Elf

Elf

DVD - 2008
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A human baby accidently ends up at the North Pole and grows up among the elf community. Buddy, as he comes to be known, knows that he's "special". When he's 30, Buddy learns from Santa that he's really a human. He decides to go in search of his father, to find out where he belongs. He walks to Manhattan, and is immediately run over by a cab. His father at first rejects him and Buddy ends up in a department store where other elves are working. But all the while, things are looking bad for Santa Claus. When Santa crashes his sleigh in Central Park, it's Buddy's moment to shine.

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iloveseaotters
May 20, 2019

This is one of those movies that when I first saw it advertised I thought it was going to be horrible, like most of the ridiculous movies that feature former SNL cast members. I did not expect it to be as good or as hilarious as it is. I absolutely loved it and although I have yet to see another Will Farrell movie that I like as much as this one, his performance as Buddy the Elf was flawless and it raised my credibility of him as an actor. The perfect holiday movie! I have this on DVD but I watch it every time it's on cable as well. For a while they were showing it all year long and I can understand why. I loved Zooey Deshanel and the rest of the cast.

This album was recently released by Travis Scott last year (2018). This must be in my top 3 favourite albums. This is Travis Scotts best work as there was a lot of hype built up to this album. I enjoyed every song in this album, the best part was that you weren’t aware who was featured, until you listened to the whole song. There was a lot of different artists throughout the whole album and every artist gave a different tone to each song. If you enjoy rap music, I would highly recommend listening to this album as it includes a variety of other rap artists making it more enjoyable. 4.5/5 stars @EffyStonem of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library.

Released in 2018, Astroworld is Travis Scott’s latest music album. Much like some of his other projects, most of the singles in the album shot to fame right away. The album had been anticipated for a long period of time, and it didn’t particularly disappoint. The song, “Sicko Mode” received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. With a variety of songs, the album features several other recognizable artists along with Travis Scott himself, such as The Weeknd, Drake, Frank Ocean, Swae Lee, Kid Cudi, and many more. All in all, while I enjoyed some songs far more than others, the album had a pretty nice sound to it. I would give it a rating of 3.5 stars.
@Riveting_Reviews of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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Berrie030711
Feb 13, 2019

"Elf" is what one would call a modern-day classic. Why? Well, the plot's not bad, the acting is decent, but it's not exactly what I would call memorable. Except for the Elf himself. Buddy has that obnoxiously contagious Christmas spirit that you just can't get out of your head. Or memes. It's a cute, campy film, which is pretty much 95% of Christmas flicks you like to pop into your video player of choice. 3.5 Stars.

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Pietz4302
Dec 21, 2018

It's OK.

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ThomasJWhiting
Apr 20, 2018

GOOD 2003 American Christmas fantasy comedy film. Will Farrell is quite entertaining, as are all the other cast members.
Fun viewing - doesn't need to be at Christmas time...

LiztheLibrarian Jan 25, 2018

One of my new favorite Christmas movies. I love Will Ferrell, but if you are not a fan of his, still give this movie a shot, I bet you'll love it anyway.

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reginator_22
Jan 25, 2018

Great christmas comedy!

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swyckl
Jan 10, 2018

I like this Christmas comedy DVD. Will Ferrell is hilarious. It is good for all ages. It shows how important family is. It has the message to be kind to each other and show love to others.

ArapahoeKati Dec 18, 2017

I had forgotten just how bright and funny "Elf" was until I watched it last night. After all, "The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear."

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Shellie1_us
Nov 27, 2017

I watch this every year, and the mailroom scene is priceless. Heart warming Christmas movie, safe viewing.

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LiztheLibrarian Jan 25, 2018

Mr. Narwhal: Bye Buddy, hope you find your dad.

Buddy: Thanks, Mr. Narwhal.

LiztheLibrarian Jan 25, 2018

Gimbel's Manager: Why are you smiling like that?

Buddy: I just like to smile, smiling's my favorite

LiztheLibrarian Jan 25, 2018

Buddy: We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup.

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reginator_22
Jan 25, 2018

Buddy: [whispering to the department store Santa] You sit on a throne of lies!

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CoolDogeGuy
Dec 24, 2016

"Santa's Here? I Know Him! I Know Him!"

lilmisslibrary Dec 17, 2015

I like smiling, smiling is my favourite!

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TigerLily_16
Dec 07, 2015

"This place reminds me of Santa's workshop, except it smells like mushrooms and everyone looks like they wanna hurt me."

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TigerLily_16
Dec 07, 2015

"You sit on a throne of lies!"

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Annie1318
Jan 03, 2012

Buddy: I saw a dog today. Have you seen a dog? You probably have.

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ashpanda25
Sep 21, 2011

I sing this all the time!

BUDDY: I'm singing, I'm in a store and i'm singing! I'M IN A STORE AND I'M SINGING!!!!!
MANAGER: NO singing in the North Pole.
BUDDY: Yes there is
MANAGER: No there's not!
BUDDY: Yes there is!

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Dec 06, 2018

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Nov 14, 2018

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Dec 21, 2017

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Nov 23, 2016

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Apr 21, 2016

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Jan 08, 2016

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Dec 18, 2014

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Jan 12, 2014

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bdls206
Mar 27, 2011

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

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Other: My daughters are appalled by the belching scene and one even leaves the room -- my son, on the other hand, thinks the belching is hilarious, maybe even a goal for which to strive...

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