Picture from Blizzard
Overall A

Ten-year-old Jess Cameron (Jennifer Pisana) is heartbroken when her best friend Bobby moves away. Hoping to help her through the grieving process, her parents arrange for a visit with her eccentric Aunt Millie (Brenda Blethyn), who uses the power of storytelling to work a magic cure for her niece.

Violence A-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: G

Talk to your kids about…


What are some ways Jess and her friend Bobby could have kept in touch after he moved? Do you think Bobby might have been having a hard time adjusting to his new neighborhood? How could you befriend a new person in your community?

Are rules important? How did Santa feel about Blizzard’s excuse for breaking the rules? What did Blizzard learn about keeping rules?

Why was the city champion’s father so concerned about her winning the club competition? How did the film contrast Katie and Erin’s fathers? Are only ?rich? fathers obsessed with their children’s success?