Gotta get that International Job, right? Just open that Streetsville store and it’s all yours! “International Job!” “Streetsville!” “Melody!” Christmas! Wait, it’s Thanksgiving? I’m sure this movie is going be about Christmas at some point… Although at the start, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet!
Oh, it’s a Thanksgiving movie? It’s a Thanksgiving movie. Oh. No wait, it’s both? Read the rest of this entry
So… Yeah, Merry Matrimony is not a Christmas movie. Not really. This movie could take place during any holiday and it’d still be a RomCom without the Com. it could just as easily be called Labor Day Love and you’d barely have to change anything.
It’s Charming Christmas, new for 2015! Three women! One dress! One story you’ll barely be able to remember five minutes after you’ve finished watching it! Read the rest of this entry
I’m sure you’ve seen A Christmas Carol before, but Patrick Stewart as Scrooge is not to be missed. Read the rest of this entry
Welcome to Christmas Incorporated, home of the worst second act on earth. Read the rest of this entry
Love at the Christmas Table is something of a rarity in made for TV Christmas movies as it’s a love story first and foremost and simply set against the backdrop of Christmas. This movie is about Christmas in the same way Master and Commander is about the ocean. Read the rest of this entry
A movie becomes a classic for a reason; it’s no accident that movie studios keep remaking Miracle on 34th Street and A Christmas Carol. These are stories that are insightful, engaging and just as relevant now as they were when they were new. So we get it; telling the same story over and over is a ritual. This is understandable, but then there’s the folks who like to take that which is old, change the wrapper and pass it off as something new. Well, they’re not fooling us! Here’s a quick guide to spot how every made for TV Christmas movie is a rip off of either Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol, It’s a Wonderful Life, Peggy Sue Got Married, or, in the case the last two, often both. Read the rest of this entry
A Gift Wrapped Christmas is the first 2015 installment from Lifetime’s never-ending made for TV Christmas movie factory (only rivaled by Hallmark). As per usual, this movie has nothing new to offer but is at least passable entertainment. Read the rest of this entry