There’s only two films scheduled for release, so I did this post early. As always during this time of year, there’s already a lot out, like La La Land, or Moonlight. Or Office Christmas Party, when you need a break from the high brow. Ocean … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: December 28, 2016
Rogue One was your big release last weekend, even though everyone [SPOILER]. It pulled in $155 million. It feels like there aren’t a lot of options this weekend, but that’s because many of the Christmas Day films that opened in limited release and have already … Continue reading Box Office Weekend: December 23, 2016
2015 was the year Lifetime made a spectacular break from the mold for a made-for-TV film about a woman who gives up her career (as per the law of the universe) to fall in love with a ghost! (A GHOST!) The most shocking departure … Continue reading The Christmas Spirit, A Bootlegging Murder Mystery!
Marry Me For Christmas is a made-for-TV Christmas movie by the Up Network, and thus it should not surprise anyone (right?) that a woman’s purpose is to stay in her hometown, get married (to anyone!), and have children (which she does, this is the beginning of … Continue reading Marry You For Christmas? I’d Rather Die Alone In New York
Moana came out on top with $18.8 million last weekend as she should, as the daughter of a chieftain who is not a princess and savior of her people. Close behind, her Hei Hei, if you will, was Christmas Party, with $17.5 million. Pretty good for an … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: December 16 2016
I hate musicals but as a native Marylander I am legally obligated to love Hairspray, the 1988 seminal John Waters film. That my parents were still advance screening PG films when I was 7 it’s a miracle that I grew up with repeated viewings of … Continue reading Hairspray Live! Pretty Good If You Hate Musicals
The Christmas Card is a Hallmark original holiday film airing incessantly on both of Hallmark’s networks from now until the impending apocalypse in approximately eight weeks. It was widely popular upon its release in 2006 and remains so a decade later, but I can’t … Continue reading The Christmas Card is a Gross Disservice to Christmas, Greeting Cards, Veterans, and Nevada