Santa Fake (2019)
Avg Rating 2 /5:
An undocumented Northern Irish immigrant is unwittingly taken in by a NYC crime boss. When asked to deliver two mysterious briefcases, he ends up in the wrong destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he finds a job as the shopping mall Santa Claus.
Santa Fake exists in this weird space between a crime comedy and a saccharine Christmas adventure with musical numbers. Perhaps the filmmakers were aiming for some sort of Kindergarten Cop situation, aiming to create a unique mixture of unorthodox genres and tones. It’s not that such a concoction couldn’t have...Read more