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MOVIE REVIEW: Disney’s A Christmas Carol Is No Humbug!

Disney’s A Christmas Carol surprises in that not only is it a wonderful film, it doesn’t actually dress up the tradition Dickens tale with too much action movie fooferaw.

Christmas Carol 3-D

By now, what with everyone from Mr. Magoo to Tim Curry having played the humbugging Dickens miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, there are very few people who don’t know the story of how he is haunted by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future and regains his lost humanity. The question is merely whether Robert Zemeckis’ 3-D CGI workup works on its own merits.

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Beowulf: Dazzling 3D CGI, So-So Movie!

Beowulf EclipseMagazine.com Movie Review

Roger Zemeckis has created an amazing world in Beowulf – the CG adaptation of the epic poem we all suffered through in high school English. Here, though, we get a loose adaptation that assigns human motivations to the major players – including the decidedly inhuman Grendel and his mother. Does it work? Just often enough make the expensive 3D process worth it.

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