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Old 11-08-17, 04:19 PM
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

I'm pretty sure they are actual pressed discs showing up on Best Buy's website. As I said I'm trying to be selective in my my new movies I buy on dvd this year. Also I really enjoyed "On The Twelfth Day of Christmas", as said good story that felt very christmas like, and has a cute lead actress.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Originally Posted by TheBigDave
I think I'll probably pass on the DVDs and wait for the annual sale at Vudu. Around mid-December they usually have a sale on Hallmark movies.
I'm probably going this way as well.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial
I'm pretty sure they are actual pressed discs showing up on Best Buy's website. As I said I'm trying to be selective in my my new movies I buy on dvd this year. Also I really enjoyed "On The Twelfth Day of Christmas", as said good story that felt very christmas like, and has a cute lead actress.
I hope you're right. If you, or anyone else, orders them and does receive pressed discs then I'd love to be wrong, and would happily order at least one of those three myself.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Amazon has been doing that more and more. Selling burned copies while other retail outlets get actual pressed copies. That tells me Amazon hates warehousing slow-moving physical media releases.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

I did some more research and saw that for "A Christmas to Remember" & "A Nutcracker Christmas" then Deep Discount lists both as Manufacture on Demand, and both they and B&N have the manufacturer as Cinedigm MOD. BB lists both as originating from Cinedigm too, though as has been said, nothing about MOD.

But last month's releases of Broadcasting Christmas & Mr. Miracle are shown as Hallmark on all 3 sites, with nothing about MOD. Ms. Matched, which is coming next month, is the same.

I don't know that it proves anything, but seems to me worth noting at least.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Yeah, hard to say whether that's a data-entry error or a significant difference.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

The Annual Lacey Chabert Christmas movie is on Tonight called The Sweetest Christmas. I'll be getting it at Walmart in a week.

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Good call! I'm glad to see it'll be at Wal-Mart, and will pick it up too.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

So the Target title I saw last week was Just the Way You Are with Candace Cameron Bure: https://www.target.com/p/just-the-wa...39#lnk=sametab

At Wal-Mart today I saw Christmas in the Air w/Catherine Bell & A Heavenly Christmas w/Kristin Davis.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

A couple of my favorite movies are coming to Vudu next week:


November Christmas (2010)
- $9.99 HDX/$8.99 SD

Christmas in Conway (2013) - $9.99 HDX/$8.99 SD

One Christmas Eve (2014) - $9.99 HDX/$8.99 SD

Silver Bells (2005) - $9.99 HDX/$8.99 SD
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

I still want to see November Christmas based on the recommendations from here. I saw the Christmas in the Air at Walmart, and decided not to get it. I Know that the Sweetest Christmas will be on dvd next week at Walmart, its on their website.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial
I still want to see November Christmas based on the recommendations from here.
I love that movie. But unfortunately, I don't see it scheduled this year. Usually it airs a couple times on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

You can get the DVD for $6.99.

https://www.amazon.com/November-Chri...dp/B075KZ7D71/
https://www.walmart.com/ip/November-Christmas/103464754

And it's also on the Hallmark streaming service:

https://www.hmnow.com/films/novemberchristmas
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Originally Posted by TheBigDave
I love that movie. But unfortunately, I don't see it scheduled this year. Usually it airs a couple times on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

You can get the DVD for $6.99.

https://www.amazon.com/November-Chri...dp/B075KZ7D71/
https://www.walmart.com/ip/November-Christmas/103464754

And it's also on the Hallmark streaming service:

https://www.hmnow.com/films/novemberchristmas
I wish I could remember which channel I saw it on but it's definitely scheduled in a couple of weeks. I was going through the upcoming two weeks on my TIVO's schedule for future recordings and saw November Christmas listed.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Just watched Journey Back to Christmas (2016) and liked it. Not sure I've seen Candace Cameron Bure before and never watched her old series, and I don't believe I agree with her politics, but she was fine in the movie.
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I found Lacey Chabert's latest movie The Sweetest Christmas at Walmart, I only wish "On the Twelfth Day of Christmas" had a dvd or digital release. I can only watch it as a poor quality version on youtube.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Amazon has a Lightning Deal right now for 'Tis The Season For Love, starring Sarah Lancaster, on DVD for $4.79.
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Seen it, its okay but not the greatest. I'm kind of disappointed this thread hasn't been too active yet for this year. If anyone follows the christmas movies that play on Ion Television, they start tomorrow, and run on weekends now through Christmas.

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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

I'm looking forward to tonight's new movie, The Christmas Train. It has a great cast (Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Danny Glover, & Joan Cusack). And it's a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie. Those are usually really good with a higher production value.

http://www.hallmarkchannel.com/the-christmas-train

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I'll say, when you have bigger stars the production costs go up. I'll bet its good.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Caught two so far,

With love christmas, was the secret santa movie, I liked this one...
Mistletoe inn, got better as it went along, but overall was just ok for me...
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial
I'm kind of disappointed this thread hasn't been to active yet for this year. If anyone follows the christmas movies that play on Ion Television, they start tomorrow, and run on weekends now through Christmas.
Since I no longer have cable, I may be less active in the thread this year. I am going to record and watch some of the Ion movies since I get that channel OTA, but looking over the info on them, none of them have the actresses that usually draw me in (Witt, Helfer, McKellar, Acker, etc.)

I did see that there is a "Netflix Original" Christmas movie called "A Christmas Prince" starring Rose McIver that I will definitely check out. Seems like a market that is ripe for Netflix to move into, as popular as the Hallmark movies are. Hopefully this one is good and they get some positive feedback and expand their new offerings next year.

Netflix does also have a small catalog of Christmas movies that originally aired on Ion, ABC Family, Lifetime, and such, but not many of them look that interesting to me. I'll report here on any that I do watch.

While visiting family for Thanksgiving, we did watch a couple of Hallmark movies I hadn't seen before:

Christmas with Holly, starring Eloise Mumford. The story is kinda 'meh', but lordy, Mumford is cute as hell.

Christmas Festival of Ice, starring Taylor Cole. I liked one of these movies I saw Cole in last year, and she is freakin' gorgeous, but this movie was really dumb. She's been through law school, passed the bar exam, and is about to join her mother's law practice when... she wins one ice sculpture competition and decides to throw away years of hard work to pursue a career in ice sculpting? I'll take "Decisions I'll Come To Regret" for $500, Alex.
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Christmas with Holly, starring Eloise Mumford. The story is kinda 'meh', but lordy, Mumford is cute as hell.
I liked that one a lot too, good story and Eloise Mumford looked really good in it.

The movie that premieres tonight on Ion is called Snowmance, if i don't watch it tonight it'll be on several times before christmas.

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Wasn't Taylor Cole in Christmas in Homestead? Agree she's gorgeous. I've run across the end of that one twice this year and have finished it both times.
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just finished up Miss Christmas, this one was a fun little watch.
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Re: Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas

I haven't had time to watch any of the Hallmark Christmas movies, but I recorded a few recently.

I recorded Switched for Christmas, which aired last night. It has usual Hallmark regular Candace Cameron Bure playing twins. Thought it had a cool premise. I'll try to check it out soon.

and then I recorded Home for Christmas Day, which has Catherine Bell.

I like the movies that have some sort of fun hook. The ones that are a by the numbers Christmas romance are kind of boring for me now.

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