Category Archives: Family

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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Santa Hunters (2014) Rated TV-G

Four children try to claim that Santa is real. Starring Benjamin Flores Jr., Breanna Yde, and Mace Coronel. This film has a cute premise, but it lacks direction and has a hard time figuring out what type of movie it is. It … Continue reading

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One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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Magic Stocking (2015) Rated NR

A young widow’s daughter gets an old Christmas stocking at a craft sale. The girl believes it’s magical, but her mother does not. Starring Bridget Regan, Victor Webster, and Iris Quinn. This is one of those untraditional Hallmark Christmas films. … Continue reading

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Little Women (1933) Rated NR

A chronicle of the lives of 5 sisters growing up in nineteenth-century America. Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, and Paul Lukas. I know I’ve said this before, I’ve never been a fan … Continue reading

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Wish You Well (2013) Rated NR

Two children come of age during the 1940s at their grandmother’s home. Based on the book by David Baldacci. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Mackenzie Foy, and Josh Lucas. This film is a slow-moving story and a simple tale. You just get … Continue reading

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Debbie Macomber’s Dashing Through the Snow (2015) Rated NR

Two people become stranded at an airport during the holiday season and decide to rent a car together to get out of town. Along the way, they experience adventures while falling in love. Based on Debbie Macomber’s book of the … Continue reading

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Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012) Rated G

When Christmas spirit begins to disappear, the santa pups work to try and save Christmas. Starring Cheryl Ladd, Danny Woodburn, and Kaitlyn Maher. This is one of those Christmas films made for children. It uses computer animation on the dogs’ … Continue reading

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Christmas in Palm Springs (2014) Rated NR

A couple of kids try to get their divorced parents back together with a Christmas in Palm Springs. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Dina Meyer, and Ian Ziering. This film lacks one crucial element for an uplifting holiday film, and that’s the … Continue reading

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Christmas for a Dollar (2013) Rated PG

During the depression, a family struggles to celebrate Christmas until their father brings home a dollar for each to spend on presents. Starring Brian Krause, Nancy Stafford, and Danielle C. Ryan. This film is brilliantly made. The writing is not … Continue reading

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