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 →
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 →