30 Christmas Films: Day 10

Title: The Christmas Calendar (2017)Synopsis: After the death of her grandmother, Emily moves back to the small town she grew up in to take over the bakery named in her honor. When a mysterious Christmas (Advent) calendar arrives, Emily\’s secret admirer becomes a newsworthy topic that is also good for business. A feud with aContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 10”

30 Christmas Films: Day 9

Title: Love Actually (2003) Synopsis: Eight couples navigate some interesting relationships in the days leading up to Christmas. There\’s a prime minister, a writer, an old rocker and more trying to survive the holidays with the ones they love… Why You Should Watch: It\’s dorky, it\’s heartwarming, it\’s sad…There\’s a funeral, a wedding, and nativityContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 9”

30 Christmas Films: Day 8

Title: While You Were Sleeping (1995) Synopsis: Lucy (Sandra Bullock) lives a pretty lonely and lackluster existence pining after Peter-a man she\’s never officially met. That is until one day she saves Peter\’s life after he\’s pushed off a train platform. The accident puts Peter into a coma at which point Lucy is mistaken forContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 8”

30 Christmas Films: Day 7

Title: Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Synopsis: Elizabeth Lane (Barbara Stanwyck) is a famous journalist who writes about an idyllic life with her family on a Long Island farm for a housekeeping magazine. The reality is that she’s a single woman living in Brooklyn who can’t even cook. When the owner of the magazine decides toContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 7”

30 Christmas Films: Day 5

Title: 12 Dates of Christmas (2011) Synopsis: Imagine the classic Christmas romance movie meets Groundhog Day. Kate (Amy Smart) is setup on a blind date with Miles (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) and keeps reliving this date until she gets it right. Why You Should Watch: If you were a fan of Saved by the Bell (had a crushContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 5”

30 Christmas Films: Day 4

Title: Christmas with the Kranks Synopsis: Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora (Jamie Lee Curtis) Krank decide to cancel their usual Christmas festivities in favor of a cruise when their only daughter Blair goes off to join the Peace Corps. This includes forgoing the usual decorations, donations, and Christmas Eve party that their community has comeContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 4”

30 Christmas Films: Day 3

Title: A Christmas Prince (Only available on Netflix)Synopsis: Amber is feeling utterly unappreciated at her job a junior editor until her boss sends her on the story of a lifetime: To follow the possible abdication of a prince who has been MIA since his father died a year ago. The press conference at the palace isContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 3”

30 Christmas Films: Day 2

Title: White Christmas (1954)Synopsis: After WWII, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye\’s characters become a well-known performing duo. Along with a nightclub act performed by two sisters (Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen), they work to revive their former commanding officer\’s lodge in Vermont. Why You Should Watch: This is a huge film that any film buffContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 2”

30 Christmas Films: Day 1

Christmas films are some of my favorite things no matter what time of the year. They are rarely Oscar-worthy, I admit, but the happy endings and cute stories are a nice treat along with a cozy couch and a cup of tea. So, this year (in addition to the Advent Calendar) I\’ll be exploring myContinue reading “30 Christmas Films: Day 1”