Tag Archives: magic

Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2009) Rated PG

Santa has decided it is time to transfer the family business to his daughter, Mary. Mary, however, feels torn between her job in New York City, her relationship with her boyfriend, and taking over the family business. Starring Jenny McCarthy, Mig … 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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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) Rated PG

Larry spans the world with past favorites and new characters from the museum in order to save the magic. Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, and Owen Wilson. I’ve enjoyed the Night at the Museum series, and this is the last … Continue reading

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Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015) Rated TV-G

Mackenzie inherits her Aunt’s inn and decides to sell it. However, fixing it up proves to be challenging until the Christmas magic takes over. Starring Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison, and Dermot Mulroney. This film is the usual Hallmark Christmas film … Continue reading

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Masters of Illusion (CW) Rated NR

The world’s top magicians perform in front of a live studio audience. Starring Murray SawChuck, Michael Grandinetti, and Jonathan Pendragon. This is definitely not the best show on TV. The acts are old, and the performances are old. There is … Continue reading

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Frosty the Snowman (1969) Rated TV-G

A snowman comes to life after a magic hat was placed on his head. He now must find a way to get to the North Pole. Starring Jimmy Durante, Billy De Wolfe, and Jackie Vernon. This is a Christmas classic. … Continue reading

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Aladdin (2019) Rated PG

A street urchin and a vizier both vie for a magic lamp that makes all your dreams come true. Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. I wasn’t impressed by Disney’s live-action remake. The songs are not memorable; they … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday (1976) Rated G

A mother and daughter both wish to walk in each other’s shoes and find that they’ve switched bodies for a day. Starring Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, and John Astin. I’ve never seen this movie before. I’ve just watched it for the … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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The Birthday Wish (2017) Rated TV-G

 A woman who wants her boyfriend to propose wishes to know her future on her birthday. Starring Jessy Schram, Luke Macfarlane, Marcus Rosner. This is a delightful Hallmark romance. It has just the right amount of magic to keep the story … Continue reading

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