Opening

23% Transcendence Apr 18
—— A Haunted House 2 Apr 18
52% Heaven Is for Real Apr 16
—— Bears Apr 18
62% Fading Gigolo Apr 18

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $41.3M
49% Rio 2 $39.3M
72% Oculus $12.0M
63% Draft Day $9.8M
77% Noah $7.6M
40% Divergent $7.4M
15% God's Not Dead $5.5M
92% The Grand Budapest Hotel $4.1M
79% Muppets Most Wanted $2.3M
78% Mr. Peabody & Sherman $1.9M

Coming Soon

40% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
79% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16

New Episodes Tonight

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97% The Americans: Season 2
100% Arrow: Season 2
—— Baby Daddy: Season 3
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
100% Legit: Season 2
—— Melissa & Joey: Season 3
36% Mixology: Season 1
—— The Soul Man: Season 3
—— Workaholics: Season 4

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—— Chicago Fire: Season 2
40% Glee: Season 5
36% Growing Up Fisher: Season 1
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80% The Mindy Project: Season 2
—— NCIS: Season 11
—— NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 5
93% New Girl: Season 3
56% The Originals: Season 1
100% Person Of Interest: Season 3
100% Supernatural: Season 9

Certified Fresh TV

77% About a Boy: Season 1
97% The Americans: Season 2
82% The Blacklist: Season 1
88% Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 1
85% Enlisted: Season 1
100% Fargo: Season 1
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4
100% Hannibal: Season 2
96% Silicon Valley: Season 1

This Christmas Reviews

Melissa Anderson
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 16, 2011
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

September 7, 2011
Bob Mondello
NPR.org
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October 18, 2008
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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o matter how silly the situation, each member of the uniformly strong cast creates a nice balance between sentimental and sweet -- which is just how every holiday gathering should feel.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 1, 2007
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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This is good-natured, determinedly aspirational African-American entertainment, but did it have to be quite so heavy on the clichés?

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/6

November 29, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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I could actually see this becoming kind of a minor perennial during the holidays.

November 27, 2007

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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November 24, 2007
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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If the real-life Christmas experience tends too often to be marred by the rude contradiction between expectations and reality, movies like the ultra-bland holiday family movie This Christmas are at least partly to blame.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 24, 2007
Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail
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An incoherent mess in which scenes of teary reconciliations sit uncomfortably next to protracted gags involving catfights, car wrecks and a big bottle of baby oil.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2007
Melissa Anderson
Time Out New York
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Like sock-it-to-me cake ruined by too much sugar, This Christmas is cloying empty calories.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

November 22, 2007
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
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This carefully observed film has lots of heart.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 21, 2007
G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
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This Christmas is not your typical family holiday movie, and thank goodness for that. It's warm, witty and alive, with a fantastic cast and a belief in its characters that transcends its formulaic tendencies.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2007
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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The movie doesn't idealize, which makes it ideal.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

November 21, 2007
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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There is a familiar quality to the multi-generational family holiday homecoming that nicely blends drama and comedy. It's a cut above the standard heartwarming fare that fills theaters this time of year.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 21, 2007
Laura Kern
New York Times
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This Christmas includes more family melodrama than all the holiday-homecoming flicks from the past decade combined.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

November 21, 2007
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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At two full hours it can feel as exhausting as a holiday dinner with your own family.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 21, 2007
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Loretta Devine is a treasure as the no-nonsense mother, and Delroy Lindo is as delightful as ever as her longtime beau -- give these two old pros a whole movie about late-in-life romance and we'd all be happy.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

November 21, 2007
Tom Long
Detroit News
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There's so much wrong going on, things start to feel forced.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C

November 21, 2007
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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A family movie that holds few surprises but an abundance of hope and goodwill.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2007
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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What's surprising is how well Whitmore, the director, manages to direct traffic... It's sort of a screwball-comedy effect, but with a heart.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2007
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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One of those overstaffed, overstuffed 'when do we eat?' holiday dramedies.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 21, 2007

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

November 21, 2007
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A warm and warmed-over collection of holiday-movie cliches packaged in a movie about a large extended black family.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

November 20, 2007
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Overstuffed, formulaic but very easy to take.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 20, 2007
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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At the multiplex where so many holiday movies feel regifted, This Christmas is a gift.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

November 20, 2007
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Writer-director Preston A. Whitmore II serves up an overstuffed but satisfying Yuletide comedy-drama with a fine cast.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

November 20, 2007
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
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The cast has spirit, but the dialogue and situations are phonier than the Yule log on TV.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 20, 2007
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Animated acting and the sheer chaos of this squabbling family give the film a comic buoyancy.

November 9, 2007
Lael Loewenstein
Variety
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A rare holiday treat, a package that's both thoughtfully selected and sure to please its intended recipients.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 26, 2007
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