Spotlight Movies · 27. September 2021
“A Bride For Christmas” was released in 2012. It stars Arielle Kebbel, Andrew W. Walker, Kimberley Sustad, Eric Keenlyside, and Peter Benson. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This is a romantic comedy about Jessie and Aiden. Jessie is an interior designer who has walked away from three engagements and has sworn off men. Aiden is in finance and is afraid of getting too attached to anyone since his parents took his dog away when he was a...
Spotlight Movies · 09. August 2021
“Crown For Christmas” was released in 2015. It stars Danica McKellar and Rupert Penry-Jones. This movie is about Allie. She, her sister, and her brother are alone without parents. Allie and her sister lose their jobs as hotel maids. Allie is offered a job as a governess in Europe. She accepts it with the encouragement of her siblings. There she meets her charge, Theodora, and her father, King Maximillian aka Max. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains...
20. July 2021
“The Mistletoe Promise” was released in 2016. It stars Jaime King, Luke MacFarlane, and Lochlyn Munro. This movie is about two strangers, Elise and Nick, who don't enjoy Christmas. They meet and to avoid being lonely during the holidays make a pact to deal with holiday events together. But as they get to know each other they are able to begin enjoying Christmas. They soon realize that their contract may lead them down a road that neither expected resulting in questionable feelings. To read...
Spotlight Movies · 07. June 2021
“Love Actually” was released in 2003. It stars Colin Firth, Martin Freeman, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightly, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, and Emma Thompson To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This movie follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. Rather than just giving you a rundown of what happens in the...
Spotlight Movies · 17. May 2021
“A Grandpa For Christmas” was released in 2007. It stars Ernest Borgnine, Katherine Helmond, Juliette Goglia, Richard Libertini, Tracy Nelson, and Jamie Farr. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This movie is about Bert O'Riley, a retired song and dance man. He’s had no contact with his daughter, Marie, since she was little due to Marie’s mother. Marie thinks Bert abandoned them when really the mother took off and kept Marie from Bert....
Spotlight Movies · 03. May 2021
“Miracle on 34th Street” was released in 1947. It stars Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, and Natalie Wood. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This movie is about a man who claims to be Santa Claus. Doris Walker, a Macy’s employee who urgently needs a new Santa employs him not knowing he believes he is the real Santa. Doris doesn’t believe in Santa and has taught her young daughter, Susan, not to believe in anything fantasy....
Spotlight Movies · 26. April 2021
“Our First Christmas” was released in 2008. It stars Dixie Carter, Julie Warner, John Ratzenberger, and Steven Eckholdt. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This movie is about widower Tom Baer, a school counselor, and his new wife, widow Cindy Noll. Tom has a son and a daughter and Cindy has a daughter. This is about the family trying to blend their two families’ traditions and Cindy’s former mother-in-law trying to find her place in the...
Spotlight Movies · 12. April 2021
“The Christmas Bunny” was released in 2010. It stars Florence Henderson, Sophie Bolen, Madeline Vail, and Colby French. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This movie is about Julia. A foster child who no longer speaks. Her most treasured possession is her video of The Velveteen Rabbit. She watches it all the time. It’s also about a family in Michigan, the Coopers; mom Patti, dad Scott, and son Billy. Patti always wanted more children but it...
Spotlight Movies · 29. March 2021
“Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus” was released in 1991. It stars Richard Thomas, Ed Asner, and Charles Bronson. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. Inspired by the famous 1897 editorial that has become a holiday staple, Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus tells the story of young Virginia O'Hanlan. Why do I think this movie is special? It manages to give us a glimpse of another time while staying family friendly in the same way Little...
Spotlight Movies · 15. March 2021
“A Christmas Wish” was released in 2011. It stars Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann, K.C. Clyde, and Tess Harper. To read my review click here. I want to warn you this blog entry contains spoilers. This movie focuses on a family in need and the community that rallies around them. The mother, Martha, was abandoned by her husband who also took all their money leaving her homeless and broke with her stepson and two daughters. She leaves hoping to find a new town and a job. She stops at a diner...

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