In this episode we review Annie Claus is Coming to Town, which is basically "What if Elf was a Woman?" The description from IMDB: "This year, Santa's daughter (Maria Thayer) takes her first trip away from the North Pole during the Christmas season hoping to find adventure and love in sunny California. While Santa watches his daughter through a magic snow globe, Annie arrives in L.A. and becomes friends with the owner of Candy Cane Inn, Lucy (Vivica A. Fox), and her daughter, Mia (Nay Nay Kirby). She also quickly lands a job at Wonderland Toys. Wonderland Toys' owner, Ted (Sam Page) is struggling to stay in business selling old-fashioned toys in a digital world. Annie soon realizes that she wants Ted's business to thrive because she has feelings for this Christmas traditionalist."

Christmas List

Today's Christmas episode reviews the 2016 Hallmark Channel movie "Christmas List." The description from IMDB: "Isobel Gray (Alicia Witt) plans a storybook Christmas with her boyfriend, including a snow-covered cottage in the Northwest, and a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions. But when the boyfriend goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down. Will Isobel have a White Christmas ending under the mistletoe?"

Miss Christmas

Another day, another Christmas movie. Today it's a new one from the Hallmark Channel called "Miss Christmas." From "Nicknamed “Miss Christmas,” the official tree finder for Chicago’s renowned Radcliffe Tree lighting is left desperate to find the perfect tree. A letter from a young boy promising his tree is perfect sends her to a small town where she learns the young boy’s dad isn’t willing to part with his tree. While sparks fly, she’ll be forced to confront what she’s really been missing for Christmas." If you're a tree finder by trade, you may want to skip this episode. 

What happens when a classic fairy tale is modernized around the world of event catering? You have the movie we reviewed for today's episode, A Cinderella Christmas. Here's the description: "Angie works hard to run her uncle's events business while her cousin Candace takes the credit. When Angie takes a night off to have fun at the Christmasquerade Ball, the mask and gown allow her to let loose, and she quickly catches the eye of Nicholas, a wealthy local bachelor. But then Angie has to go before revealing her identity, leaving Nicholas searching for his mystery woman in this modern take on the classic fairytale." 

On today's installment of our 25 days of Christmas we review "The Christmas Switch," a weirdly dark movie combining two of Elizabeth's favorite things: Christmas and body swap movies. The description from IMDB: "Eddie Bennett is a fast-talking, three-card monte dealer who has hustled the streets of New York City for the last 15 years. Eddie along with his friends, has mastered every scam there is until one day he is visited by a mysterious man who offers him an unusual proposition. He will give Eddie the chance to achieve eternal redemption for all the bad deeds he has done. The price is simple: he must transfer his spirit to a different body for three weeks. This way an aging, ailing Santa Claus, Sam, can use Eddie's body to play St. Nick for one more Christmas." 

It's day 2 of our 25 (but not really) Days of Christmas, and we're back with Christmas in the Smokies. Here's the IMDB description: "Christmas in the Smokies is a modern day Christmas classic set in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. It tells the story of one family's journey to save their historic berry farm against all odds during one fateful holiday season." Who has a berry farm and expects to make money in this day and age? Come on man. This classic stars the guy who played Maurice on Norther Exposure and the couples therapist from Old School as the mayor. 

It's that time of year again....we're back for We Just Saw A Movie's 25 Days of Christmas. We decided to start a little early this year, right after Thanksgiving. We hope the Christmas-themed episode podcast police don't bust us for it. We kick off the festivities this year with a review of Love at the Christmas Table, a 2012 Lifetime movie described thusly: "Love proves elusive for two friends that have shared every Christmas for the past 30 years in this warmhearted romantic comedy." It stars Winnie from the Wonder Years, Marty McFly's mom, and the spongeworthy guy from Seinfeld. 

Justice League

In today's episode we're joined by a guest reviewer, our friend Kate, to review the mess that was Justice League. We have a wide-ranging discussion about Ben Affleck as Batman, Jason Momoa playing an Aquaman who doesn't swim much or talk to fish, and the sheer volume of actors in this movie. Seriously, everyone was in it. Pretty sure we even had a cameo somehow. 

In this episode we spend just about six minutes talking about Murder on the Orient Express. The rest of the episode consists of an argument over how "pumpkin spice" got its name, the trailers for The Post, Hostiles, and The Commuter, and our biggest issue with Amtrak trains. So, a wide-ranging episode to say the least. 


We're back with a review of the latest offering from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok. We talk about whether or not the movie was TOO funny and also review the trailer for Alexander Payne's Downsizing. Or is it Downsized? We're not sure, and we never really figure it out on the podcast either.