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Christmas in the Clouds Reviews

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
February 16, 2006
The path of true love may not be smooth but it is predictable in Christmas in the Clouds, a wisp of a movie set in a Utah ski resort run by a Native American tribe.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
February 14, 2006
Kate Montgomery's agreeably schmaltzy rom-com tempers its near terminal folksiness with stereotype-tweaking irony.
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
February 3, 2006
While you may have seen the story before, the offbeat characters and the movie location make you feel like you're treading new ground.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
January 13, 2006
While Vahle and Tosca are the most attractive people onscreen, they are the least interesting characters.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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Houston Chronicle
December 27, 2005
A spin on familiar material, it's aimed at those who like their movies on the warm side.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
December 9, 2005
Not quite laugh-out-loud funny, but pleasant.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 8, 2005
Although nearly every aspect of the plot is predictable, Christmas in the Clouds produces a delightful surprise: a warm glow that you take home with you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune
December 6, 2005
With its schmaltzy romance, slapdash mistaken identity and heartwarming finale, Christmas in the Clouds belongs on 'Lifetime.'
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
December 2, 2005
A holiday charmer involving mistaken identity, Native American enterprise, and critter-free gourmet cookery.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
December 2, 2005
Looking for a heartwarming, grown-up movie to get you in the holiday spirit? Christmas in the Clouds should fit the bill.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic
December 1, 2005
It's genuinely funny and it has heart without the obvious calculation the word "heart" usually means in a Hollywood film.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
December 1, 2005
There will be holiday pictures that are more high-tech than this one. But there may not be many with such good cheer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
November 4, 2005
This is an emphatically old-fashioned and family-friendly comedy with an American Indian setting and cast. A spin on some very familiar material, it's aimed at those who like their movies on the warm side.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Ken Eisner
Variety
November 3, 2005
The elements of this Native American comedy look cloying on paper, but first-time helmer-scripter Kate Montgomery has such a winning way with her adroitly assembled cast that these concerns don't apply.
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
November 3, 2005
A sweet-natured holiday comedy that derives no small amount of specialness and energy from the fact that the movie offers a glimpse of contemporary American Indian life.
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Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly
November 3, 2005
More of a Lifetime holiday special than a theatrical feature.