Christmas Movie Reviews

Christmas with the Kranks – 2004

Christmas with the Kranks is based after the 2011 novel by John Grisham called ” Skipping Christmas” and stars Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis. I went into Christmas with the Kranks unsure of what to expect. I was familiar...
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The Night Before Christmas-Tom and Jerry-1941

  I wasn’t sure what to think the first time i watched Tom and Jerry’s version of ” The Night before Christmas” . I couldn’t image a  9 minute animated special with our favorite cat and mouse team being a...
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Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

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It may just be the 80’s kid in me but watching “ Bugs Bunny Looney Christmas Tales” really takes me back to being a kid at Christmas. This holiday special was a staple on CBS during the month of December...
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It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Christmas Movie Review

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It’s a Wonderful Life is a beloved Christmas movie that explores the worth of a single man’s life. There are moments of joy and moments of sadness that occur though out the film but Frank Capra works his magic to...
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Movie Review: A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas

Destined to become a family Christmas classic to be played year in and year out with kids and kin.   Yikes, strike that.  One thing for sure, this is NOT a family Christmas movie, unless your folks and kids reside...
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Christmas Movie Review: All She Wants for Christmas

The Story: The Christmas spirit Noelle’s town is built on is threatened when the owner of its primary business, a Christmas-ornament company, decides to shut its doors. As the company’s efficiency evaluator, Noelle gets a double whammy: Not only is...
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Christmas Movie / DVD Review: Thomas Kinkade presents Christmas Lodge

  Quotable: “We were wondering if you had any rooms available?” The Story: During a weekend trip to the mountains, Mary (Erin Karpluk) finds herself at the now-dilapidated lodge where she spent the holidays with her family growing up. She...
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Christmas Movie Review: One Magic Christmas

Quotable: “My brother’s never going to believe this. ” The Story: Award-winning actress Mary Steenburgen (TV’s JOAN OF ARCADIA, HOPE SPRINGS) gives a solid performance as Ginny Grainger, a young mother who rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks...
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Christmas Movie Review: A Season for Miracles

Quotable: “Overruled! This isn’t a trial but I, like saying that.” The Story: Emilie Thompson  is forced to take charge of her nephew J.T.  and niece Alanna  when their drug-addicted mother  overdoses and the kids are threatened with foster care. Emilie...
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Christmas Movie Review: The Christmas Card

The Story: US Army sergeant Cody Cullen’s horror tour in Afghanistan ends when his fellow soldier Jonesy is killed in an attack while they are delivering medical supplies in Nurestan. Cody is put on leave and goes to return private...
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