What an absolutely bizarre, melancholy, and sometimes funny little movie. I seem to remember that Last Christmas was largely panned when it came out in 2019, and not without good reasons. (There were also issues with spoilers in the trailer, I think.) When I described the plot to my husband, he was shocked I liked … Continue reading Review: Should You Give LAST CHRISTMAS (2019) Your Heart?
Select a title from the list below or scroll down to read them all. Mistletoe Mixup The Holiday CalendarSnowbound for ChristmasNo Sleep 'Til ChristmasA California Christmas: City LightsChristmas is CanceledWhile You Were Sleeping Mistletoe Mixup Is that Jesus riding the chair lift on the right? Not even he can save this movie. Oy vey. OY … Continue reading A Bounty of YuleTube Reviews: MISTLETOE MIXUP, THE HOLIDAY CALENDAR, SNOWBOUND FOR CHRISTMAS, NO SLEEP ‘TIL CHRISTMAS, A CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS: CITY LIGHTS, CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED, and WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING
I'm embarrassed by how long it took me to pick up on the glaringly obvious play on words in Single All the Way. In my defense, it's really not the best title for a schmaltzy movie about a home-for-the-holidays man searching high and low for true love that turns out to have been sitting beside … Continue reading Review: SINGLE ALL THE WAY Might Just Make Your Spirit (or Your Cold Dead Heart) Feel Brighter
If you’re a white American rom-com heroine of a Certain Age ™ whose life has gone all topsy turvy, chances are good that you’ll end up in Scotland with a down-on-his-luck-Duke, his scrappy dog, and his sagging castle (not a euphemism). I mean, Scotland must test off-the-charts with viewers over forty because I feel like … Continue reading Review: There Are Worse Places For Your Eyeballs Than A CASTLE FOR CHRISTMAS
The Christmas Setup is a sweet movie that sometimes moves more slowly than a line of cars in a 1980s mall parking lot at Christmas-time. Personally, I have a deep wish that they had kept the same storyline of Fran Drescher as a widowed mother determined to set up her home-for-the-holidays, somewhat uptight, big-city lawyer … Continue reading Review: Set Yourself a YuleTubing Date With THE CHRISTMAS SETUP