Gloria Calderón Kellett Coming Home for the Holidays with ‘Lovely’

That’s why he designed “Lovingly” as an optimistic response. If she and her husband couldn’t see their family for the holidays, she would structure every episode of her show around a holiday. Bizarre and colorful characters were often found on the fringes of romantic comedies and Christmas movies—if they were found—he would put them in …

Gloria Calderón Kellett Coming Home for the Holidays with ‘Lovely’

He set up the series in January, gathered a writers’ room in February, and shot it in June. Set in Portland, the film follows the Diaz family, an interdependent, intergenerational clan that runs a high-end Mexican American restaurant. Starting the night before Christmas, it progresses through New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Independence Day, and Day …