Category Archives: Canadian Films

Step Dogs (2013) Rated NR

A Hollywood pooch moves to the north to live with a country mutt. Starring Joris Jarsky, Ryan Belleville, and Dylan Schmid. This is the story of a blended family. The Hollywood pooch’s owner marries and moves north where there is a … Continue reading

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Christmas Lodge (2011) Rated G

Mary has fond memories of the Christmas Lodge, but when she comes back for a weekend visit, she discovers the lodge in disarray. She fights to bring it back to its original glory. Starring Erin Karpluk, Michael Shanks, and Rukiya … Continue reading

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Fir Crazy (2013) Rated TV-G

A woman who hates Christmas must help at her dad’s tree lot for one holiday season. Starring Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson, and Colin Mochrie. Again, this is another typical Hallmark Christmas movie. I actually enjoy watching these every year, but they … Continue reading

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Christmas With Tucker (2013) Rated NR

After the death of his father, a boy befriends a dog. Based on the book by Greg Kincaid. Starring James Brolin, Gage Munroe, and Barbara Gordon. This film has the basic Christmas storyline. We have a boy who is coming to terms … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013) Rated TV-G

Alice is meeting her future in-laws for Christmas. She heads out early and runs into who she thinks is her fiancé’s brother but discovers that she’s mixed up the families. Starring Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe, and Lawrence Dane. This is one … Continue reading

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Secret of Giving (1999) Rated PG

A single mother struggles to raise her son and keep her ranch during the Christmas season. Based on the book Christmas in Calico by Jack Curtis. Starring  Reba McEntire, Thomas Ian Griffith, and Ronny Cox. This made for TV movie is … Continue reading

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Cedar Cove (Hallmark) Rated NR

Based on the book series by Debbie Macomber, Cedar Cove follows the life of Judge Olivia Lockhart in the town of Cedar Cove. Starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, and Sarah Smyth. This is a wonderful series that highlights the ups and downs … Continue reading

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The Wedding Chapel (2013) Rated NR

While home visiting her mom, Sarah finds herself entangled in rescuing a church that’s in danger of closing. Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shelley Long, and Mark Deklin. I wish I could enjoy this film more than I did. The Wedding Chapel is … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger (WGN) Rated TV-MA

A young journalist working on her first murder case becomes embroiled in the case. Starring  Elyse Levesque, Lucas Bryant, Lyriq Bent. This is a gritty crime drama that sucks you right into the story. At the lead is a young … Continue reading

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The Christmas Trap (2017) Rated NR

A soon-to-be-divorced couple on the way to their lawyer’s office gets stuck in an elevator. Starring Lucia Walters, Colin Lawrence, Alistair Abell. This short is another taste of holiday magic. (Spoiler alert) While a married couple is stuck in an elevator, … Continue reading

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