Happiest Season review roundup: Kristen Stewart’s rom-com earns praise from critics

Written by Kshitij Rawat. New Delhi

November 22, 2020 at 3:56:16

Happiest Season Review, Happiest Season Review, Kristen Stewart, McKenzie DavisHappiest Season is set to release on 26 November. (Photo: Hulu / Sony Pictures Release)

Kristen Stewart and McKenzie Davis starrer first reviews for the upcoming romantic comedy Happiest Season are here. The film also starred Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Levy, Mary Holland, Victor Garber and Mary Stanbergen.

The film is about a woman who wants to propose marriage to her girlfriend but is aware that she has not been exposed to her conservative parents.

Clea DuVall has Happiest Season co-written and directed. Mary Holland has also contributed to the screenplay.

The film currently has a score of 91 percent on review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes after 45 reviews. Written in critical consensus, “A jolly good time with heartfelt performances and holiday cheer, all you want for Christmas is the happiest season.”

K. of Rolling Stone Austin Collins said that while the film is not “knockout”, actors often are. The rest is not an extreme exercise. It’s here, it’s the queue, it’s not too much – and it’s fine. “

Owen Gleiberman of Variety wrote, “At heart,” Happiest Season “is a serious, at times revolutionary mainstream comedy, rooted in the gloom of a world where closets, for many, still remain in some form made of.”

Kevin Fallon of the Daily Beast wrote in his review, “Happiest season is the film he is. And this is a good version of that film, one that, hopefully, will be influenced by a viewer who loves the holiday film genre and might never have thought to invest emotionally in a story like this. “

David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter said, “Given Duvel’s background as an actor, it is amazing that he gets his actors to do such engaging work, with delicious personal characteristics, but more importantly. Is a group dynamic that is both vibrant and reliable. “

Happiest Season is set to release on 26 November.

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