Four Christmases? We Should Be So Lucky!
Posted 12.01.08 by reelz
Are you struck by a sense of deja vu whenever the trailer for Four Christmases plays? And not just because Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon are reprising their respective fast-talking funnyman and girl-next-door schticks.
With all the various ways Christmas is celebrated around the world, is it too much to ask for some cinematic variety? Apparently so. Every year we're presented with two tired-old Christmas movie themes -- Zany Frantic Slapfest and Comforting Holiday Heart-Warmer.
See how to spot these tired movie regifts in Merry Christmases: How Hollywood Treats Our Favorite Holiday. Seriously, fruitcake is fresher.