All The Hallmark Movies to Cozy Up with During COVID-19

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All The Hallmark Movies to Cozy Up with During COVID-19

By Allyson Vannatta, Staff Writer

Maybe you’ve heard of Christmas in July, but have you heard of Christmas in March? Well, there’s a first for everything.

To help bring warmth and happiness to audiences in the mist of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Hallmark is doing what they call “We Need A Little Christmas Movie Marathon” and re-airing many of their Christmas movies.

This weekend, you can enjoy Christmas all over again!

Friday, Saturday and Sunday include a slate of some of your favorite Hallmark Christmas movies. They’re even showing the Movieguide® award-winning movie CHRISTMAS WISHES AND MISTLETOE KISSES.

While you wait, check out our reviews below of some of the movies playing this weekend!

A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements.
A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY follows Kate, a retired Broadway performer turned youth choir leader, who’s tasked to write an original song for her choir’s annual Christmas Eve performance and finds romance when she meets the architect father of a new choir member who sings beautifully. Refreshing and highly enjoyable, A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY has a very strong Christian, morally uplifting worldview and is filled with Christ-centered Christmas Carols, a pro-life message, and a lesson about caring for others before yourself.

CHRISTMAS AT GRACELAND: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements.
CHRISTMAS AT GRACELAND: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS is about a woman home from Europe for the holidays and a widowed businessman with three children who lead two separate and extremely busy lives but fall in love unexpectedly and find the meaning and magic of Christmas together. HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS is a feel-good, heartwarming story about the importance of family and Christmas.

CHRISTMAS AT DOLLYWOOD

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
CHRISTMAS AT DOLLYWOOD follows Rachel, an event planner, back to her hometown of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee to plan the 30-year anniversary of Dollywood’s Smokey Mountain Christmas, where she teams up with Luke, the park’s new Director of Operations, to make the event bigger than ever. CHRISTMAS AT DOLLYWOOD is fun and heartwarming, with a strong Christian, moral worldview and no objectionable content.

CHRISTMAS TOWN

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
CHRISTMAS TOWN is a joyful, inspiring movie about a young woman who finds herself spending very well may be one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies to date, with a strong Christian, biblical worldview, pleasant acting, and a refreshing take on a love story. It extols kindness and charity to others, with multiple references to Christianity, the nativity and prayer.

CHRISTMAS WISHES & MISTLETOE KISSES

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
CHRISTMAS WISHES & MISTLETOE KISSES is one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies. The plot may be familiar, but the execution is superb, with wonderful acting, poignant dialogue and unexpected plot twists.

A SHOE ADDICT’S CHRISTMAS

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
A SHOE ADDICT’S CHRISTMAS is a television movie about a young woman who learns how to have faith, joy and love in her life. A SHOE ADDICT’S CHRISTMAS has a strong Christian worldview and will be enjoyed by the entire family.

WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Discernment required for young children.
WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS tells the story of Jessica, who sends five Christmas cards to five people who have greatly influenced her life, which inspires the people to try and make their lives better and grow because of Jessica’s kindness toward them. WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS has a strong moral worldview with light redemptive content where kindness, thankfulness, gratitude, and helping others are portrayed, but it also features some romantic elements and doesn’t mention the birth of Jesus or the religious significance of Christmas.
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