The Santa Clause
The Santa Clause ★★½ 1994 (PG)
If you like Allen, you'll enjoy this lightweight holiday comedy about divorced workaholic dad Scott Calvin and eightyearold son Charlie (Lloyd). Seems Santa injures himself falling off the Calvin roof and dad winds up putting on Santa's suit. But as it turns out when you put on Santa's suit, you become Santa, including a noticeable weight gain, a fluffy beard, and all those reindeer and elves to deal with (but where's Mrs. Claus?). 97m/C VHS, DVD . Tim Allen, Eric Lloyd, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, David Krumholtz, Mary Gross; D: John Pasquin; W: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick; C: Walt Lloyd; M: Michael Convertino. Blockbuster '95: Male Newcomer, T. (Allen).