Almost Christmas is… erm… pardon? Spring hasn’t been long attempting to start (although it’s still bloody cold out there) and Hollywood has decided that mid-April is the perfect time to start trailing their Christmas films.
Note that as of today, there are 251 days to go until then, so it is NOT almost Christmas!
The plot – if any of this type of film ever has one (and they don’t) – centres around a dysfunctional family which gathers together for their first Thanksgiving since their mother died. Hence, it’s not yet Christmas and it’s only ‘almost Christmas’ because Thanksgiving comes a few weeks before that date.
Written and directed by David E Talbert, based on this trailer, those phoning it in included Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Mo’Nique, Romany Malco, Nicole Ari Parker, JB Smoove, Gabrielle Union and Danny Glover, who casts a derisory remark at the seemingly only white man in the cast. That’s the acceptable face of racism in Hollywood.
This looks about as funny as trapping ALL my fingers in the car door. Over and over again.
Almost Christmas, also known as, A Meyers Christmas, is a long way off, thankfully. It’s not due out in the UK until November 25th.
Check out the trailer below and click on the above image for the full-size version:
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