Title image for WITH LOVE. On the steps of a house, leading up to a front porch with twinkle lights wrapped around the large porch pillars, Jorge and Henry are kneeling on the lowest step. Behind them and to the viewers left stand Sol and Miles. To the viewer's right is Nick. Above him are Jorge, Sr. and Beatriz and next to them are Lily and Santiago. The words over them read: TO JOY. TO FAMILIA. TO LIFE. with love.

Review: WITH LOVE is the Perfect Binge-Watch Antidote to Your Holiday Binging

Maybe you're reading this after gorging yourself on batch after batch of fluffy, sugary sweet Christmas rom-coms, each one piled high with tasty tropes. Delicious as they are, you're likely needing something that, while still delectably romantic, has a bit more complexity and heft to ease you out of the holidaze. Or perhaps you're just … Continue reading Review: WITH LOVE is the Perfect Binge-Watch Antidote to Your Holiday Binging

More YuleTubing With “A California Christmas” & “Home For Christmas 2”

A California Christmas My friend called this A Cowboy Christmas, which is so much better than A California Christmas that I'm submitting a petition immediately to have the name changed.  I have a theory that, depending on their release date, some rom-coms get branded as Christmasy even when they're not. I'm pretty sure A California … Continue reading More YuleTubing With “A California Christmas” & “Home For Christmas 2”

Bright & Shiny Things To Watch (And a Few To Avoid) On The Solstice! Or Whenever Else You Want, Obviously!

Last year I wasn't sure I would review any Christmas movies. (I was going to write Holiday movies there, but there is no point pretending these movies are anything but full-on YuleTubing.) Oh, how the times have changed. This year I have watched and written about so many Christmas movies and shows that I'm concerned … Continue reading Bright & Shiny Things To Watch (And a Few To Avoid) On The Solstice! Or Whenever Else You Want, Obviously!

YuleTubing All the Way With “Happiest Season” and “Over Christmas”

Jump to "Over Christmas Review" "Happiest Season" At this point we're all pretty clear on the basic framework for a Romantic Comedy Christmas movie, right? There's someone who doesn't like Christmas, someone who loves it beyond all measure, and a problem—usually related to family somehow—that needs to be resolved so that people can become better, … Continue reading YuleTubing All the Way With “Happiest Season” and “Over Christmas”

“Dash & Lily” Should Be At The Top of Your YuleTubing List

The tradition of Christmas-themed limited series that are meant to be binge-watched before the tinsel loses its sheen is a relatively new (and very welcome addition) to the holiday entertainment landscape. You see, from my secular, northern-hemisphere-centric perspective, so much of the December holidays are about creating light and warmth in the darkest, coldest time … Continue reading “Dash & Lily” Should Be At The Top of Your YuleTubing List