Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1909-current, November 30, 2016, Page pg 17, Image 57

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    HOLIDAY MOVIES
The Best Man Holiday (2013) Long-forgotten
rivalries and romances reignite when college friends
have a Christmas reunion nearly 15 years after the
last time they saw one another. FXX 8 pm
The Sound of Christmas (2016) Lizzie, a young
piano teacher, helps Brad’s teenage daughter learn
music. As she begins to break through to the girl,
sparks begin to fly with Brad, but she is shocked
to find out that he may want to buy the school’s
property. HM&M 9 pm
Broadcasting Christmas (2016) When two exes
compete for the same co-host position at the na-
tion’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they
discover that the fire that burned between them is
still alive. HALLMARK 10 pm
White Christmas (1954) Former Army buddies
put on a show with a sister act to save their gen-
eral’s hotel in Vermont. AMC 10:30 pm
The Best Man Holiday (2013) Long-forgotten
rivalries and romances reignite when college friends
have a Christmas reunion nearly 15 years after the
last time they saw one another. FXX 10:30 pm
DEC. 18
Black Nativity (2013) A street-wise teen discov-
ers the value of faith, healing and family after he
goes to New York to spend Christmas with his
estranged relatives. BET 7 pm
The Christmas Ornament (2013) Kathy plans to
avoid any holiday traditions that bring back memo-
ries of her late husband until she receives an orna-
ment from a handsome shop owner. To move on
from her loss, Kathy works for a balance between
her memories and finding a future. HM&M 7 pm
Sleigh Bells Ring (2016) A busy single mother
begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade.
While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh
that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins
nudging her back to an old flame. HALLMARK
8 pm
Scrooge (1970) Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer
Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmases past, pres-
ent and yet to come. TCM 8 pm
Miracle in the Wilderness (1991) An 1850s
couple and their baby are kidnapped at Christ-
mas by a Blackfeet chief avenging his son. GET
TV 8 pm
A Christmas to Remember (2016) A TV person-
ality drives to a small-town mountain retreat. On
her way, a blizzard veers her off the road and she
crashes. When she awakens, she has complete am-
nesia, and a friendly passerby takes her in. HM&M
9 pm
Elf (2003) Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s
elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his
family in New York. ABC FAMILY 9:50 pm
Christmas List (2016) Isobel makes a carefully
composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions
to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes
AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting
new romance turns her life upside down. HALL-
MARK 10 pm
DEC. 19
Christmas With Tucker (2013) In the months
following his father’s death, a boy learns about re-
sponsibility, the loyalty of friends and the power of
love through his bond with a special dog. HM&M
7 pm
Arthur Christmas (2011) Animated. Santa’s
youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to de-
liver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas
morning dawns. DISNEY 7:30 pm
Deck the Halls (2006) Neighbors in a New
England town go to war after one adorns his house
with enough Christmas lights to make it visible
from space. AMC 8 pm
12 Gifts of Christmas (2015) Anna is hired to
become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc.
As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that
Christmas giving should be about the importance
of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find
success as an artist in an unexpected way. HALL-
MARK 8 pm
A Christmas Carol (1999) Dickens’ Ebenezer
Scrooge receives visits from three Christmas spirits
who show him his past, present and future. TNT
8 pm
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, es-
pecially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.
ABC FAMILY 8:55 pm
A Dog Named Christmas (2009) A mentally
challenged man embarks on a mission to find
homes for dogs during the holidays. HM&M 9 pm
A Perfect Christmas (2016) Newlyweds Steve
and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their
families come for the holidays: he’s just been laid
off, and she’s pregnant. HALLMARK 10 pm
A Christmas Carol (1999) Dickens’ Ebenezer
Scrooge receives visits from three Christmas spirits
who show him his past, present and future. TNT
10 pm
DEC. 20
Journey Back to Christmas (2016) A nurse from
World War II is transported in time to 2016 and
meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of
family and that the true meaning of Christmas is
timeless. HM&M 7 pm
Four Christmases (2008) When their plans for
a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend
Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-
togethers. AMC 8 pm
A Christmas Story 2 (2012) Teenage Ralphie
wrecks his dream car before he even gets it off the
lot, so he and his friends get jobs to earn enough
money to fix it before the Old Man finds out.
CMTV 8 pm
Christmas Cookies (2016) A corporate agent is
sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and
shut down its factory. When she starts falling in
love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas
spirit overtakes her. HALLMARK 8 pm
The Santa Clause (1994) An adman takes over
for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop
mishap on Christmas Eve. ABC FAMILY 8:50 pm
Debbie Macomber’s Dashing Through the
Snow (2015) A young woman becomes stranded
in an airport at Christmastime and accepts a ride
from a man who rented the last rental car in town.
As they head north, a hint of romance develops
when they encounter a few bumps on the road.
HM&M 9 pm
Merry Matrimony (2015) After landing her dream
job, a woman must work with her ex-boyfriend to
organize a wedding for a fashion magazine. HALL-
MARK 10 pm
A Christmas Story 2 (2012) Teenage Ralphie wrecks
his dream car before he even gets it off the lot, so he
and his friends get jobs to earn enough money to fix it
before the Old Man finds out. CMTV 10:30 pm
DEC. 21
A Christmas to Remember (2016) A TV personality
drives to a small-town mountain retreat. On her way,
a blizzard veers her off the road and she crashes. When
she awakens, she has complete amnesia, and a friendly
passerby takes her in. HM&M 7 pm
A Christmas Carol (1984) Dickens’ London miser
Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past,
present and yet to come. AMC 8 pm
A Heavenly Christmas (2016) A workaholic’s un-
timely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas
angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use
his music to heal old wounds. HALLMARK 8 pm
A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011) Six
years after their last adventure, the infamous stoners
reunite on Christmas Eve to find a replacement tree for
the one Harold sent up in smoke. FXX 8 pm
Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas (1977)
Stars of the 1954-63 “Father Knows Best” TV series
re-create their roles for a family holiday. GET TV 8:10
pm
Elf (2003) Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves,
a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in
New York. ABC FAMILY 8:55 pm
The Sound of Christmas (2016) Lizzie, a young pia-
no teacher, helps Brad’s teenage daughter learn music.
As she begins to break through to the girl, sparks begin
to fly with Brad, but she is shocked to find out that he
may want to buy the school’s property. HM&M 9 pm
Sleigh Bells Ring (2016) A busy single mother begins
organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop
hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have
a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to
an old flame. HALLMARK 10 pm
A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011) Six
years after their last adventure, the infamous stoners
reunite on Christmas Eve to find a replacement tree for
the one Harold sent up in smoke. FXX 10 pm
The law takes a holiday
The Andy Griffith Show
When to watch: Sundance – Dec. 24
“The Christmas Story” from Season 1 of this classic family sitcom finds
Sheriff Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) and Deputy Barney Fife (Don Knotts)
trying to salvage Christmas for a moonshiner (Sam Edwards) and his family
after the town Scrooge (Will Wright) insists he be jailed. Andy, Barney,
Aunt Bee (Frances Bavier), Ellie (Elinor Donahue), and Opie (Ron Howard)
decide to bring the festivities to the jailhouse, preparing a feast complete
with all the trimmings and a tree for the family. Will stingy old Scrooge get
touched by the spirit of Christmas? In case you don’t remember, Sundance is
offering plenty of chances to tune-in to find out on Christmas Eve.
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