A CHRISTMAS CAROL 2009 Movie Review
The new Disney Movie A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be released to theaters on November 6, 2009. It will be starring the voices of Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Robin Wright Penn, and directed by Robert Zemeckis. If you are planning to go see the movie, here are a few reviews from around the web to help you make up your mind.
The fear many of us had when it was announced Jim Carrey would play Ebenezer Scrooge and other parts in Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of A Christmas Carol was that Carrey’s clowning would turn the story into a goofy farce. This fear turns out to have been unfounded. If anything, the opposite is true: The film has no personality at all, not Carrey’s or anyone else’s. Read More
Deck the halls with boughs of computer-generated holly, for Disney are in bright and early with their seasonal extravaganza, and the good news — of which there is some — is that A Christmas Carol keeps the slush at bay with a reasonable dose of salt. Read More
One thing’s for certain with Robert Zemeckis’s latest attempt at motion-capture CGI animation, kids need not apply. I have had conversations with fellow critics and the conclusion I’ve come to concerning children and Disney’s A Christmas Carol is that while some elements may indeed frighten some kids, the overall complaint will be that it’s just too boring. Read More
A Christmas Carol Synopsis: An animated retelling of Charles Dickens classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.