From That Guy Named David:
Will Ferrell could possibly be the funniest person alive. His portrayal of Buddy the Elf had me laughing throughout this movie. While, generally, I’m not a fan of the Christmas movie genre (with the exception of Christmas Vacation, which is a staple at my home during the holidays), Ferrell’s performance made this otherwise cheesy movie enjoyable. I still can’t stand James Caan, and this movie did nothing to change my opinion of him; however, Ferrell’s performance was the spotlight and definitely the highlight of this movie. This is a good movie to see if you have a couple of free hours on a Saturday or Sunday during the holidays.