The Christmas Chronicles review – Kurt Russell’s Santa can’t save Netflix turkey

The streaming giant is releasing a string of festive movies this year but their glossiest option is a shoddy sign of things to comeOver the past 10 years, Hollywood has been hesitant to put much effort behind Christmas movies.

There have even been years without a major studio release bearing any holiday themes or connections.

The absence of the Christmas movie is often credited to the constraints of release windows and limited marketing opportunities: these titles only have relevancy in November/December and waiting a year between theatrical and home video is no longer an option.Related: Bird Box review – Sandra Bullock’s Netflix thriller is a bird-brained mess

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