HCM Review: A Bramble House Christmas

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A Bramble House ChristmasWhen I watched the Countdown to Christmas preview show (yeaaaa…I am slightly ashamed about that), I quickly identified A Bramble House Christmas as a movie I knew I was going to like. It stars one of my favorite HCM actresses, Autumn Reeser, whose movies I always like. I am happy to say it did not let me down. This movie is about single mother, Willa Fairchild, and her son Scout, who are struggling to make ends meet in Minneapolis. Willa and Scout are coming off of a rough couple of years due to Scout being ill and finances being tight. When a recent patient, Mr. Conrad, leaves her $100,000 and a 2-week, all expenses trip to a charming small town B&B, Willa jumps at the chance to provide a special Christmas for her and her son. Continue reading

HCM Review: A Song for Christmas

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A Song for ChristmasSinging by a fire! Sleigh rides! Snow in a small town! Saving the family farm! All riveting moments in the latest trite holiday movie by Hallmark Channel. When we first meet Adelaide Key, up and coming country music star, she is doing an interview on TV, being overseen by her pushy manager. Her manager is trying to convince her to lie about a fake relationship with another country star in the hopes of helping both of their careers. Adelaide doesn’t feel comfortable about this lie or singing songs she hasn’t written, but she is reminded about how much success she has seen because of these very things. Continue reading