Category Archives: Lifetime

Witches of East End (Lifetime) Rated TV-14

The adventures of a mother and her three daughters, who are unaware that they come from a family of witches. Based on the books by Melissa de la Cruz. Starring Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, and Jenna Dewan Tatum. This was a fun … 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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My Christmas Grandpa (2017) Rated TV-PG

 An elderly owner of a shop gets invited to Christmas dinner by a little girl. Starring Vivica A. Fox, Bill Cobbs, Ricco Ross, Ariel Trent. I loved these Lifetime movie Christmas shorts this year. They take a little story and remind us … Continue reading

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Wish Upon a Christmas (2015) Rated PG-13

A corporate actuary heads back to her home town to shut down a factory run by an ex-boyfriend. Starring Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore, Linda Darlow, Alan Thicke. This film hits all the right notes for a holiday TV movie. There is the widower … Continue reading

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Wrapped up in Christmas (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who works as a mall manager makes cuts on some struggling mall leases and falls for the temp mall Santa. Starring  Tatyana Ali, Brendan Fehr, Kim Fields, Dan Lauria, Jackée Harry, Jasmine Guy. I really enjoyed this made for TV Christmas movie and … Continue reading

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Mary Kills People (Lifetime) Rated TV-MA

 A single mother is an ER doctor by day and an angel of death by night, helping terminally ill patients end their lives. Starring Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie … Continue reading

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The Real St. Nick (2012) Rated NR

A psychiatrist is saved from an accident by a man who has hit his head and believes he is Santa Claus. Starring Torrey DeVitto, Callard Harris, Roma Maffia. This is one strange holiday film, with nothing to commend it.   The … Continue reading

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Love at the Christmas Table (2012) Rated TV-PG

A man discovers that the woman of his dreams is his childhood best friend. Starring Danica McKellar, Dustin Milligan, Lea Thompson. I enjoyed this Christmas film, although it has very little substance or sense about it. Basically, these two grew … Continue reading

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Holly’s Holiday (2012) Rated TV-14

When an ad exec dreams of her perfect job, perfect life, and the perfect guy, she wakes up to find that her perfect man is a mannequin who has come to life.  Now, she must decide if “perfect” is perfect for … Continue reading

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His and Her Christmas (2005) Rated TV-PG

Two columnists from rival newspapers are pitted against each other when one tries to sell the other out. Starring  Dina Meyer, David Sutcliffe, April Telek. I find Sutcliffe enjoyable to watch, and pairing him with  Meyer made for good chemistry.  Still, … Continue reading

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