It’s the middle of January, and what’s happening with me? I’m already thinking of next Christmas.
The temperature is 5 degrees today with a windchill of -14. The sun is the brightest it’s been this month and the reflection from the new snow is almost daring me to come outside. Sorry, Mr. Sol; I’m content to look. Continue reading
Though I thought twice about reviewing a movie that no doubt has been reviewed too many times to count, I couldn’t help myself. Elf – 2003, New Line Cinema, is my selection for Day 22 of my Christmas Movie Review.
In fact, I resisted watching Elf until last summer (I know, crazy.) when a friend loaned me her DVD. It is one those movies that make you wonder why you held out so long. You may think my review is a foregone conclusion, but I do have a caveat. Continue reading
I love reindeer and finally caught Last Chance For Christmas – 2015, Lifetime, as the Day 19 selection for my Christmas Movie Review.
When poor Prancer goes lame a few days before Christmas, the head of Santa’s Reindeer Department, John Stockton, is tasked with finding a replacement, or Santa won’t be able to deliver presents and Christmas will be ruined. Continue reading
I’m on a magic sleigh ride! For Day 8 of my Christmas Movie Review, the fun continues with Northpole: Open For Christmas, 2015 – Hallmark, which is a sequel to Northpole, 2014 (seen, but not reviewed).
Warning: Again, I will be using the word “magic” repetitively.
Some of the devices are familiar: Snow globes with special powers, quirky elves, a really cool workshop where toys are made, and Santa’s magical sleigh. Oh, and magic snow. Continue reading
The Day 7 selection for my Christmas Movie Review embraces all that makes me fall in love again with the magic of Christmas – The Santa Clause, 1994, because it’s timeless. Thank you, Walt Disney.
The basic premise is that the main character, Tim Allen, finds himself in a position where he cannot refuse becoming Santa when he inadvertently agrees to a magical contract. Continue reading