This season’s guilty pleasure

Indulge in the Christmas spirit with Hallmark movies.


Marla Mitchell, Staff

The countdown has begun. Hallmark movies are a staple piece when it comes to the Christmas holiday. This year makes it the 10th anniversary that Hallmark blesses the world with Countdown to Christmas holiday movies.

Throughout the entire month of December are holiday movies being played on rotation. This year of 2019, the countdown started as early as October.

One of the many traditions of this holiday, is binge-watching Hallmark holiday movies. There are so many messages revealed in Hallmark Christmas movies: finding true love, finding oneself passion(s), etc..

The holidays seem to start earlier each year. Between October and January, 36 Hallmark holiday movies are aired. That gives everyone plenty of chances to indulge.

As believed by viewers, the top Hallmark Christmas movies are Christmas Under Wraps, My Christmas Love, and Journey Back To Christmas.

According to Pamela Rutledge, behavioral scientist, director of the Media Psychology Research Center and Media Psychology faculty at Fielding Graduate University, the Hallmark holiday movie plot formula takes us on an emotional journey that can be especially beneficial during the stress of the season.

When it comes to Hallmark holiday movies many might consider the acting over the top, corny, or unrealistic. Those are all the reasons why one possibly couldn’t get enough of watching them.

Hallmark Christmas movies has dominated the holiday season each year. There are a countless number of Hallmark movies to watch. Create new traditions with family by sitting on the sofa and enjoying Christmas.