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Home Sweet Home Alone | Average Guy Movie Review

When his family head off on a Christmas holiday to Japan, young Max Mercer (Archie Yates) is left home alone. It's every kid's dream; the house to yourself, no parents telling you what to do - and more importantly, what not to do. But when a couple of burglars come a knocking (Rob Delaney and Ellie Kemper), Max takes it upon himself to defend the family home. All the while, Max's mother Carol (Aisling Bea) fights to get home to her son. That's right,  Home Alone ; the classic movie enjoyed by millions every Christmas for the last 30 years, has another unwanted sequel - one the filmmakers are desperate for us to know exists in the same universe as the original. Buzz McCallister (Devin Ratray) is back to rather pointlessly ram home that point.  Home Sweet Home Alone  is yet another take on the child left behind scenario, in which said child must defend their home from some unwanted guests. Except this time it's more about the burglars than the child. In the original,

Home Sweet Home Alone | Moustache Trailer Reaction

So it seems Disney felt the need to remake/reboot Home Alone . Yes, the classic Christmas movie enjoyed by millions every year during the festive season apparently needs some fresh blood. Check out the trailer below. "Holiday classics were meant to be broken." That's an interesting tagline! My first thought upon seeing the trailer for Home Sweet Home Alone  was something along the lines of "oh dear". Actually, at first I thought this was a joke. However, once I realised that was not the case I started wondering what the point of this is. We already have this movie, in fact we have two of them, and they're both great (just blink when Trumpy makes his appearance). Why would you watch this when you can watch the original on the very same streaming service? Once again a child is left behind as a family head off on a Christmas holiday, this time to Japan. At first it's all good fun as the young Max Mercer (Alfie Yates) enjoys a life without rules, boundaries