#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Musical icon and multiple Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton and Grammy Award nominated R&B singer and producer Brian McKnight star in this Lifetime Original Movie. The film follows a young Appalachian mountain girl (Desiree Ross) as she pursues her dream of becoming a country star.
Plot: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music – while at the same time competing in a country music competition for kids, hosted by Dolly Parton herself.
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Not Your Typical Christmas Feel Good Movie
This time of year I love channel surfing for Christmas movies…and most seem to be written from the same outline with a twist here or there and offer very little challenge when it comes to picking up on the foreshadowing and predicting the finale … I usually find myself mentally jumping ahead to the ending when I am no more than 1/3 or 1/2 way through and almost always being correct on all major details…the attractive girl with history, the attractive guy with history, a third party that facilitates their unlikely and usually acrimonious meeting, a slow to start to their awkward romance that explodes 3/4 of the way through into a passionate, feel good relationship, only to implode 10 minutes later with accusations of lying or withholding pertinent facts only to conclude minutes later with a reconciliation that is sappy sweet, mostly unsatisfying and almost always offering the viewer a corny gleam of hope that Santa is indeed alive and well… A Country Christmas Story is different; first of all, it is not very Christmasy; it could just as easily have been set during another time of year; but I found that it thoughtfully offered up dialogue on issues that are not seasonal nor frequently confronted from the eyes of a child and played that theme out with some great acting, several original country tracks worthy of more listening and a satisfying, believable and Santa-less ending…
This is not your typical Christmas rom/com. It’s not really a rom/com since the focus of the story is mostly Grace’s journey to and through the contest amidst family downs and ups.. It has nothing to do with Christmas other than a few decorations on the stage of the contest and Dolly singing a quick Jingle Belles.
There’s a wonderful few lines between Danny (dad) and Jenny (mom). “So why’s Grace staying with Sarah?” “Cause I don’t like what she’s been doing.” “Boys?” Jenny shakes her head no. “Drinking?” “No?” “OK I give up.” “Music.” Lady did you hear that conversation? Danny should have also added “Drugs?” Jenny further proves her lack of sense as the conversation progresses. Actually this whole sequence is quite realistic. It captures the flavor of the first half of the movie. There are a lot of other messy realistic exchanges in this movie before we get to the contest.
The story kept surprising me. Just when I thought it was going one way, it went another.
The contest was amazing. Each of the other two contestants sounded unbeatable. They sang well and had charisma. Grace’s song was different and showcased both her voice and her heart.
The climax and ending are a bit sappy, but that’s OK!
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr (120 min) (including commercials)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Drama, Family, Musical
Director Eric Bross
Writer Steven Peros (teleplay), Anna Filameno (story), Steven Peros (story)
Actors Megyn Price, Ross McCall, Brian McKnight, Desiree Ross
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