, and even design all feel like they were quickly finished so that this could be ready on the Disney+ streaming service. To be fair, the script itself is poor enough that I can’t imagine doing anything unless it was rewritten. I have a lot of questions like, “Why does she know which child is naughty and nice, but not know about homelessness” and “You know about iPads but not sunscreen”
The movie really tries to throw a lot of jokes, but about ninety percent fall flat. It’s mostly holiday puns or fish out of water stuff that’s been done to death. It’s a shame because I can tell Anna Kendrick is trying her hardest to make it work, while Bill Hader looks board and Shirley MacLaine is just playing the grouchy old lady. At best this is for little little kids or big fans of Anna Kendrick. But this one Santa Claus I’m not expecting annual presents from.
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The level of #Disney in my blood is getting dangerously low after two years of abstinence... Planning the next trip & booking dates in my fave hotel for Disneying far in advance. 😂 Gonna spend a full day in Disneyland to enjoy the new area. And of course a full day in DisneySea too! Because Disney!
I’m convinced Disney cruises float on pixie dust🥺✨⠀
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Ten artisan sculpted animal puppets are spreading holiday joy at the #animalkingdom this year! Each one is hand crafted with natural materials and fabrics. 🐺🦇🐶 #funfactfriday