‘Fitzgerald Family Christmas’ could use a bit more luck of the Irish

Connie Britton and Ed Burns in 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas'
Connie Britton and Ed Burns in ‘The Fitzgerald Family Christmas’

[rating=2]Starring: Kerry Bishé, Edward Burns, Heather Burns, Marsha Dietlein, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Anita Gillette, Tom Guiry, Ed Lauter, Michael McGlone, Connie Britton
Director(s): Edward Burns
Writer(s): Edward Burns

The big Irish family at the center of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas have a double whammy come year’s end: celebrating the birth of their mother in addition to the birth of Christ. But as Gerry, the well-meaning prodigal son played by writer-director-star Edward Burns, tries to gather everyone together, Burns has almost as much trouble cobbling a believable movie in this by-the-numbers production from his patented assembly line.

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