Category Archives: Short

Bringing Joshua Home (2013) Rated NR

 In December 2012, Vladimir Putin signed a bill banning all American adoptions of Russian children. This is the story of one family adopting a Russian child prior to the bill in Russia. Starring Arthur Rasco, Hanna Rasco This is one of the … Continue reading

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The Christmas Snowman (2017) Rated NR

 A woman who helps the neighborhood kids build a snowman dreams of the perfect guy. Starring Erin Boyes, Anthony Konechny, Islie Hirvonen. This short Christmas romance, while kind of cute, is probably the worst I’ve seen this year. It was hard … 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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The City of Little Men (1938) Rated NR

The story of Boys Town, founded by Father Flanagan, where wayward and homeless boys can live. Starring Edward Flanagan, Johnny Walsh, Frank Whitbeck This short tells the story of Boys Town, which Father Flanagan started in 1917; it still runs today. The … 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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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974) Rated TV-G

When a town learns that Santa isn’t coming to visit them this year because of an insulting letter, they band together to make it right. Starring Joel Grey, Tammy Grimes, John McGiver, George Gobel. This is the perfect retelling of the classic book ‘Twas … Continue reading

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Standing Post (2014) Rated NR

When a young Casualty Notification Officer tries to locate the last living family member of a fallen soldier, he is mistaken for the son of the soldier’s dying father. Based on the short story Night Watch by Roy Popkin. Starring … Continue reading

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The Tattooed Police Horse (1964) Rated TV-PG

A horse trained to be a trotter is outcast among the trotting community but finds a second home on the Boston police force. Starring Keith Andes, Stan Bergstein, William Hilliard, Sandy Sanders. This Disney short pulls on the heartstrings as … Continue reading

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The High Court (ComedyCentral) Rated TV-14

Judge Doug Benson presides over actual courtroom arguments while high. Starring Doug Benson, Michael Ian Black, Jimmy DellaValle, Tiffany Haddish. Yes, this is an actual show where the judge and bailiff smoke marijuana, then try to preside over real cases. … 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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