A Castle For Christmas

Published December 12, 2021

A Castle For Christmas

Film info

  • Title A Castle For Christmas
  • Director Mary Lambert
  • Year 2021
  • Run time 1hr 38m
  • Genres Family, Comedy, Romance
  • Tagline Come home to where your dreams began

To escape a scandal, a bestselling author journeys to Scotland, where she falls in love with a castle - and faces off with the grumpy duke who owns it.

Live blog

Time Comment
2:14 How did I not know there was a Drew Barrymore show??
5:31 How’s she going to bring Winston back?
9:11 “It’s lovely,” she says, as I turn my nose up at the room.
11:06 No way did all those people walk past the gift shop. The gift shop is the best bit!
13:27 Taking bets on him being the owner.
19:49 McMotorMouth!
27:49 “Four years Oxford, two years Cambridge.”
38:40 Aw, giving up his home to save the village.
39:56 “That sounded like a compliment.” “It was more an insult to him.”
48:20 He has a very impressive feather duster.
56:06 Just under an hour before Christmas actually makes an appearance.
1:01:42 AHHH Princess Switch crossover!!
1:11:34 They have a lot of Christmas decorations… he must have had to plant a lot of stuff.
1:22:11 Snowball in the face isn’t the romantic apology gesture he was hoping for.


Mildy better than the third installment of The Princess Switch, but probably not a great film. It was entertaining and cosy, the argument at the end felt a bit over-the-top and really just there to give the conflict that needs to be resolved for a happy ending. The characters were cute though and the village adorable, and I liked that he wasn’t your traditional heroic lead. A medium level entry in the Netflix Christmas Universe.

Rating: 3 / 5

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