Brain Becomes Cedar Rapids’ Own ‘Buddy the Elf’ [WATCH]
"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!"
The big day is almost here! With Christmas Eve just one week away, Brain and I thought it would be the perfect time to reveal the little project that we've been working on.
In our opinion, Elf is one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time. The 2003 classic starring Will Ferrell is beloved by both our households, and it's a film that we quote all year long. I watched the movie for the first time this season when I was back in home in Michigan for Thanksgiving. We decided to put it on while we were decorating the Christmas tree, which is when I had a brilliant idea. You know who reminds me a bit of Buddy the Elf? Brain! That's when I knew we had to do our own version of the movie.
We have to thank our friends over at Balloons, Etc. here in Cedar Rapids. Because of them, we were able to get our hands on an XL Elf costume for Brain. We also need to thank Danielle for her camera work/editing, Bob James for his cameo, and the Lindale Mall and its employees for allowing us to come film. I directed and organized the video, but Brain is the one who deserves all the credit. He's the big star!
We hope you enjoy this video as much as we enjoyed filming it :)