Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love Reviews

December 2, 2016
This inspirational blending of two stories from Parton's childhood is just the thing to get you in the holiday spirit, but the life-and-death realities deserve consideration for sensitive viewers.
November 30, 2016
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love is ultimately as sweet as the Whitman's Sampler the Parton kids get to dive into.
November 29, 2016
What pulls it all together is what pulls together everything Dolly Parton touches: heartfelt emotion, un-ironic portrayals of modest sincerity (Nettles and Schroder are particularly effective), and a gift for turning treacle into musical gold.
November 29, 2016
It isn't very good, and it isn't nearly as good as Parton deserves.
November 29, 2016
These numerous, disorganized plot points attempt to make up for the flimsy dialogue and hammy acting - flaws that weren't nearly so evident in last year's movie.
November 28, 2016
While the filmmakers... have sprinkled some genuine moments... made a great hire in casting Nettles... they have inadvertently made their subject, the charismatic singer herself, into someone whose life you'd rather not hear about anymore.
November 28, 2016
The core is solid, with strong work again from Ricky Schroder and singer Jennifer Nettles as Dolly's parents and Alyvia Alyn Lind very good as the 9-year-old Parton.