From the beginning of the movie it is clear that the writer has a very stilted perspective when it comes to family dynamics. The main character is a millennial that is developmentally arrested at the age of 13. Her brother is written as the main villain and is given zero depth. He's just obtusely mean whenever he's in the scene and all of his interactions with his sister are just him being rude while she complains that he is rude. The parents are written like boring white bred grandparents, complete with the busted tropes of "mom always cooks" and "dad likes radios". I couldn't take this movie, it's characters, or the story seriously at all. It felt like the writer was just trying to sort out their own family problems in the frame of a tacky Thanksgiving romance. How did this get made? Don't waste your time on this one, it's not even the funny sort of bad. It's just boring and whiny and filled with empty scenes to stretch the run time. Watch Holidate instead!
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