Tag Archives: Christmas

A Madea Christmas (2013) Rated PG-13

Madea travels to a rural town to help a friend pay her daughter a visit. Starring Tyler Perry, Anna Maria Horsford, and Tika Sumpter. I’m not a huge Madea fan, but I do enjoy Tyler Perry. This film takes Madea … Continue reading

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Angel in the Family (2004) Rated NR

 A widowed father and his two daughters get a Christmas surprise when their mother returns for Christmas. Starring Meredith Baxter, Ronny Cox, Natasha Gregson Wagner. A family is rife with turmoil when the two daughters come home to attend to their … 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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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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Perry Como’s Christmas in Austria (1976) Rated NR

Perry Como’s Christmas special in Austria. The music is from Austria, and we get to see the beautiful countryside. Starring Perry Como, Senta Berger, Sid Caesar. This is another beautiful Christmas special. As Perry tours the countryside showing us the beauty … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (2016) Rated NR

 On Christmas Eve, Elmo’s dad tells him the story of how leaving cookies for Santa came about. Starring Alan Muraoka, Suki Lopez, Caroll Spinney, Jim Gaffigan, Audra McDonald. If your kids love Sesame Street, this Christmas special is a cute one to watch. … 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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Christmas Miracle (2012) Rated NR

During a road closure a group of strangers take refuge in a church. Starring Allison Hossack, Aaron Pearl, Dan Payne. This was a thoroughly disappointing film. Mundane and hardly miraculous, it takes a familiar context (people stranded in a snowstorm) and treats it … Continue reading

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Christmas TV History: Christmas In July

This is the second year in which I participated in Joanna Wilson’s Christmas In July questionnaire from her blog, Christmas TV History. Wilson offers this questionnaire every year; anyone can participate. This year she focused on Santa Claus and our … Continue reading

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