Don’t blame me for reviewing a Christmas movie before Thanksgiving. Blame Hollywood.
"Popularity Gained Through Intellectual Achievement is Fleeting. You Gotta Cash In While You Can."
All things considered, this latest attempt to adapt Charles Schultz’s famous comic strip could have been so much worse. But like our hapless hero Charlie Brown, “Peanuts” ends up trying a little too hard.
"Don't Change the Man to Fit the Narrative. Change the Narrative to Fit the Man."
I think this film would have been a more successful product if the creators either committed to fictionalizing the events, or to removing every ounce of Hollywood schmaltz. “Our Brand is Crisis” is most potent when it’s mean, and it’s just never mean enough.
1. Thou shalt drink whenever a character on screen drinks