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The predictable threequel is more of the insipid same, oddly pulling back on the musical montages in favor of laughable slapstick comedy, daddy issues galore and, inexplicably, secret-agent high jinks.
But its sudden popularity is attested by the number of 18th-century prints showing high jinks in servants’ halls at Christmas time.
Bob Colacello, a Vanity Fair special correspondent who attends a fair share of holiday parties, believes the current political and cultural environment is, in itself, a deterrent to unseemly high jinks.
There is one line of dialogue that seems to ring profoundly true in The Crown’s fictionalized series, indicating why Elizabeth has continually put up with Philip’s P.R. gaffes and personal high jinks all these years.
But his interactions with storm survivors were an awkward mix of campaign-style high jinks.
According to Deadline, the new take on the Sanderson sisters and their witchy high jinks will come in the form of a TV movie on Disney Channel 22 years after Winifred, Mary, and Sarah put a spell on us all.
All the sci-fi intrigue and alien high jinks will give them plenty of material.
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