Into everyone's Christmas movie-watching some treacle will seep, and with The Noel Diary you may find yourself knee-deep—which isn't all bad. This movie, which is about the relationship between a famous writer dealing with the aftermath of his estranged mother's death and a woman who is trying to locate her birth mother, starts off okay … Continue reading THE NOEL DIARY (2022): A Romantic Holiday Drama with Potential That Faceplants the Landing
CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022) THE HOLIDAY FIX UP (2021) CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM (2O21) A ROYAL CORGI CHRISTMAS (2022) CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022) Christmas with You is a gentle, heartwarming movie for you to add to your YuleTubing list. It hews closely to the tried, true and comforting Christmas rom-com formula—which is not without its … Continue reading Short YuleTube Reviews: CHRISTMAS WITH YOU (2022), THE HOLIDAY FIX UP (2021), CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM (2021), A ROYAL CORGI CHRISTMAS (2022)
Falling for Christmas has a whisper of a moment where I thought it would be a self-aware farce, but then it quickly descends into much more maudlin territory with rice paper thin characters, lead actors with less chemistry than a soggy newspaper, mostly half-assed performances, and one incredibly creepy Santa. That said, it does follow … Continue reading FALLING FOR CHRISTMAS (2022): Seeing Is Believing
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