I’ll admit it’s been awhile since I watched Scrooged, especially in its entirety. Proof of that is the fact that my wife who I’ve been with for almost seven years has never seen it. I forgot how much I loved this film. It’s classic Bill Murray. I was only 10 when this came out and didn’t see it for the first time a few years later. Even then I loved it and watching it last night brought back all those same feelings was thrilled to see my wife enjoy it almost as much as I do.
Tis the season and Disney is putting on the full court press. It seems the animators at Disney (not Pixar) are getting the studio running in anticipation of December’s The Princess & the Frog by remaking for the third time A Christmas Carol (Previous versions were Mickey’s Christmas Carol and The Muppet Christmas Carol). This time around Disney turns to Director Robert Zemeckis to tell us the holiday staple and he uses a lot of the lessons he learned from The Polar Express. Read the rest of this entry
Ahh it’s that time of year again. The time of year when it gets cold, and movies come out about it being cold. Here’s the thing about A Christmas Carol…I love Charles Dickens. He showed the world how cold and cruel Victorian England was. The poverty, filth and despair. I’m just not sure it was ever meant to be animated. Read the rest of this entry