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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Jim Carrey
Robin Wright Penn
Bob Hoskins
Colin Firth
Gary Oldman
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Robert Zemeckis
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Robert Zemeckis
Running Time
96 minutes

A Christmas Carol
The spirit of Christmas via the medium of mo-cap


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A Christmas Carol

Plot
Charles Dickens’ classic tale of Christmas spirit sees miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Carrey) believing Christmas is humbug until a terrifying visit from his dead partner Marley (Oldman) tells him the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet To Come (Carrey again and again) are coming to show him the error of his ways.


Verdict
It’s always a good story, this time told more creepily than usual. Good, but not as good as The Muppets’ Christmas Carol, Scrooged, Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol or some great, classic live action classic versions.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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