Short YuleTube Reviews: CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022), THE HOLIDAY FIX UP (2021), CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM (2021), A ROYAL CORGI CHRISTMAS (2022)

CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022) THE HOLIDAY FIX UP (2021) CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM (2O21) A ROYAL CORGI CHRISTMAS (2022) CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022) Christmas with You is a gentle, heartwarming movie for you to add to your YuleTubing list. It hews closely to the tried, true and comforting Christmas rom-com formula—which is not without its … Continue reading Short YuleTube Reviews: CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022), THE HOLIDAY FIX UP (2021), CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM (2021), A ROYAL CORGI CHRISTMAS (2022)

Promo image for movie Sierra is wearing a designer red outfit with large sleeves. Jake is in plaid. They are in front of Christmas trees and ski lodges. Lindsay Lohan has top billing. The title is below them and the tagline THIS HOLIDAY SEASON FALL FOR THE UNEXPECTED.

FALLING FOR CHRISTMAS (2022): Seeing Is Believing

Falling for Christmas has a whisper of a moment where I thought it would be a self-aware farce, but then it quickly descends into much more maudlin territory with rice paper thin characters, lead actors with less chemistry than a soggy newspaper, mostly half-assed performances, and one incredibly creepy Santa. That said, it does follow … Continue reading FALLING FOR CHRISTMAS (2022): Seeing Is Believing

Rosaline sitting in a richly appointed room. On the wall is a painting of Romeo and Juliet on the balcony. "Meet Romeo's Ex" is written in pink spray paint that drips a bit. "The love story you know. The ex you don't. Title at the bottom in pink letters.

ROSALINE (2022): A Boisterous Romp Where Kaitlyn Dever Shines and Women Do More Winning

Rosaline, which is told from the perspective of Romeo's ex-girlfriend, is a silly, boisterous romp from start to finish. If you demand accuracy in your Shakespearean pieces—or you decry modern language where it shouldn't be—you should probably skip it. That's also true if you don't like women asserting their autonomy, but then there is just … Continue reading ROSALINE (2022): A Boisterous Romp Where Kaitlyn Dever Shines and Women Do More Winning

Sara and Luci standing together. Sara looks freaked out and Luci is covering her mouth with one hand and showing her glittering ring with the other. Below it says Don't Blame KARMA!!

DON’T BLAME KARMA! (¿QUE CULPA TIENE EL KARMA?) (2022): A Perfectly Fine Distraction

Look, you have to go into ¿Qué culpa tiene el karma? (Don't Blame Karma) with every ounce of your incredulity suspended. I mean, let's be honest, it's probably getting quite the workout these days, so what's the harm in giving it a little hour and twenty-five minute rest so you can enjoy this movie more? … Continue reading DON’T BLAME KARMA! (¿QUE CULPA TIENE EL KARMA?) (2022): A Perfectly Fine Distraction

Katie holding the ends of the large blue bow around her neck is seated at a head table behind pink roses. Beside her are people face down in their plates with either wine or blood spilling down the table cloth. Stefan is leaning against a wall behind her in a blue suit with no tie. WEDDING SEASON TILL DEATH DO THEY PART.

WEDDING SEASON (S1): Hulu’s Rom-Com Thriller Series Gets By With a Little Help From The Friends

The Hulu series Wedding Season (2022-)—not to be confused with the Netflix movie also named Wedding Season (2022)—starts off with a scene that seems straight out of a rom-com, but then it throws in a twist, and then another twist, and then another… Well, you get the gist. It took me a couple of episodes … Continue reading WEDDING SEASON (S1): Hulu’s Rom-Com Thriller Series Gets By With a Little Help From The Friends