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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Cast: Matthew Lillard, Drake Bell, Sean Astin, Kyle Chandle, Naya Rivera

Director: Jay Surridge, Gordon Crum

Genre: Children/Family

Year: 2013

Rating: PG

Two young elves, WINTER and SNOWFLAKE (It s a boy elf name!!!) have a hard time following the rules and are prone to sneaking off for some good elf playtime. But after wrecking the North Pole's official Christmas tree, the two elf brothers along with a rebellious reindeer named SPARKLE find themselves on the dreaded Naughty List. They are forced to do mundane horrible tasks like washing windows, cleaning bathrooms and more but seem to always make a bigger mess than they had to begin with. After the group is regulated to kitchen duty, they somehow manage to give the whole North Pole food poisoning including Santa! Now with only hours to go before Christmas, they are the only ones left to help save Christmas.

Winter and Snowflake are two brother elves who work for Santa but they also have a hard time staying out of trouble and then there is Sparkle a female reindeer who likes to be different. When all three get into trouble they end up on the naughty list which means plenty of work detail to get off it but instead of heading in the right direction they instead find themselves in really hot water when dinner they made gets everyone sick including Santa. Now they must finally stop playing and get to work in order to save Christmas.

THE NAUGHTY LIST is a 45 minute Christmas film for children. It does a good job providing a few lessons like doing the right thing and taking responsibility for your actions but it does so in an entertaining and fun way that children will love.

The film debuted on the Cartoon Network on November 15, 2013. The film is targeted towards children but the entire family can sit down and watch it together and we all know there is never enough quality family time anymore. The cast which includes, Matthew Lillard, Drake Bell, Sean Astin, Kyle Chandle and Naya Rivera all did a great job bringing these fun characters to life. Production wise the film looks and sounds great, even the animation is above average for a film that was made for TV.

THE NAUGHTY LIST is not the best seasonal movie ever but it is certainly an entertaining one. It is colorful, lively and it is sure to supply plenty of laughs for the little ones. This is definitely a film to own for the holidays and it is one your children will want to watch over and over again. You can order the DVD HERE.

Released by Arc Entertainment *** 1/2 Out Of *****