Author: Matt DeCristo

About Matt DeCristo

Matt coined The Movie Buff’s motto: Tough on movies, not on films, and takes reviews from the standpoint of an average fan. Check out bohemianbonfire.com for links to Matt’s published books. You can also follow him on Instagram and Twitter @MattDecristo.

The Spirit of Christmas (PG)

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An enviable gold watch, a betrayed lover, a cold blooded murder. That’s the way the Lifetime movie “The Spirit of Christmas” opens, and while the chilling start differs from the typical frothy merriment of fun and seasonal love, “Spirit” evolves into a charming if somewhat bizarre holiday story that’s a little different from the norm.

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Allied (R)

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“Allied” is a film that pairs true romance with country loyalty amidst the horrors and chaos of World War 2, and leaves the viewer on pins and needles as they watch, with high stakes tension wrapped about a magnificent setting and superb acting performances.

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Dear Santa (PG)

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Feel good movies will reign freely for the next 6 weeks, and its one of the top reasons why the holiday season is the best time of the year (summer excluded, of course). Skilled writing and top notch acting and plots take a distant backseat to joyous merriment, predictable but fun stories, and illogical though […]

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Cube (R)

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“Cube” is concrete proof that Canadians should stick with Hockey. The 1997 science-fiction, horror hybrid(with neither being correct) appeared on a list of top scary movies you’ve never heard of, and should have been placed on the list of movies you should never watch.

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