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— Hilarie Burton Morgan (@HilarieBurton) November 28, 2019
My mom loves Hallmark and Lifetime movies and we watch them together every holiday season. Over Thanksgiving we watched a few while playing Christmas Movie bingo – where you check off squares for common cliches like “threat of layoffs,” “snowball fight,” and “carriage ride.” I like those movies because they don’t tax your brain, they’re predictable and sweet (as long as they’re not sexist) and you can fall asleep and not miss much. The two favorites I watched with my mom this Thanksgiving were Christmas 9 to 5 with Tiya Sircar and The Christmas Wish, with Hilarie Burton, both on Lifetime. Lifetime is making more modern and more watchable Christmas movies. Plus they just had a same sex kiss! The Hallmark ones can veer toward boring and predictable, although some are decent.
Hilarie has an interview with Parade Magazine where she talks about her decision to do Christmas movies, how …read more