Holidate (2020; Dir.: John Whitesell) – Best of Dare Daniel Rerun 18
“Did you just compare sex with me to eating slugs?”
Daniel and Corky make a holidate to revisit their review of John Whitesell’s shallow rom-com Holidate.
HOLIDATE FACTS AND FIGURES
Daniel’s craft beer: Moksa Brewing’s Cold Steeped – Geisha (11% ABV)
Corky’s craft beer: Imperiale Beer Project’s Sweep the Dregs West Coast IPA (7.1% ABV)
Netflix release date: Feb. 28, 2020
Critic scores: 45 on Rotten Tomatoes; 44 on Metacritic
This week’s darer: He Who Shall Not Be Named
Why did Anonymous dare Daniel and Corky to watch Holidate? “I haven’t yet listened to you suffering through the Holiday Movie but was subjected to one the other day that my 23-year-old daughter promised me was “not like all the others.” And she was right. First of all, if it’d been released to theaters, it would’ve been R-Rated. Still bad, still predictable, but there was some enjoyment in there. Could be a Christmas movie, could be an any-holiday movie.”
IMDB synopsis: “Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.”
This week’s referenced movies: The Karate Kid; Norbit; Big Money Rustlas; Holiday Engagement; Malibu’s Most Wanted; Big Momma’s House 2; Big Momma’s House: Like Father, Like Son; ThunderStruck; Destination Wedding; Leaving Las Vegas; Christmas with the Kranks; Goodfellas; Crocodile Dundee; Valentine’s Day; New Year’s Eve; Mother’s Day; La La Land; Dirty Dancing; Crazy, Stupid, Love; The Terminator; Mallrats; Days of Heaven; The VelociPastor; Legally Blonde; Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome; Magnolia; Black Panther; Love Actually; Harold & Maude; His Girl Friday; There’s Something About Mary
Ratings: Daniel – Double Dare; Corky – Dare
CLIPS AND CLIPPINGS
Will she or won’t she shit her pants?
Follow Dare Daniel on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Be sure to listen, rate, review and subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Listen Notes, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and more. New episodes come out every other Tuesday! Please help support the show by clicking the Donate button on the homepage and send us your movie dares.
Read more of Daniel’s movie reviews at Dare Daniel and Rotten Tomatoe
Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Email | RSS
Leave a Reply