The first batch of movies designed to get you into the holiday spirit is out Oct. 29 on DVD and Blu-ray.
“A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish”; 3 stars: Katherine “Kat” Decker (Laura Marano) dreams of becoming a famous singer-songwriter, but she is being held back emotionally by a cruel stepmother and professionally by her job as a department store elf. This could have been the end of her story. But she meets a charming young man, Nick (Gregg Sulkin), who is working as the store’s Santa Claus. Little does she know, he has a very rich secret life.