A Very Vintage Christmas

Release Date:  11/27/19; Lifetime
Genre:   Holiday/Romance
Rating:  NR
Director:  Duane Poole
Studio(s):   Lighthouse Pictures, Lifetime.
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Dodie), Jesse Hutch (Ed), Agam Darshi (Olivia Rodgers), Candus Churchill (Virginia).

Story:   The Christmas lights are up and shoppers are flooding the quaint town of Mountain View, including one special store, Very Vintage Antiques. The shop’s owner, Dodie (Tia Mowry-Hardrict), is a hopeless romantic and absolutely one of a kind, similar to the pieces in her shop. When Dodie finds a hidden box containing an eclectic collection of mementos chronicling a timeless romantic union, she makes it her mission to deliver it to its rightful owner. Dodie manages to persuade the handsome new tenant, Edward (Jesse Hutch), at the listed address to help her with her search. Will they find the true owner and true love on their adventure?  Source/Photo Source:  Lifetime.com.

My Christmas Inn

Release Date:   11/21/18; Lifetime
Genre:   Romance/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Peter Sullivan
Studio(s):   Production Media Films, Hybrid LLC, Lifetime Network
Cast:  Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Jen Taylor), Rob Mayes (Brian Anderson), Jackée  Harry (Susan Taylor), Tim Reid (Perry Taylor), Erin Gray (Molly Anderson), Tanya Wright (Ellis).

Story:   With the holiday season in full swing, Jen Taylor (Tia Mowry-Hardict) is about to score a big promotion at the San Francisco ad agency where she works. But her life is unexpectedly turned upside down when she inherits a cozy inn in Alaska from her aunt. When she goes to inspect the property and meets handsome town attorney Steve Anderson (Rob Mayes), she’s surprised to find that nothing is what she expected. The small town community is full of fun and festive Christmas traditions and soon, Jen starts wondering if the inn might just be the place she belongs, and if Steve could be the Mr. Right she has been waiting for.  Source:  Lifetime.


A Gingerbread Romance

Release Date:   12/15/18; The Hallmark Channel
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  TV-PG
Director:  Richard Gabai

Cast:  Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Taylor), Duane Henry (Adam), Jordana Lajoie (Isabelle/Annabelle Renard).

Story:   With Christmas just weeks away, the architecture firm Taylor works for enters her in a contest in which the teams will design and build life sized gingerbread houses. After the contest, Taylor will likely be getting a promotion to a position in another city. The firm teams her up with Annabelle, a renowned French pastry chef with whom Taylor instantly locks horns. When Annabelle backs out, Taylor stumbles into a local bakery and meets Adam, a baker and single dad. In an act of desperation, Taylor convinces Adam to partner with her for the contest, arguing that winning would give the bakery and his designs much needed exposure. For years Taylor has been resistant to call anywhere “home” for fear it will only be temporary. But the time she spends with Adam and his daughter Brook in their cozy home, decorating for Christmas, and exploring Philadelphia at Christmas, fills her with a longing for a place to call home.  Source:  The Hallmark Channel.



Baggage Claim

Baggage ClaimRelease Date: 2/4/14 (DVD); 9/27/13 (theatrical)
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 96 mins.
Studio: Sneak Preview Productions/ Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director: David Talbert
Cast: Paula Patton (Montana Moore)
Derek Luke (William Wright)
Taye Diggs (Langston)
Boris Kodjoe (Graham)
Trey Songz/Tremaine Neverson (Damon)
Jill Scott (Gail)
Adam Brody (Sam)
Jenifer Lewis (Catherine)
Djimon Hounsou (Quinton)
Lauren London (Sheree)
Christina Milian (Taylor)
Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Janine)
Story: Determined to get engaged before her youngest sister’s wedding, flight attendant Montana Moore finds herself with only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Using her airline connections to “accidentally” meet up with eligible ex-boyfriends and scour for potential candidates, she racks up more than 30,000 miles and countless comedic encounters, all the while searching for the perfect guy. (Synopsis taken from foxsearchlight.com).