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A Dark Version Of “A Christmas Carol” Is Headed To VR

A Dark Version Of "A Christmas Carol" Is Headed To VR

MWM Interactive announced this week they're bringing a dark version of A Christmas Carol to VR with Chained: A Victorian Nightmare Created and directed by Justin Denton, the same mind behind the immersive game Legion, you get a modern-day version of a Christmas classic You can get the game right now for $6 on Oculus,[...]

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Why Christmas Movies Serve No Purpose [OPINION]

If it’s not the same five types of family films, it’s another remake of some Christmas IP done to death like A Christmas Carol.[caption id="attachment_48026" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Disney[/caption]Whether if it’s [Some Irrelevant Character] Saves Christmas or some recycled Christmas IP in the public domain like Rudolph Saves Christmas, there are hundreds of these films out[...]

That New 'A Christmas Carol' Adaptation From BBC Heads to FX

Back in 2017, Sir Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions and Tom Hardy's Hardy Son & Baker announced a join project with the BBC to bring a new adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale "A Christmas Carol" to television We haven't really heard anything about it since then, until this morning's announcement that FX has partnered with BBC[...]

Bah! Humbug! Why 'A Christmas Carol' Needs a Holiday from the Holidays

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is an American tradition during the end-of-the-year holidays It's a quality story - but unfortunately, an abused one and most often the point gets lost on audiences Whether it's a direct adaptation of the Dickens' novel or the beloved American film It's a Wonderful Life, both main characters deal with a[...]

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Bleeding Cool Picks Their Favorite Christmas Films (And Shows)

The Peanut Christmas special, the stop motion Rudolph, but the one I seemed to like the most was the Disney version of A Christmas Carol I loved the story and how different the various ghosts were I especially loved the Ghost of Christmas Future scene because it was pretty dark for a kids cartoon and[...]

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Shout Factory TV to Air Tons of Holiday Programming, Including on Twitch

Check out the list of programming below.The complete list of programs: ·        Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus ·        Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians ·        Cinematic Titanic: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians ·        MST3K Yule Log ·        Christmas for a Dollar ·        Scrooge (1935) ·        A Christmas Carol (2000) ·        The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t ·        Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus ·        The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve ·        Mary Christmas ·        Christmas Comes to[...]

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Castle of Horror: Scrooge (1970) is Spookier Than You Remember, Plus We're Not Crying, You're Crying

We take a look at the spooky, moving 1970 musical version of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge, starring Albert Finney and Alec Guinness These are some amazing performances and most of us were bowled over by how moving a version of A Christmas Carol can be.Listen here:http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/scrooge_rev.mp3Listen on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MysLdRp_ywECastle of Horror/Castle Talk Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime[...]

Tom Hardy, Steven Knight Adapting Charles Dickens For BBC One

[caption id="attachment_752898" align="aligncenter" width="547"] Credit: Photo by David Buchan/Variety/REX/Shutterstock[/caption]In 2019, Ebenezer Scrooge is set to be visited by a fourth ghost on Christmas Eve,"The Ghost of Christmas Adaptations," as Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has been tapped to adapt Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and several of the author's other works for BBC One[...]

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Was Charles Dickens The Man Who Invented Christmas?

I get out at a station, and can't drink a glass of water without having a hundred people looking down my throat when I open my mouth to swallow." [letter to John Forster, 1842] And as it sometimes goes with modern comic book creators working on important titles, when it comes to Dickens and A Christmas Carol,[...]

Updated Christmas Carol To Feature Ice Cube As Scrooge

Deadline reports Ice Cube will star in Humbug, a modern retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.Tim Story is already slated to direct the film, which will see Cube play a "wealthy real estate mogul shown a path to redemption by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future." It is unclear if he'll actually[...]