Marry Me For Christmas

Release Date:  2013, Made-for-TV Genre:  Romance Rating:  NR Running Time: 120 mins. Studio:  Swirl Films Director: Roger Melvin Cast:  Malinda Williams (Marci Jewel), Karon Joseph Riley (Blair), Victoria Rowell (Stephanie),  Dawn Halfkenny (Charlene), Brad James (Adam), Tamara Bass (Dana), Carl Anthony Payne, II, Remi Von Nordheim (Bria), Jason Weaver (Franklin), Deetta West (Myra),  GregAlan Williams (Donald), Chrystale Wilson (Elizabeth). Synopsis:  Smart, stylish Marci…

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Marry Us For Christmas

Release Date: 12/7/14 (Made-For-TV; Up TV) Genre:  Romance Cast:  Malinda Williams (Marci Jewel), Karon Joseph Riley (Blair), Victoria Rowell (Stephanie), DeEtta West (Myra), GregAlan Williams (Donald), Kristoff St. John. Synopsis:  In the sequel to the popular UP Original Movie Marry Me For Christmas, it’s a year after Marci and Blair declared their love for each other…

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Second Chance Christmas

Release Date: 12/6/14 (Made-for-TV; TV One) Cast:  Michael Rainey, Jr., Robinne Lee, McKinley Freeman. Synopsis:  All Lawrence (Rainey) wants for Christmas is his mother and an Xbox. Instead he gets a new dad when Maisie (Lee) decides to marry her boyfriend of six months, Malcolm (Freeman). With Malcolm comes a new home and a whole…

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Critics’ Connection: An En Vogue Christmas

Over the years, members of En Vogue (Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron, and Rhona Bennett) have gone their separate ways, until they are asked to perform a benefit concert to save the club that made them stars.  They put aside their hesitations to reunite for the special night but first, must overcome their challenging history with Marty (David Alan…

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Critics’ Connection: Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights is the story of Noni, the music industry’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge – until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop and aspiring politician. It is ultimately Kaz’s love that gives Noni the courage to find her…

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Critics’ Connection: Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B

Lifetime’s original movie, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, follows the beautiful and talented performer’s inspirational journey, from her debut on “Star Search” at the age of ten to the challenges she faced during her rise to become the Princess of R&B.  The two-hour movie event stars Alexandra Shipp, Clé Bennett, Rachael Crawford, Anthony Grant, Lyriq Bent,…

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