Surviving Christmas Reviews

October 25, 2004
Yuletide cheer gets a kick in the shins with this funny but forced cinematic Christmas present.
October 24, 2004
Ben Affleck delivers a surprisingly on-target performance as a man who thinks money and grandiose gestures are the answer to everything.
October 22, 2004
It's the most unapologetically wacky holiday-themed movie since National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.
October 22, 2004
The surprisingly effective bleak humor earned scene by scene in Surviving Christmas reveals the proper formula that Affleck abandoned after Good Will Hunting.
October 22, 2004
A pleasant surprise.
October 21, 2004
For Christmas to be any source of laughs, many audience members will need to move past their fear of Ben Affleck.
October 21, 2004
As light, fluffy, cockle-warming holiday entertainment, this thing is pretty sweet.
October 20, 2004
Just when you're about to dismiss Affleck and his over-the-top demeanor, the story starts to click. A movie I thought I was going to hate turned into a nice little treat.