Becoming Santa
Becoming Santa (2011)

A man decides to re-invent himself (at least for a few weeks) as a right jolly old elf in this documentary from director Jeff Myers. Jack Sanderson is a stocky, middle-aged man who has worked in the film business for years as an actor,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 1, 2011
DVD Release Date: November 22, 2011
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Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered

The film presents interesting historical information with a great Christmas-y soundtrack, making for a somewhat enjoyable watch.

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Erik Childress

This is a more honest (and certainly less hokey) manifestation of a true Christmas story; the kind that should be added to the spate of annual holiday fare. Like perhaps on a double bill with Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale.

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John Gholson

It's charming, informative, and, best of all, really funny.

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Fred Topel
Screen Junkies

I don't think Jack ever got it. He remains cynical when working with real children. He makes jokes at the expense of babbling incomprehensible kids. Look, we know it makes no sense, but you don't have to joke about it with their parents.

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Christopher Campbell

Surprisingly hilarious without being too mocking nor too cute.

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