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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,

Did You Catch All "The Wizard of Oz" References in Hallmark's "If I Only Had Christmas?"

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Starring :  Candace Cameron Bure and Warren Christie Released:   2020 Summary:    During Christmas, a happy publicist must work together with a cynical vice president and his team to help a charity in need. Candace Cameron Bure and Christie in If I Only Had Christmas.  Image:  Crown Media Hat Tips to the Wizard of Oz If I Only Had Christmas places a modern twist on the iconic classic from 1939.  You probably have to watch Hallmark's version more than once to catch all the references to the original, but here are some of the most obvious ones.   In place of Dorothy Gale, our lead is Darcy Gale, and her pet pooch is Bobo instead of Toto.  Naturally, she's from Kansas.  The movie title itself is undoubtedly a play on the Oz song, If I Only Had a Brain . Darcy volunteers her PR skills to help with a charity, the Emerald Education Trust, a play on the Wizard's Emerald City. Glenn Goodman and his team represent all the main characters from Oz.  Dr. Bridget Tinsley, who seems col

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