Make the Yuletide Gay (2009) - Rotten Tomatoes

Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

Make the Yuletide Gay

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Movie Info

An out-and-proud college student wrestles with revealing his true sexuality to his parents when he comes home for Christmas break and his boyfriend decides to pay him a surprise visit. At school, everyone knows that Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson is gay; at home, it's a much different story. Bidding his boyfriend Nathan goodbye, Olaf heads home to find that his parents have fixed him up on a date with his old high school sweetheart Abby. When Nathan comes knocking unannounced, he can't quite believe that Olaf hasn't come out to his parents. Later, as the boys scramble to keep Olaf's sexuality a secret from his parents, the conversations grow increasingly inquisitive and Olaf must decide whether to come out before the truth does.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Rob Williams
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 10, 2009
Runtime:
TLA Releasing

Cast

Keith Jordan
as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunde...
Adamo Ruggiero
as Nathan Stanford
Hallee Hirsh
as Abby Mancuso
Derek Long
as Sven Gunnunderson
Kelly Keaton
as Anya Gunnunderson
Alison Arngrim
as Heather Mancuso
Ian Buchanan
as Peter Stanford
Gates McFadden
as Martha Stanford
Steve Callahan
as Prof. Van Devere
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Critic Reviews for Make the Yuletide Gay

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

It's old news that American queer cinema is splintered between movies with serious artistic and intellectual aspirations and those which, like the bulk of contemporary pop culture, are aggressively mediocre.

Full Review… | October 29, 2009
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Occasionally amateurish but sweet-natured and thoroughly enjoyable.

Full Review… | November 27, 2010
Movie Dearest

The material eventually falls apart, caught between the mechanics of an out-of-the-closet farce and a tender story of personal and familial acceptance. The festivities kick off with a hearty ho-ho-ho. They end with a disconcerting no-no-no.

Full Review… | November 19, 2009
DVDTalk.com

a kindhearted and very low impact coming out tale with only the slightest bit of angst getting in the way of the feel good vibe

Full Review… | November 14, 2009
Filmcritic.com

Audience Reviews for Make the Yuletide Gay

½

Although there are no really good performances, this film is surprisingly charming and witty. Even if it won't become a holiday tradition, I'd recommend seeing it once.

cchclaw
Christian C

Super Reviewer

Cute and Funny. The script and situations are over the top, but it's a lot of harmless fun. There are many lines which have sexual innuendos, the writers couldn't let it go. It was nice seeing Gates McFadden make an appearance; I hope there truly is a sequel to show what happens next Christmas at the other boy's estate; hey, if they can keep making these silly Fockers movies, why not?

YosemiteSamFan
Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

½

Sweet low budget charmer with nice performances and Nellie Olsen too!

jjnxn
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Make the Yuletide Gay Quotes

Abby: In a 1 bedroom apartment in the middle of Boystown, USA, with a drag queen landlord named of Miss Monique?
– Submitted by Nhia T (4 years ago)

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