Hallmark Channel Movies: The Official Thread

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  1. Nov 4, 2018 #101 of 565
    zalusky

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    As I mentioned in the other war on Christmas thread, I can't help but thinking about the movie "Get Out" when I see one of these Hallmark movies or the original "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" for that matter.

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    Peter000

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    I've never watched it, but they do have a show called "The Good Witch."
     
  3. Nov 4, 2018 #103 of 565
    Graymalkin

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    Catherine Bell is the Good Witch, and they’ve scaled her paranormal abilities way back to focus on the romances. Her powers now are limited to natural remedies, having just the right thing to solve a person’s problem, and talking cryptically. Her daughter, Grace, had been developing precognitive powers but they completely dropped that concept last season.
     
  4. Nov 4, 2018 #104 of 565
    rharmelink

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    (Good) witches are a popular item in Cozy Mysteries.
     
  5. Nov 4, 2018 #105 of 565
    Graymalkin

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    The most dramatic moment in a Hallmark series was when they killed off the male lead in “When Calls The Heart.”
     
  6. Nov 5, 2018 #106 of 565
    alpacaboy

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    I like the Hallmarkies podcast. They acknowledge all the tropes, and sometimes even discuss them with the stars and writers.
    They put together bingo cards for the Christmas movies:
    BINGO

    I kept meaning to do something like that, but they actually had the follow-through to do it!
     
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  7. Nov 5, 2018 #107 of 565
    sushikitten

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    I don't watch them (I have maybe seen three ever, and it was because someone else at my house was watching). But I thought this was funny and thought of this thread.

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    Hoffer

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    I was visiting my parents this last weekend. Walked into my parent's TV room and they were watching a Hallmark movie. I watched like the last 30 minutes. It appeared some guy had amnesia and some woman helped him out and of course smoochies happened by the end. Guy had a dog named Bailey. I had a dog with that name once.
     
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    7thton

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    I wasn't aware of this podcast...thanks!
     
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    Peter000

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    3 down, 34 to go. :D
     
  11. Graymalkin

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    OK, that's two Christmas movies starring Jessica Lowndes that don't have her moving to a small town, but instead getting a better job in the big city. So not every Hallmark movie ends up in small-town America. Just most of them.

    Most (if not all) of the movies starring Danica McKellar end the same way -- a job upgrade but still in the city.

    (This is a hell of a thing to have expertise in, BTW.)
     
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  12. Graymalkin

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    Now watching Netflix’s attempt at a Hallmark Christmas movies, “The Princess Switch,” starring Vanessa Hudgens in a dual role. It’s...not awful but not quite up to Hallmark standards. It feels a bit forced.
     
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  13. Peter000

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    LOL. As if Hallmark "standards" are high.

    I watched a couple of Lifetime Christmas movies the other day. About Hallmark grade.
     
  14. Mikeguy

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    But, there is an art to it, in the end. :)
     
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    UP tv seems to have many Christmas movies. It is hit or miss for me.
     
  16. osu1991

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    UpTV, Ion and Lifetime all have original Christmas movies. Personally I like the ones on Hallmark, the others are hit or miss for me. Lifetime starts with new ones Wednesday Nov 21st, Ion has their first new one Sunday Nov 25th. I don’t get UpTV but they’ve already had a couple of new ones broadcast the last few weeks.


    FYI....check your guide. TiVo has managed to once again screw things up with today’s update. My guide on Cox now has the listings for Hallmark and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries as identically mirrored, starting at 5am central Monday morning. So now my timers for the new HMM movies are missing for the 19th through the 25th. There should be a new movie listed every night next week on HMM except for Thursday.
     
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  17. Graymalkin

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    As far as I can determine, HMM has a new movie at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and the following Saturday. Hallmark has new movies at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
     
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    Yeah I thought there was one Wednesday and Friday on HMM, just looked at their online schedule to set manual timers. Too many things to remember anymore.
     
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    Wasn't it Hallmark that had the short run program starring Kellie Martin as a bookstore owner who solved mysteries? Did they ever do anything with that after the original run of 5-6 shows?
     
  20. rharmelink

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    They did 11 of them between 2003 and 2007.

    Mystery Woman - Wikipedia

    She did 6 Hailey Dean Mysteries from 2016 to 2018.

    Kellie Martin - IMDb
     

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