“You don’t want trouble, but sometimes trouble wants you.”
Made it half an hour into this before I had to bail. I don’t even want to say anything more about it. No rating.
"Is this how all 12-year-olds conduct business?"
Funny enough, but this is definitely one of those cases where the trailers give away nearly all of the best jokes and comic beats. The only times I laughed out loud were in the scenes that didn't feature into any of them. For example, every moment with Stephen Merchant is a riot, and the button for his character almost literally comes out of nowhere. The parents are all great, too, especially Retta and…
This "film" has a running time of about 79 minutes. Here's how that breaks down:
5.5% - Kirk Cameron's smug, hot chocolate-obsessed introduction
3% - A seemingly unmotivated cutaway to what looks like a much more interesting movie but is, in fact, not (Bonus: We get to see this footage again in its entirety when it's placed in the proper context)
2.5% - Cheaply animated opening credits set to a ska cover of "Silent Night"
7.5% - Kirk's "brother-in-law" --…