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Surviving Christmas Reviews

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March 30, 2011
Surviving Christmas is a mediocre ninety-minute sit-com; if you're looking for wit and humor, stay away.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
October 21, 2004
Surviving Christmas is unable to induce that all-important holiday tear.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 22, 2004
Can't decide whether it wants to be a black comedy, dumb farce, or sentimental sit-com.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 21, 2004
Failed attempts at humor land with a crash on top of failed attempts at plot.
Read More | Original Score: D
December 28, 2010
You'll be lucky if you survive this dumb movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 20, 2004
No worse or better than your average television sitcom.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 23, 2004
Affleck is so outrageously miscast as goofball Drew Latham that it's like watching Jennifer Lopez taking on the role of Lady Macbeth at the Scottish National Theatre.
Read More | Original Score: F
October 30, 2004
Survive this movie and Christmas will be a breeze.
November 1, 2004
Ben Affleck's Christmas "comedy" is a misfire under the mistletoe, even with a germ of a classic tale hidden under the ugly wrapping.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 21, 2004
Director Mike Mitchell never finds a tone or attitude that will transform these misanthropic characters into comedy.
October 21, 2004
Ben Affleck's latest loser is chronologically short (less than 90 minutes) and psychologically eternal.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
October 22, 2004
An embodiment of everything Affleck should be fighting against – a completely sanitized, uncomplicated and bland effort.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
October 22, 2004
There's no way to approach this mess other than to evaluate who's been naughty and who's been nice. Guess which half of the list has way more names on it?
October 20, 2004
A grating tribute to checkbook cheer, that warm and fuzzy feeling achieved from buying and buying and buying.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 30, 2004
Can't decide whether it wants to be dark or merry, and it bungles nearly every attempt at doing either.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
October 20, 2004
I survived this.
Full Review
October 22, 2004
If anyone needs to survive anything, it's having to sit through this dreadfully unfunny holiday movie. Pin a medal on me.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
October 21, 2004
It's apparent why 'Affleck' and 'comedy' (at least of the intentional variety) aren't normally said in the same sentence.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
October 22, 2004
Surviving Christmas is about as funny as a rubber crutch for Tiny Tim.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 21, 2004
Some screwball moments elicit a chuckle or two, but the script is weak and the characterizations clichéd.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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