Boxing Day

Published December 26, 2022

Boxing Day

Film info

  • Title Boxing Day
  • Director Aml Ameen
  • Year 2021
  • Run time 1hr 49m
  • Genres Romance, Comedy
  • Tagline It's not going to be a quiet one

Melvin, a British author living in America, returns home to London for the holidays to introduce his American fiancé (Lisa) to his eccentric British-Caribbean family. Their relationship is put to the test, as she discovers the world Melvin left behind revolves around his ex-girlfriend (Georgia), who is now an international pop star!

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Time Comment
3:43 She doesn’t seem like the kind of friend that can keep a secret.
5:31 No pressure on the answer, just a band and two cameras pointing at you.
7:30 “I left things a bit… funked.”
16:39 Holding a grudge on an eleven hour flight is rough.


Mm, couldn’t get past the twenty minute rule on this one. We flicked between lots of different characters without really getting a good sense of who they are and how they relate to each other, somehow there was a lot of scenes but the story didn’t progress at all, and more than anything, the main guy just didn’t seem sympathetic at all so I didn’t care what was going to happen upon his homecoming. Pass.

Rating: Unrated

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