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Hallmark's "A Christmas Tree Grows In Colorado"--Cute Movie, Dumb Premise

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Starring:  Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor Released: 2020 Summary:  A woman is forced to convince a firefighter to give her the spruce tree from his property so she can use it in her town's upcoming Christmas celebration. Grace Sunar plays Claire in A Christmas Tree Grows In Colorado.  Image:  Crown Media A Sweet Story About Adoption Much like Christmas Town , this movie is about the profound impact adoption has on children stuck in "the system," wondering if anyone will ever take them home and love them like a real family. Kevin Snyder (Mark Taylor) is a firefighter living in Brooklyn, Colorado.  An orphan once himself before being adopted, Kevin gives back by adopting his own daughter, Claire.  Despite being a single dad with not much room for anything else in his life besides work and Claire, the two make a happy, little family. Typical Politicians Industry needs a boost in Brooklyn, Colorado, and Erin Chambers (Rochelle Aytes), the director of community development,

Hallmark's Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays--A Pleasant Surprise!

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Image:  Crown Media, United States LLC Starring:  Kaitlin Doubleday and Adrian Grenier, with Priscilla Presley Released:  2019 Summary:  After working in museums all over Europe, a world traveler decides to head home to Memphis for the holidays and chooses to take on a job being a nanny for a wealthy widower. My Rating:  3/5 Christmas Trees 🎄🎄🎄 Who's Adrian Grenier? Christmas in Graceland:  Home for the Holidays  stayed on my DVR for a long while because I fully expected it to be a dud. I made this empirical judgment based on Adrian Grenier (Owen) not fitting the leading man profile in my head. He has dreamy eyes, but his "look" reminds me of a caricature.  Tons of hair, bushy eyebrows, and around-the-clock shadow on a thin frame, combined with his gentle mannerisms and even-toned voice, does not make for a commanding movie presence. Turns out, he complements Kaitlin Doubleday's (Harper) strong character quite nicely.  Her star power helps him a

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