15 Thoughts You Definitely Had Watching "A Christmas Prince," Which You Definitely Watched

15 Thoughts You Definitely Had Watching "A Christmas Prince," Which You Definitely Watched

You'd be lying if you said these thoughts never crossed your mind.

Over the holiday break, I was lucky enough to stumble upon Netflix’s recent film " A Christmas Prince," and it was probably the best decision I have ever made. It’s a hilariously cliché rom-com about an aspiring journalist who fakes her identity in order to cover a story about a mysterious European prince. It may be one of the most predictable movies of all time, but "A Christmas Prince" is almost so bad that it’s good.

Here are 15 thoughts you probably had when watching the movie:

1. I began to question Amber’s job when the featured celebrities on the blown-up magazine covers were “Pop Singer” and “Iconic Sisters.”

2. If Amber is only a junior editor who has never written an article, why is she getting sent on a paid vacation to a foreign country?

And apparently, every other writer was busy...too busy for a European trip to cover a press conference at a royal court?

3. Why can Amber casually waltz in the palace without any security guards or identity checks?

4. That picture will definitely be helpful for your article, Amber.

5. I also enjoyed this subtle filming.

6. The abdication storyline for this movie seriously makes no sense.

Why can’t the queen keep the royal title, and what’s all the rush to finish the coronation by Christmas Eve?

7. What’s with the lunchbox-looking neon toothpicks for an appetizer at a royal court?

8. These notes will be super helpful for your article, Amber!!!

9. This bracelet seriously looks like you could buy it at Kohl's for $10.

If I was at the royal court, I would expect diamonds (just saying!)…

10. Richard’s adoption certificate looks like a bad photoshop on Microsoft Word.

Why did Amber leave these documents so casually in her bag?

11. If I see these Converse one more time…

12. Why would the king leave a law formally adjusting the line of succession for the royal court in an acorn ornament to find with a riddle?

Shouldn’t he have just left it with his wife or another official?

13. Amber’s blog is literally called “Amber’s Blog.”

14. Richard and Amber get engaged after knowing each other for A WEEK while she lied about her identity the entire time???

15. Sooo, "A Christmas Prince" is basically a compilation of stolen ideas from movies ranging from "Beauty and the Beast" to "The Princess Diaries"?

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If you’re ever looking for something new to watch on Netflix, watch "A Christmas Prince!" I promise you will not regret it.

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17 'Winnie The Pooh' Quotes To Remember When You're About To Have A Final Exam Panic Attack

"People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day."


Stressed AF about finals?

Let Pooh take the wheel:

1. "You're braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think." 

2. "Think it over, think it under." 

3. "Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day." 

4. "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day." 

5. "It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"

6.  "Think, think, think." 

7. "The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually." 

8. "Could be worse. Not sure how, but it could be." 

9. "To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks." 

10. "Home is the comfiest place to be." 

11. "So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing introductions, and get on with the book." 

12. "I must go forward to where I have never been instead of backwards where I have." 

13. "One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries." 

14. "Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved." 

15. "It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine." 

16. "Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known."

17. My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places."

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5 Songs to Add to Your Playlist This Month

Spring into finals week (and the summer) by "cleaning up" your playlist


Here are some fun, fresh new tracks to check out as you finish out the rest of the school year and help you get out of your "music comfort zone!"

“Patience” by Tame Impala 

Genre: Electronic/Alternative

Tame Impala FINALLY released new music (!!), and this track is absolutely stunning. With frontrunner Kevin Parker staying on brand with the band's psychedelic, seemingly ethereal style, it sounds like a combination of 70s soft rock and waves of modern-day electronica, with Parker's voice drifting in and out in a kind of otherworldly, mellowed-out manner.

“Harmony Hall” by Vampire Weekend 

Genre: Alternative/Indie Pop

Vampire Weekend is also releasing an album, entitled "Father of the Bride", on May 3rd. From the looks of it, this track relates to the theme of marriage/weddings present in the album's title, and it is a fun, upbeat song that I have been listening to a lot in the morning as I'm getting ready for class! Ezra Koenig's voice is so unique and can cover a broad range, and I highly recommend listening to some of the band's other work as well ("Step" from their 2013 release "Modern Vampires of the City" is one of my all-time favorite songs!).

“Ready to Let Go” by Cage the Elephant 

Genre: Alternative/Alternative Rock

So many great artists are (finally) releasing new albums this year, and Cage the Elephant falls into this category. This track is an absolute banger and doesn't stray much from the band's style in that it includes a lot of loud guitar and dynamic vocals. Like Vampire Weekend, Cage the Elephant has been around since the early 2000s, and I highly recommend checking out some of their earlier work as well (big fan of their most recent album, actually!)

“Apple Orchard” by Beach House 

Genre: Indie/Electronic

Beach House is one of my favorite bands of all time, as I find a kind of an ethereal, beautiful sadness in the dreamy style of instrumentalist Alex Scally and lucid vocals of singer Victoria Legrand. This track is from their 2006 self-titled debut and is probably one of my favorite songs they've ever released. The lyrics are poetic and perfect for the post-finals enjoyment of spring weather, in that they preach relaxation and restfulness, and the song's electronic rhythms echo the essence of spring as well. If you like this song, then I highly recommend checking out the band's other albums as well (Depression Cherry is one of my favorite albums of all time).

“April Come She Will” by Simon & Garfunkel 

Genre: 60s Pop

No spring playlist is complete without a little Simon & Garfunkel! This song is a classic, its timeless, poetic lyrics capturing the epitome of the coming of spring and all its glory. In fact, I consider the entire album (entitled Sound of Silence) to be perfect for the pleasantness and feelings of renewal/natural revitalization associated with the coming months, so be sure to give it a listen if you haven't heard it before!

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