Category: The Challenge

Movie Review: Very Very Valentine – 10 Points

When florist Helen, played by Danica McKellar, meets a dreamy mystery man, played by Damon Runyon, at a masquerade ball, she and her friend Henry (Cameron Mathison) set out to find him. Cake maker, i reckon, or florist Ding ding florist Who is Henry Ah, the good old contrived...

Movie Review: Valentine’s Again – 12 Points

Katherine endures the worst Valentine’s Day date of her life. On her way home a g*psy casts a magical spell on her. The next morning she soon realizes she’s reliving the day until she finds Mr Right. * Is that a repeat Valentine’s day?  Previous couple now recoupling? Ooops,...

Movie Review: Valentine in the Vineyard – 9 Points

So this is the third instalment in a series I haven’t watched, preceded by Summer in the Vineyard and Autumn in the Vineyard. I was dogsitting for some friends and raiding their movie collection. Why does she have a llama… Not the first thing I thought I’d type Cheeky...

Christmas Movies – Micro Reviews

Christmas with a View Honestly, a bit naff. The couple were already snogging at half an hour in, so then there was another hour of manufactured outrage and wilful misunderstanding before it all came out right. Also, I’m really not sure why her mother was even there?   Holiday...

Movie Review: Once Upon a Holiday – 7 Points

When a Princess escapes her entourage to explore New York City over Christmas, she meets a young man who shows the beautiful stranger his side of the city. Art is rubbish – you’re not allowed. Aha, the love interest appears Is harry a kid?? How old is this dude?...

Movie Review: A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish – 12 Points

Despite her vain stepmother and mean stepsisters, an aspiring singer works as an elf at a Christmas tree lot and finds her own holiday miracle.   Oh good Lord this opening sequence is so cheesy oof Oh shit her family is so shit Oh boy, I feel bad for...

Movie Review: The Knight Before Christmas – 14 Points

The Knight Before Christmas is about a knight (Duh) Sir Cole who gets sent forward in time, and west in space from Norwich in 1334 to Ohio in 2019. He meets our heroine Brooke and they get to know one another in the few days before Christmas while he...

The Princess Switch – 15 Points

The Princess Switch is aNetflix original movie in which a baker from Chicago bumps into a princess at a baking competition, realise they’re look a likes and decide to switch places for a couple of days. What a cute little baker she is, and we have a lovely young...

Falling For Vermont – 13 points

Falling for Vermont is about an author who suffers from amnesia when driving to a small town in Vermont – except I don’t ever remember the details when I start the movie. Hence some of my reactions later on. 13 points doesn’t seem like a lot but I genuinely...

Seasonal Romance Movies – Scoring

OK, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to score the movies and I think these are the main points that will be involved: Likeable heroine – 1 Likeable hero – 1 Destiny – 1 Situation to bring them together – 1-5 (5 being most ridiculous) Character Growth –...