Saturday Movie Review: Next Stop, Christmas

Next Stop Christmas is a Hallmark Christmas movie that was released in 2021. It stars Lyndsy Fonseca as a career oriented doctor who is determined to spend Christmas alone but, suddenly her commuter train ride turns into a Christmas train and drops her off in her hometown during Christmas 2011. The movie also stars EricContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Next Stop, Christmas”

Saturday Movie Review: Operation Christmas Drop

Operation Christmas Drop is a 2020 Christmas movie that was released on Netflix. It is a romantic comedy that stars Alexander Ludwig and Kat Graham as the two leads. Kat portrays a young congress aide Erica trying to make a mark; and Alexander portrays Air Force captain, Andrew Jantz. Erica is instructed to go toContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Operation Christmas Drop”

Saturday Movie Review: A Castle For Christmas

A Castle For Christmas is an original Netflix movie that came out in 2021. It stars Brooke Shields as an author whose most recent book is facing the wrath of her readings. She travels to Scotland to escape the scandal and while there she finds a castle that plays an important role in her familyContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: A Castle For Christmas”

Saturday Movie Review: Crush

Crush is a new movie released by Hulu. It stars Rowan Blanchard, Auli’i Cravalho, and Isabella Ferreira as the three main characters. It also features Megan Mullaly as Rowan Blanchard’s characters free spirits mother. The premise for this movie is hat as an attempt to finally win the eye of the girl, Gabriela, that sheContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Crush”

Saturday Movie Review: Swan Song

Swan Song is a new movie written and directed by Todd Stephens. It starts Udo Kier as a retired hairdresser who leaves his nursing home to take a walk through the small town where he lives to get to his final client. On his walk he visits some of the places that hold significance andContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Swan Song”

Saturday Movie Review: Book of Love

Book of Love is a new movie on Amazon prime staring Sam Claflin and Veronica Echequi. The premise is that Henry Cooper is an English writer with a failing career. Somehow his most recent book has gone to the top if the lists in Mexico. He is sent to do a book tour with MariaContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Book of Love”

Saturday Movie Review: Mix Up in the Mediterranean

Mix Up in the Mediterranean is a Hallmark movie that was released in February 2021 and stars Jeremy Jordan and Jessica Lowndes as the two (three) lead characters. The premise is that a small-town cook from Alaska impersonates his big city chef twin to compete in a culinary contest. Of course while impersonating his brother,Continue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Mix Up in the Mediterranean”

Saturday Movie Review: Poms

Poms is a 2019 movie staring Diane Keaton, Jackie Weaver, Rhea Pearlman, Phyllis Somerville, Pam Grier, Patricia French, Ginny MacColl and Carol Sutton as a group of women who formed a cheerleading clubs in their retirement community. It is based on a true story of a group of ladies known as the Sun City Poms.Continue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Poms”

Saturday Movie Review: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Mr. Popper’s Penguins was one of the books from my childhood that always seemed to stick with me. When the movie came out in 2011, I was excited but never got around to watching it. Now in 2022, I saw that it was on Hulu, and added it to my watch list. The movie starsContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Mr. Popper’s Penguins”

Saturday Movie Review: Hustlers

Hustlers is based on a real life article in New York Magazine regarding a group of former strip club employees who turn the tables on their Wallstreet clients. It stars Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Lilli Reinhart, Mette Towley, Trace Lysette and Keke Palmer as the main group of strippers; and Julia Stiles as the journalistContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Hustlers”

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