Category Archives: Christmas Films

Christmas Miracle (2012) Rated NR

During a road closure a group of strangers take refuge in a church. Starring Allison Hossack, Aaron Pearl, Dan Payne. This was a thoroughly disappointing film. Mundane and hardly miraculous, it takes a familiar context (people stranded in a snowstorm) and treats it … Continue reading

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Christmas TV History: Christmas In July

This is the second year in which I participated in Joanna Wilson’s Christmas In July questionnaire from her blog, Christmas TV History. Wilson offers this questionnaire every year; anyone can participate. This year she focused on Santa Claus and our … Continue reading

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Holiday Affair (1949) Rated NR

A sales clerk romances the young widow who got him fired. Based on the story, Christmas Gift by John D. Weaver. Starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey. If you need to get into the holiday spirit, this is the … Continue reading

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Albert (2016) Rated NR

Albert is a tiny fir tree that dreams of becoming Empire City’s famous Christmas tree. Based on the book, Albert: The Little Tree with Big Dreams by Aaron Eisenberg and Will Eisenberg. Starring Katie Crown, John DiMaggio, Judah Friedlander, Rob … Continue reading

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Legend of the Christmas Flower: The Classic Tale of the Poinsettia (1995) Rated NR

Eight-year old Juanito and his grandfather leave their small mountain village and embark upon the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, Juanito encounters a journey of a different type and discovers the true spirit of Christmas – the gift … Continue reading

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Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014) Rated TV-G

It’s a post-Christmas play date, and the toys must contend with some new dino toys. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal, Kevin McKidd, Don Rickles, Timothy Dalton. Here is a Christmas version of Toy Story that has little to … Continue reading

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Disney’s Prep and Landing (2009) Rated TV-G

Wayne gets a new partner when his earlier partner gets promoted. The change causes Wayne to lose his love for the job, and he must be reminded of the joy his work brings. Starring Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, Mason Vale … Continue reading

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Laura’s Top 12 Christmas Films to Watch 2016

 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated PG An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.    Holiday in Handcuffs (2007) Rated NR A struggling artist working as … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Rated TV-G

A misfit reindeer looks for a place to fit in. Starring Burl Ives, Billie Mae Richards, Paul Soles. Some films really don’t even need reviews; this is one of them.  This holiday classic has stood the test of time, with … Continue reading

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A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004) Rated TV-G

On Christmas Day, Santa brings together two people who will hopefully overcome deception. Starring Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon, Charles Durning. This is one of the better Hallmark films of the Christmas season. It combines the magic of the season with … Continue reading

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