Movie Review: Santa’s Apprentice & The Magic Snowflake

Santa's Apprentice & The Magic SnowflakeDuring the holiday season we love to sit down with the grandchildren and our godson to watch various Christmas specials and holiday movies. It’s a great way to bond with the kids and for all of us to get into the holiday spirit.

This year there is a brand new movie release which is actually two movies in one, in other words, it’s a double feature! This brand new DVD was released on November 1st, 2016, just in-time for the holidays.

Santa's Apprentice Holiday Movie

Santa’s Apprentice: This movie stars Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Max Cullen and Gabe Eggerling. Santa doesn’t want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an orphan and have a pure heart. On the other side of the planet, there is a little boy who is a perfect match, but his lack of self-confidence and fear of heights make him a poor contestant. Will Santa agree to step down, and help his apprentice take his place?

Santa's Apprentice & The Magic Snowflake

Santa’s Apprentice, The Magic Snowflake: This movie sequel stars Vincent Grass and Nathan Simony, the new Santa is a seven year old boy. As Nicholas contracts the illness of those who want to grow up too fast: Grown-up-allosis, the Council of Retired Santas is forced to relieve him of his duties and appoint an experienced Santa who will be able to manage the delivery in time. To get his job back, Nicholas must regain the innocence, freshness and carefree attitude of his childhood.

Our Thoughts: We love holiday movies and Christmas specials and always looking forward to seeing them every year. We were really excited to get this movie DVD into our hands, because we had never seen either one of these before. It’s always nice to add some new holiday movies to your collection every year, to keep things fresh & fun for the kids.

We had all three of the kids over last weekend for a “movie date” with us, complete with popcorn and ice cream sundaes. We sat down to watch BOTH of the movies with them and let me tell you, we were all thoroughly entertained! The characters are absolutely adorable and as a parent/grandparent, I really appreciate the unique story line. Way too often, holiday movies tell the same story over & over, but with a different spin on it. We had NEVER seen a holiday movie with this type of story line, so it was very refreshing to see.

On our entertainment rating scale, we give each of them 8 popcorn buckets out of 10 popcorn buckets! In our opinion, they would make great additions to your holiday movie collection.

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  1. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    These movies look very cute and perfect for the holiday season. I am sure the whole family would enjoy watching them.

  2. This movie looks so cute and fun to watch with the kids. We love watching Holiday movies and want to see this one for sure!

  3. This looks like such a cute movie! My grandsons get excited to watch holiday themed movies starting in December!

  4. I would love to see this movie. Looks so cute

  5. We have not ever seen this movie and it looks super cute and one the whole family would enjoy. It’s good to hear that this movie has a unique story line most of the new movies today are just too alike.