The Best ‘Happiest Season’ Relationship Is Between Its Queer Friends

The Best ‘Happiest Season’ Relationship Is Between Its Queer Friends
Spoiler Alert: This piece contains spoilers for the entirety of Hulu’s “Happiest Season.” Proceed with caution, etc.

Even if you only watched the opening credits of “Happiest Season,” you’d understand how hard the movie works to establish itself as a Christmas movie that both defies tradition and snuggles right up to it. To the tune of the holliest, jolliest song available, illustrations of Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis) meeting, dating and falling in love unfold across the screen like pages of a picture book. They laugh over wine; they buy each other presents; they move in together; they settle down and into a cozy domesticity right in time for the holidays to mess it all up. It’s the kind of love story that rom-coms have shown countless times before, except this time, director Clea Duvall centers a lesbian couple that will get tested in a
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