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Less-known Christmas films: Christmas In Compton

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Our continued quest to find a Christmas movie classic in the bargain bins! It's Christmas In Compton!

Family-orientated Christmas films broadly come in two flavours – the heartwarming tale of a selfish or immoral person redeeming themselves just in time for the big day, or straight out slapstick with lots of people falling over on ice and getting hit with snowballs. One Bad Christmas!, or Christmas In Compton as it's known in the Us, attempts to be both of these and more, without coming anywhere close to achieving its ambitions.

The story focuses on Derrick (Omar Gooding, brother to Cuba Jr), a law school dropout living in his father's house but with dreams of becoming a hit record producer. His father, disappointed with his son's never-realised ambitions, pressures him to make something more of his life. Derrick decides to prove once and for all he can be a
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Keith David, Omar Gooding Dramedy 'Christmas In Compton' Gets Trailer, Theatrical Release Date

We were made aware that Christmas in Compton was on the horizon back in July.  We learned today that the comic Christmas tale will be released in theaters on November 9th. The film is directed by David Raynr, and stars Keith David, Omar Gooding and Sheryl Lee Ralph.  Writing duties were sharred by David Raynr, Suzanne Broderick, and Robert Fedor.  The film tales the tale of "Big Earl (David), owner of a Christmas tree lot in Compton, and a man with a big heart and a big vision, who demands success from everyone around him. All kinds of trouble erupts the week before Christmas when his son, Derrick (Gooding), part-time music producer and part-time...
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