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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby

Published December 5, 2019

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby

Film info

  • Title A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby
  • Director John Shultz
  • Year 2019
  • Run time 1hr 24m
  • Genre Romance
  • Tagline This holiday season, expect the unexpected

Christmas brings the ultimate gift to Aldovia: a royal baby. But first, Queen Amber must save her family and kingdom by unwrapping a monarchy mystery.

Live blog

Time Comment
1:25 Loving this realtime movie business. Each year it’s just… what I did in Aldovia this year.
3:12 Penglia is a rubbish name for a country. Sorry Penglians.
5:25 “Classical music makes everyone smarter.” It does??
8:39 They’re arguing about riding a subway in a country that still uses horses to get around.
9:40 THERE’S A MAP! Aldovia is massive!! And has totally swamped a load of real life countries. I’d be fuming.
11:35 If they have a queen, wtf is the problem?
15:23 The massive acorn! So confused.
22:07 “Such a shame there’s no guests…” couldn’t afford the extras.
25:49 What is this Christmas board game? I want to play!
29:49 Not sure anyone should be going for walks, they should be on lockdown.
36:16 “It’s a long story,” she says. No, no. It just feels long.
45:24 Loving the Christmas tree stuffed full of bears.
50:28 Mr C’s theory: Lin has stolen it with Simon in order to make sure the families spend time together so both the women can sign the treaty and it was a good guy plan all along.
55:17 I must say I’m on board with the sitting down style of ice skating.
57:40 Oh my god, she’s nine months pregnant and doing ice skating and archery and now she’s fainted?? Shocker.
1:03:58 She was a world class hacker last time, now she’s a little scaredy cat tell-tale brat. Kids, eh?
1:10:09 Is she doing the Poirot explanation scene whilst in labour?
1:13:09 The best bit about this film is how important Simon and Melissa have been and I have literally have no idea who they are.
1:15:41 That’s the kind of movie labour I can get on board with. “It’s time.” Exterior shot. Baby cries.

Thoughts

The only thing I can say about this film, really, is to leave a note to myself: DO NOT WATCH THE FOURTH INSTALLMENT.

This is such a terrible movie. Not even the normal “fun but stupid” holiday adventure. It’s badly written with terrible dialogue and goofy acting, and it really, genuinely feels like it was made by young movie students.

And, once again, we came up with a story twist that was far better than the actual plot.

Rating: 1 / 5

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