If you like your Christmas movies romantic, mysterious, and intense, my selection for Day 20 of my Christmas Movie Review is The Spirit of Christmas aka Hollygrove – 2015, Lifetime.
Kate, a woman who initially scoffs at the possibility of ghosts, finds herself helping Daniel (a ghost) discover the reason he becomes a real person for twelve days before Christmas every year since he died 95 years earlier at the Hollygrove Inn. 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
Hitched for the Holidays, 2012, Hallmark, is a surprisingly refreshing movie. This is the selection for Day 6 of my Christmas Movie Review.
Two people, pressured by their parents to “have” someone by New Year’s Eve, find themselves backed into proverbial corners. Continue reading
As a screenwriter, I find myself analyzing movies on two levels. For the Day 5 selection in my Countdown to Christmas Movie Review – Christmas in Boston (ABC TV Movie – 2005), my screenwriter side kicked into auto-pilot and overrode my want-to-be-entertained-holiday-viewer side even sooner than usual.
I love the concept; a couple of pen pals who’ve been intimately close on paper except for one gentle lie: They’ve both hidden behind their best friends’ photos, but will they come clean when they have to meet when their work lives intersect right before Christmas – in Boston, of course? Continue reading
I got a little sidetracked, but didn’t forget about Day 2 in my Christmas Movie Countdown. Here we go.
Okay… this is still on the sappy happy meter, but I love A Bride For Christmas, 2012 TV Movie – romantic comedy. In fact, I’ve watched it twice so far. Continue reading