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Plot: While uncovering who is behind the random acts of Christmas popping up around her city, investigative journalist Sydney meets a competing reporter, Cole, who ignites her Christmas spirit and captures her heart, but may not be the man he claims to be.
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Tis the season
This is a story with some unique aspects. Secret Santa has been done. But it’s not as overused as most of the stories we see this time of year. The get-a-promotion is a little overused, but not quite in this way. Leading the reporter to the true meaning of Christmas is also a little different. Hiding-a-secret and interrupted-before-I-tell-you are both overused, but hard to avoid in this story.
Erin Cahill is perfect for a character with Christmas spirit. I didn’t feel like it was overdone, but the spirit seemed to flow out of her. Kevin McGarry does seem a little forced, but as a duo, these two do a nice job. Jaden Oehr is decent as the kid.
The competing reporters, especially with their debate over principles, is also a little unique. Unfortunately, I hated this aspect of the story. It would have worked much better if it was a little more subtle. The debate was part of the theme of the movie, but the cut-throat competition was overdone. The idealist romantic in me would have like the random-acts theme to be a little more pure, but the way this story is written, even the competition was necessary. But the resulting climax was forced due mostly to less than stellar acting by Hamza Fouad . The climax was still worth it all. When I say I would have like the competition to be a little more subtle, I don’t mean completely eliminated, but just a little more subtle.
BTW: What happened to the black tie even Colin promised to be at? You may have noticed he was doing something else. There were a few other minor details that weren’t cleaned up. Sydney left her car in traffic when she saw that early event where she met Cole/Colin, yet it didn’t get towed. Later when decorating the house, she walks in to cook supper leaving a box of decorations literally in the middle of the porch in front of the door.
Poinsettias grow in Mexico
Where on earth can you put poinsettias outside in snow?! We tried delivering them for Christmas one year and they perished in our car, because they can’t survive in winter! Another Hallmark using a hairdresser who thinks every lead actress must have ringlets!! C’mon, give them adult hair, not children’s! And wearing white coats sitting outdoors on benches sure don’t stay white. Doesn’t anyone ever wear winter boots, always shoes through the snow! Lol! Child was likeable, just enthusiastic, btw.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 28 min (88 min)
Genre Drama, Family, Romance
Director Marita Grabiak
Writer Barbara Kymlicka
Actors Erin Cahill, Kevin McGarry, Jaden Oehr, Hamza Fouad
Country Canada, USA
Awards 1 win.
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Stereo
Aspect Ratio 16:9 HD
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