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Title: A Christmas Melody
Year Of Release: 2015
Review Date: January 28, 2016
Rating: PG
Running time: 117 minutes
Box Office Gross: N/A
Site Rating: 1 out of 10 stars

"A Christmas Melody" starring singer and alleged director, Mariah Carey, is a rip off of the "Mean Girls" movie, but set at Christmas with older women. The film also stars Lacey Chabert, who was also the star of, you guessed it, "Mean Girls."

"A Christmas Melody" is set in Silver Falls, Ohio and tells the story off a woman named Kristen and her young daughter Emily, who moved to the town from Los Angeles, after her fashion business fails. They try to fit in but a group of older mean girls, led by, who else, Mariah Carey's character, Melissa, is mean to them. Melissa makes it difficult for Kristen and her daughter to take part in the local school play.

This film was an irritating watch. It just goes on and on, packed with corny lines and cheesy, soulless Christmas music. The movie is lightweight with no real storyline that would endear you to keep watching (unless you had to review it and subsequently subjected yourself to this form of harsh self-punishment). Christmas movies like these really make me appreciate the genius of "Home Alone" and its sequel.


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