WOMEN
12/20/2012 12:02 pm ET

"Love, Actually": The Worst Christmas Movie Ever

It’s got an Anglophile’s dream cast, a rousing version of “All I Want for Christmas” and an overstuffed romantic plot that takes place in the loveliest, coziest, most well-to-do version of London you’ve ever seen. Perhaps then it’s no wonder “Love, Actually” has, in the nine years since its release, become something of a holiday classic. At this time of year it regularly crops up on cable and in Netflix queues. Slant calls it “the greatest modern Christmas movie,” and Empire puts it in its top 10 “Best Christmas Movies Ever.” Screw all that.

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