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  • If some of the animation overdoes it, a lot of it is downright gorgeous. Few images this year have followed me home like the Ghost of Christmas Past, here imagined as a bright-flamed candle with the face of a child. It flickers. It whispers. It flies. show more

  • This Christmas Carol seems like a pale ghost of Dickens' magical Christmas classic. show more

  • This sad excuse for family entertainment tries to enshrine a classic while defacing it. show more

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  • August 22, 2011 Sweetrose
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    Carrey is cool, in such movies as Liar Liar and The Mask.Here, we see a different take on the classic Ebenezer story.With popular voices from Hoskins and Wright Penn,we see a heart of stone become warm and melted.There are certain scenes that would frighten younger children.In the major observation,I still love the transformation from miser to a generous chap.

  • November 28, 2010 re50cal
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    Wow, can’t believe there are still major movies like this with out any African-American characters in them. How do you make a movie with this many characters and not one minority of any sort in it. Shame on Jim Carrey for allowing that. After all it was only the Wayan Brothers, (two black guys) that made him famous. Nobody knew who he was until, In living Color. And by the way the movie sucked, definitely not for kids. Waste of mon

  • May 11, 2010 Pualj77
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    he better be making the grinch 2 because the first one was a killer classic to me but he needs to come out with another as a sequeal and make it happen to be better with a lot more like this one a really powerful kick and a slammer slam like a chrismas carol with more live action and high flying thrills lets pray for jim carrey to do it this year...?

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