Blu-ray Review “Office Christmas Party”

The movie is rude, crude and in your face!

Wicked Cool Toys Wins Christmas With Amazing New Products!

Wicked Cool Toys has quickly become the winner of the holiday season in 2016. They have put out some of the best products for kids of all ages. One of the hottest items of 2016 is the brand new, Cabbage Patch Kids Baby So Real! This is one of the most coolest gifts that you […]

Win Free Passes to Florida Screenings of “Office Christmas Party”

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Christmas at Gaylord Palms wins the holidays with ICE! featuring “A Charlie Brown Christmas”!

Every Christmas season one of the staple events that we must attend is always Christmas at Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, FL. This has been one of my favorite attractions during the holidays since I moved to Florida back in 2010. This year ICE! is featuring “A Charlie Brown Christmas” presented by Pepsi. Let me just […]

5 Things to Do in Las Vegas this Christmas and How to Make the Most of it

Las Vegas is a mesmerizing place to visit all year round, but when you add the wonders of Christmas into the mix, it becomes truly magical. The sheer size and razzmatazz of the city can be a little overwhelming, so you have to prepare yourself. If it’s your first time visiting the desert city, then […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Cirque Dreams Unwrapped and the Elf on the Shelf Set to Wow Guests at the Annual Christmas at Gaylord Palms Celebration

Christmas at Gaylord Palms is open daily from November 24, 2015 – January 3, 2016, including holidays.

“The Dukes of Hazard” star Tom Wopat talks about his new Christmas album with John Schneider

“The Dukes of Hazard”

Grammy Winner, Michael W. Smith talks about new album “The Spirit of Christmas”

Christian Singer, Grammy and Dove Award Winner

Win a DVD of “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas: The Movie” [ENDED]

This giveaway will remain open until December 19th

Theatre Review “A Christmas Story, The Musical” Orlando Repertory Theatre

A Christmas Story: The Musical November 10 – December 28, 2014 Orlando Repertory Theatre 1001 East Princeton Street Orlando, FL Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars You know those flyers that you get in the mail and just throw away cause they are usually garage? I think I will be taking a closer look […]

Product Feature “Disney Frozen Olaf Inflatable Outdoor Christmas Figure”

It’s that time to decorate the house and I was thinking to myself, “Hey, I want a giant inflatable Olaf in the front of my house!”. Well, leave it Gemmy to deliver us exactly that.

Vinyl Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra “The Christmas Attic”

This is the first time that “The Christmas Attic” has ever been being made available on vinyl.

The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter talks about new album “Talkin’ Christmas!” and the band’s 70th Anniversary

Founding member of gospel group, The Blind Boys of Alabama

Book Reviews “ArtFolds: Christmas Memories”

“ArtFolds: Christmas Memories” includes instructions that show you how to fold each page to transform this book into a very amazing colorful Christmas Tree sculpture

Book Review “Build My Own: A Magical Christmas”

This book contains 86 bricks that allow you to read with the book and assemble Christmas themed models, including a little tree

Book Review “Barbie: A Special Christmas”

The reason this book wasn’t tossed directly to the side was the fact that this very colorful boardbook comes with four press-out glittery ornaments.

DVD Review “Happy Christmas”

I obviously wasn’t the right audience of this film.

Product Review “Cracker Barrel: LED Christmas Tree with Music”

We came across the LED Christmas Tree with Music and stopped dead in our tracks. This became our must own decoration for the year.

Book Review “Disney Princess: Perfect Princess Christmas”

“Disney Princess: Perfect Princess Christmas” features four Christmas-themed stories with our favorite Disney princess: Ariel, Aurora, Cinderella, Tiana.

Book Review “Disney Christmas Storybook Collection”

This updated edition includes brand new Christmas-themed stories including new films like “Frozen”, “Wreck-It Ralph”, and “Tangled”.

Book Review “Disney’s A Merry Christmas Cookbook”

Words cannot express how much I love this book.

Book Review “Doc McStuffins: A Very McStuffins Christmas”

This book is a favorite for my two year old, who loves pointing out all the characters like Santa and his toys

“White Christmas: Diamond Anniversary Edition” Hits Blu-ray October 14th

Blu-ray™ Combo Pack Debuts October 14, 2014 with a Bonus Holiday Music CD and New Special Features…

DVD Review “Tickety Toc: Christmas Present Time”

This DVD will be a great way to get you ready for the winter season and into the holiday spirit

Film Review “Happy Christmas”

Strong performances from Lynskey and Kendrick lead Swanberg’s charming slice of life comedy

Twirl Into Christmas at Gaylord Palms with ICE! Featuring The Nutcracker

The magic of the Christmas season comes to Gaylord Palms Resort from November 15, 2014 – January 4, 2015.This year, guests can indulge in holiday merriment like never before

Matthew Patrick Davis talks about his stage version of Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

Creator of “The Shining! The Musical!”, Sprint Commercial Zombie

Rankin/Bass’ Arthur Rankin Jr. chats about his timeless Christmas specials

“Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer”, “Frosty the Snowman”, “The Year Without Santa Clause”

Top Board Games for your Christmas List!

Still not sure what to get that hardcore board gamer in your family for a present? Don’t want to just go the impersonal gift card route? Well, here’s my top four for the person who is really into board games…

Antonio Fargas talks about new Christmas film “Silver Bells”

Huggy Bear from 70’s television series “Starsky and Hutch”

DVD Review “Journey to the Christmas Star”

I will look forward to adding to title to our must watch each Christmas.

DVD Review “Duck Dynasty: I’m Dreaming of a Redneck Christmas”

At the low price of $6.99 on Amazon, this makes this special a no brainer to purchase.

Blu-ray Review “Mickey’s Christmas Carol: 30th Anniversary Special Edition”

“Mickey’s Christmas Carol” is easily my favorite holiday special of all-time!

A Christmas Story Star Zack Ward Fights Bullying with “Go Fark urself & get Bullyproof” Campaign

“Fark-O-Vision!” is an app that raises money for Bully Prevention programs around the country!

DVD Review “My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas”

My daughter was literally glued to the screen

Book Review “The Nightmare Before Christmas: 20th Anniversary Edition”

This 20th Anniversary Edition isn’t just a cash-in from Disney. It contains some updated illustrations from Tim Burton himself, including a new intro.

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This giveaway will remain open until July 26th

DVD Review “Hanna-Barbera Christmas Classics Collection”

Created by: Hanna-Barbera Studio: Warner Archive DVD Release Date: September 14, 2012 Run Time: 72 minutes Our Score: 2.5 out of 5 stars When it comes to Hanna-Barbera, they are the masters of animation.  I have been a fan of their work for over 30 years. This Christmas collection includes the C-grade of specials.  If […]

CD Review: James Taylor “James Taylor At Christmas (Extra Tracks)”

James Taylor “James Taylor At Christmas” Label: Universal Music Enterprises Tracks: 14 Release Date: October 30, 2012 Running Time: 50 minutes Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars “James Taylor At Christmas” was released back in 2006 and it is being released this year with two new tracks.  The first track is Taylor’s French rendition […]

CD Review: John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John “This Christmas”

John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John “This Christmas” Label: Universal Music Enterprises Tracks: 13 Release Date: November 13, 2012 Running Time: 44 minutes Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John are back.  It has been 35 years since their last duet “You’re The One That I Want” in “Grease”. The track in […]

Blu-ray Review “A Christmas Carol (1951)”

Actors: Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Jack Warner, Mervyn Johns, Hermione Baddeley Directors: Brian Desmond Hurst Rated: NR (Not Rated) Studio: VCI Entertainment Release Date: November 6, 2012 Run Time: 86 minutes Film: 4 out of 5 stars Extras: 4 out of 5 stars When you think about “A Christmas Carol”, you think about Alastair Sim […]

Book Review “Christmas at the Toy Museum”

Author: David Lucas Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Walker Childrens Paperbacks Release Date: October 4, 2012 David Lucas is an internationally acclaimed author/illustrator.  This is the second installment in this series, the first was “Lost in the Toy Museum”. This large format book includes wonderful watercolor and ink illustrations.  It is a charming tale that entertains both […]

Book Review “Just Right for Christmas”

Author: Birdie Black Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw Reading level: Ages 3 and up Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Nosy Crow Release Date: September 11, 2012 Our Score: 4 out of 5 stars When I see a book from Nosy Crow, I can’t help but pick them up.  I do not think that I have seen a disappointing […]

Blu-ray Review “Peppa Pig and the Lost Christmas List”

Author: Candlewick Press Illustrator: Ladybird Reading level: Ages 2 and up Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Candlewick Release Date: September 11, 2012 Our Score: 4 out of 5 stars When it comes to Christmas, I am a big sap for anything relate to the holiday. The U.K.’s beloved, and award-winning Peppa Pig hops for the first […]

Book Review “Merry Christmas, Maisy”

Author: Lucy Cousins Reading level: Ages 3 and up Hardcover: 22 pages Publisher: Candlewick Release Date: September 11, 2012 Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars Maisy has become such a well-known icon with children. Her stories and adventures have taught and entertained kids for years. This latest edition is guaranteed to bring a sparkle […]

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This giveaway will remain open until November 16th

DVD Review “Chilly Christmas”

Actors: C. Thomas Howell, Tom Arnold, Karan Brar, Brooke Langton Directors: Gregory Poppen Rated: NR (Not Rated) Studio: ANCHOR BAY DVD Release Date: November 6, 2012 Run Time: 84 minutes Our Score: 3 out of 5 stars When it comes to this direct-to-video or TV family Christmas movies, they are usually not the greatest pieces […]

Blu-ray Review “The Muppet Christmas Carol: It’s Not Easy Being Scrooge Special Edition (20th Anniversary)”

Starring: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, David Rudman Director: Brian Henson Rated: G (General Audience) Studio: Walt Disney Home Entertainment Release Date: November 6, 2012 Run Time: 85 minutes Film: 5 out of 5 stars EXtras: 4 out of 5 stars There is no film that I think about Christmas […]

3D Blu-ray Review “Arthur Christmas 3D”

Starring: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, Ashley Jensen Director: Sarah Smith Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Release Date: November 6, 2012 Run Time: 97 minutes Film: 3.5 out of 5 stars Extras: 3 out of 5 stars When it comes to Christmas films, I always […]

CD Review: Blake Shelton “Cheers, it’s Christmas”

Blake Shelton “Cheers, it’s Christmas” Release Date: October 2, 2012 Label: Warner Bros. Running Time: 42 minutes Our Score: 4.5 out of 5 stars In my early years, I would never be caught dead listening to country music.  In the last five years or so though, I have changed that tune quite a bit. Blake […]

CD Review “A Christmas Story: The Musical”

Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul World Premiere Recording Release Date: October 22, 2012 Tracks: 18 Label: Masterworks Broadway Our Score: 4 out of 5 stars What is the holidays without “A Christmas Story”?  This film has been the highlight of all of my holiday seasons since I was a young kid.  You […]

DVD Review “The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow”

Directed by: Rankin/Bass Starring Angela Lansbury Rated: NR (Not Rated) Studio: Warner Home Video DVD Release Date: October 2, 2012 Run Time: 22 minutes Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars Even though it is not Halloween yet, I am never going to turn down watching a Christmas film. In fact, I like to watch […]

DVD Review “12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue”

Directed by: Kieth Merrill Actors: Danielle Chuchran, D.B. Sweeney, Sean Patrick Flanery Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment DVD Release Date: October 9, 2012 Run Time: 102 minutes Film: 2 out of 5 stars Extras: 3 out of 5 stars I saw the first “12 Dogs of Christmas” on TV a […]

CD Review: Francesca Battistelli “Christmas”

Francesca Battistelli “Christmas” Release Date: October 16, 2012 Tracks: 11 Label: Fervent Records Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars Francesca Battistelli is one of the notable rising stars in music today. She only entered the spotlight in 2008 and has earned a Grammy nomination (Best Gospel Performance) and has over 700,000 in album sales […]

CD Review: Edie Adams “The Edie Adams Christmas Album: Featuring Ernie Kovacs (1952)”

Edie Adams “The Edie Adams Christmas Album: Featuring Ernie Kovacs (1952)” Release Date: October 9th, 2012 Label: Omnivore Recordings Tracks: 15 Running Time: 29 minutes Our Score: 4 out of 5 stars Omnivore Recordings is the label behind releasing this gem of a Christmas record. Edie Adams sings the best Christmas tracks along with Ernie […]

3D Blu-ray Review “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas”

Directed by: Todd Strauss-Schulson Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Thomas Lennon, Danny Trejo Distributed by: Warner Bros Home Entertainment MPAA Rating: R (Theatrical) / Unrated (Extended) Running time: 90 minutes (Theatrical) / 96 minutes (Extended) Film: 4 out of 5 stars Extras: 3 out of 5 stars Traveling back to 2004 with […]

Film Review “Arthur Christmas”

Fun for the whole family

“A Christmas Story” I Triple Dog Dare You! Video Contest

Recreate a scene from A Christmas Story for a chance to win the ultimate fan vacation!

Blu-ray Review “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”

Director: Jules Bass Narrated by: Joel Grey Studio: Warner Home Video Rated: G Run Time: 25 minutes Overall Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” is one of the little known Christmas classics.  It has always been a fun short special, another great from Rankin-Bass.  The video on this Blu-ray is […]

CD Review: Black Label Society “Glorious Christmas Songs That Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good” EP

Black Label Society “Glorious Christmas Songs That Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good” EP eOne Music Tracks: 3 Our Score: 2 out of 5 stars “Glorious Christmas Songs That Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good” is the Newest EP by the Zakk Wylde fronted group Black Label Society. The EP consists […]

Orlando’s 12 Days of “Arthur Christmas” Announced

Welcome to the 12 Days of Arthur Christmas! Between November 12 and running for 12 days, Arthur Christmas will be touring throughout Orlando on his way to the theaters when ARTHUR CHRISTMAS opens on Wednesday, November 23. All of the events are open to the public. Some events may require a ticket. Complete Schedule: 11/12 […]

Film Review “A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas”

Funny to its core and filmed in gloriously rendered, over the top 3D

CD Review: She & Him “A Very She & Him Christmas”

She & Him A Very She & Him Christmas Label: Merge Records Length: 33 minutes 12 Tracks Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars There is only one way to describe this album…”An instant classic”. I have been waiting for Zooey Deschanel to release a Christmas album since she teased us with her amazing singing […]

Blu-ray Review “Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale”

Directed by: Jalmari Helander Starring: Tommi Korpela, Per Christian Ellefsen, Jorma Tommila, Jonathan Hutchings, Onni Tommila, Risto Salmi, Peeter Jakobi, Rauno Juvonen, Ilmari Järvenpää Distributed by: Oscilloscope MPAA Rating: R Running time: 84 min. Overall Score: 4 out of 5 stars There is definitely something about this film that makes it stick. I have had […]

“Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale” is Coming to Town October 25th

The dark comic gem RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE will be released on DVD and Blu Ray on October 25th. Based on the award winning shorts from director Jalmari Helander that have already acquired a cult reputation on the internet, this re-imagining of the most classic of all childhood fantasies features a Santa that you […]

“Thomas Kinkade Presents Christmas Lodge” Arrives on DVD This Holiday Season

Anything Is Possible This Holiday Season THOMAS KINKADE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LODGE The Enchanting Family Film Arrives On DVD October 11 From Vivendi Entertainment and Nasser Entertainment DVD Includes Limited Edition Thomas Kinkade Painting And 3 Free Holiday Music Downloads UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – Expect the unexpected and witness a sweet Christmas miracle in the heartwarming […]

3D Blu-Ray Review “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”

Directed by: Henry Selick Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Ken Page Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures MPAA Rating: PG Running time: 76 minutes 3D Blu-ray Film: 5 out of 5 stars Extras: 5 out of 5 stars I have been a fan of “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” […]