A Christmas Star

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A young girl born under the Christmas star believes she has the gift to perform miracles.

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Critic Reviews for A Christmas Star

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

  • This is a children's film made by adults who think they knwo what children want.

    Nov 12, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Kate Muir

    Times (UK)
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  • This Northern Ireland-set fable steals adroitly from all kinds of classic Christmas-themed movies - a bit of Miracle on 34th Street, a dash of Nativity!, a big dollop of It's a Wonderful Life, and so on.

    Nov 12, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • This dismal film is enough to put a dampener on your Christmas before it's even started.

    Nov 10, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
  • With the exception of one or two performances from its junior cast, this is awful, a feeble reworking of Local Hero weighed down with ersatz sentiment, clunking parallels with the Nativity story and a charmless script.

    Oct 25, 2017 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
  • Against all odds, the film, though not short on Yuletide schmaltz, is pretty good, and a huge improvement on such 'family fare' as the dread Nativity franchise.

    Feb 23, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Star-studded Irish holiday movie is cliched but sweet.

    Jan 6, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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