Call him Mr. Christmas Movie: Meet the man behind your holiday favorites

12/5/2021 6:33:00 PM

Call him Mr. Christmas Movie: The man behind your holiday fare loves the season too

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Call him Mr. Christmas Movie: The man behind your holiday fare loves the season too

Go-to Christmas movie director Ron Oliver ('The Real Housewives of the North Pole') knows what makes the genre work. In fact, it's in his blood.

Print“My mom was a big Christmas nut,” says Daytime Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer Ron Oliver, reminiscing about his youth in the tiny town of Dundalk, Ontario, a two-hour drive north of Toronto. “All year, we’d build up to it. To this day, I have childhood memories of our main street — the stores, the snow, the trees, the twinkling lights. The whole classic Currier and Ives Christmas. Every time I make these movies, I strive to have those moments.”

It would take more than four decades for Oliver to carve a candy-cane-colored career out of the passion for all things Noel he inherited from his mother. First, he’d have to relocate to Southern California — as much to escape his native country’s biting winters as to work in Hollywood. Oliver and his husband of 10 years, Eric Bowes, have lived in Palm Springs since 2001, and at his request, we’ve met at the Reef, a Tiki bar housed at Caliente Tropics, a resort hotel on the south end of town. The funny, friendly 61-year-old is in Bermudas and a short-sleeved shirt, sipping neither eggnog nor mulled wine but a margarita.

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“All year, we’d build up to it. To this day, I have childhood memories of our main street — the stores, the snow, the trees, the twinkling lights. Please try again later Looks like we are having a problem on the server. The whole classic Currier and Ives Christmas. now shut the fuck up and let them be! — kay🧣 (@lcvebrina) It took Olivia Rodrigo more than 8 months to say ‘don’t send death threats’. Every time I make these movies, I strive to have those moments. What do you call these?.” It would take more than four decades for Oliver to carve a candy-cane-colored career out of the passion for all things Noel he inherited from his mother. The White House did not immediately comment on the announcement.

First, he’d have to relocate to Southern California — as much to escape his native country’s biting winters as to work in Hollywood. — the life of riley • nace vigilante era (@mslizzieforbes) December 3, 2021 don’t get me wrong i love olivia so so much but when she sings about her experiences it’s okay but as soon as joshua does it everyone hates on him??? idk can someone explain cause it doesn’t make sense to me — lillie☆ (@ADELAIDESEAVEY) JOSHUA BASSET CANT COPY OLIVIA RODRIGO’S LYRICS BLATANTLY THEN SAY HES TELLING HIS SIDE OF THE STORY — piss slit (@emmakkwilliams) December 2, 2021 now why most livies suddenly attack joshua's songwriting? didn't you guys hate when people did the same to olivia? every artist is free to write about whatever they want, if u don't like it, don't listen to them, period. Oliver and his husband of 10 years, Eric Bowes, have lived in Palm Springs since 2001, and at his request, we’ve met at the Reef, a Tiki bar housed at Caliente Tropics, a resort hotel on the south end of town. The funny, friendly 61-year-old is in Bermudas and a short-sleeved shirt, sipping neither eggnog nor mulled wine but a margarita. “I’ve made all kinds of stuff — thrillers, horror, kids, comedies,” maintains the man whose first taste of show business came when he performed as a teen magician in high school, and who’s been a card-carrying member of L. Blaming Olivia for all the things he went through.A. Russia is more adamant than ever that the U.

’s Magic Castle for more than a quarter-century. “None of it has had the resonance with audiences that my Christmas movies have.” Advertisement Here’s just a sampling of the holiday titles he has written and/or directed since 2005: “A Dennis the Menace Christmas,” “Angel of Christmas,” “Romance at Reindeer Lodge,” “Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade” and an untitled Lindsay Lohan project shot in Utah and coming to Netflix next year. One of Oliver’s more recent favorites began as a joke. In April 2019, he posted on social media an image of himself sipping champagne at the bar of a famed New York City landmark, commenting that he was researching a trinket titled “Christmas at the Plaza.S.

” “Monday morning,” recalls Oliver, “I get a phone call from my executive at Hallmark saying, ‘If you’re serious, and you can make it happen, we’ll make that movie. Here’s your budget.’” It aired to great fanfare seven months later. Next up for Oliver is the just-completed “Real Housewives of the North Pole,” streaming Dec. 9, Peacock’s first foray into the genre. The risks for Putin of going through with such an invasion would be enormous.

“It’s the story of two best friends who live across the street from each other,” he says of the film, which is set not in the North Pole but in the fictional hamlet of North Pole, Vt. “Their friendship is tested and collapses, so they decide to compete against each other in the annual holiday decorating contest. In doing so, they learn a little bit about what the nature of friendship really is and how much they truly need each other.” Inside the new crop of ‘raunchy as hell’ Christmas movies shaking up TV Irreverent, diverse and brought to life by big-name talent, VH1’s “Naughty or Nice” movie slate aims to break into a crowded field. The tip of the hat to the insanely successful reality TV franchise is no accident, and in a . Putin to go ahead and do what people are worried he may do,” Biden said Friday.