Cooking Up Christmas

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  • TV-PG
  • 2020
  • 6.1  (313)

Cooking Up Christmas is a heartwarming romantic comedy film that was released in 2020. Directed by Roger M. Bobb, the movie stars Meagan Holder, Lamman Rucker and L. Warren Young in leading roles. The plot follows Mallory (Meagan Holder), a successful food blogger and chef living in Los Angeles, who is forced to return home to Memphis for Christmas due to a family emergency. Mallory is eager to get back to Los Angeles as soon as possible, but her mother persuades her to stay and cater her parents’ upcoming Christmas Eve dinner for some important clients.

Mallory is initially hesitant as she doesn't want to spend her Christmas break stuck in a kitchen, but as she spends more time in Memphis, she reconnects with her roots and starts to feel the Christmas spirit once again. As she works on the menu for the Christmas Eve dinner, she finds herself falling for the local handyman, Daniel (Lamman Rucker), who is also helping her with the catering.

With the help of her sister and Daniel's supportive grandson, Mallory cooks up a feast and learns important lessons about love, family, and the true meaning of Christmas.

The film features beautiful holiday decorations, gorgeous lighting, and a great soundtrack that sets up the mood perfectly. The performances of the lead actors add to the charm of the movie. Meagan Holder is delightful as Mallory, portraying a strong and independent character while also showing her vulnerable side. Lamman Rucker is equally impressive as Daniel, a kind-hearted handyman with a strong work ethic and a heart of gold. The chemistry between the two is undeniable and makes for several romantic and heart-warming moments throughout the movie.

L. Warren Young, who plays Mallory's father in the movie, brings a certain warmth and joy with his performance that only further enhances the movie's holiday feel. The supporting cast, including Mallory's sister and Daniel's grandson, also provide comic relief and contribute to the overall feel-good nature of the movie.

The movie also highlights the importance of family relationships and how they play a significant role in shaping our lives. Mallory's strained relationship with her father is resolved through reconnecting with her roots and family traditions. This subplot brings an emotional depth to the movie that makes it more relatable and heartfelt.

All in all, Cooking Up Christmas is a delightful romantic comedy that is perfect for the holiday season. With its endearing characters, enjoyable plot, and wonderful message, it is sure to evoke smiles and leave a cheerful impression on its viewers.

Cooking Up Christmas is a 2020 kids & family movie. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

Cooking Up Christmas
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    6.1  (313)