Category Archives: F

The Astronauts (Nickelodeon) Rated NR

A group of kids are accidentally launched into space, and now, they must find a way to get back home. Starring Miya Cech, Bryce Gheisar, and Ben Daon. I thought this show was a fun family show. We have a group of … Continue reading

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Becoming Santa (2015) Rated TV-PG

A woman brings her boyfriend home for Christmas to meet her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Starring Laura Bell Bundy, Jesse Hutch, and Tony Cavalero. I thought this would be a fun Christmas film to watch. I mean, we get Meredith … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Maggie Cole (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Maggie Cole accidently broadcasts the town’s secrets on a radio show for all to hear. Starring Mark Heap, Dawn French, and Emily Reid. I have to say, this is one of those shows that you have to love. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) Rated NR

The Hobbs family takes a vacation to the beach. Based on the book by Edward Streeter. Starring James Stewart, Maureen O’Hara, and Fabian. I loved this film; I thought they did a wonderful job at giving us a glimpse of … Continue reading

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A Baby for Christmas (2015) Rated NR

It’s Christmastime with the Chandlers. Everyone has their problems and stresses during the holidays, but a group of children from the orphanage help them realize there is more to Christmas. Starring Maria Artis, Nadej K. Bailey, and Nicole Beyser. This is the next … Continue reading

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Santa Switch (2013) Rated NR

Dan is struggling as he loses his job right before Christmas. His wife files for divorce, and while he doesn’t get a job as a mall Santa, the real Santa notices and auditions for the job. Starring Ethan Erickson, Anne Dudek, … Continue reading

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The Mistle-Tones (2012) Rated TV-PG

A talented singer forms a group to compete with her rivals on Christmas Eve. Starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Jonathan Patrick Moore, and Andy Gala. This is a cute film. It’s one of those films that is great to put on when you … Continue reading

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Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010) Rated PG

The Bannister family, including their dog Zeus, goes to a Rocky Mountain resort for the holidays. Starring Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, and Paris Hilton. I’ve seen a couple of these The Dog Who Saved series of films, and I really wasn’t impressed … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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