Tag Archives: Charles dickens

It’s Christmas, Carol! (2012) Rated TV-G

A publishing executive is visited by the ghost of her former boss, who tells her she has lost sight of the important things in life. Based on the book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Carrie Fisher, … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1970) Rated G

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Albert Finney, Edith Evans, and Kenneth More. This is the quintessential film of the classic Dickens’ tale. Finney is a joy to watch as Scrooge, who then has a change of … Continue reading

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A Carol Christmas (2003) Rated TV-G

A talk show host is set to make sure the festive season is destroyed. Starring Tori Spelling, Dinah Manoff, and William Shatner. This film is another take-off of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Here, we have the female version of … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, November 12, 2019

 Good Boys (R) Three 6th grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. Starring Jacob … Continue reading

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Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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Carol for Another Christmas (1964) Rated NR

A man grieves for his son who died twenty years ago at Christmas during World War II. Starring Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint, and Ben Gazzara. This film was produced as a special for the United Nations, and it was sponsored … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Three Wise Women (2010) Rated NR

A doctor, set to marry on Christmas Eve, gets help from her younger and older selves to discover who she truly is. Starring Fionnula Flanagan, John Rhys-Davies, Hugh O’Conor, Lauren Coe, Amy Huberman, Brendan Patricks. This film is inspired by … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012) Rated NR

A Masterpiece production of Charles Dickens’ unfinished book, The  Mystery of Edwin Drood. Starring Matthew Rhys, Freddie Fox, Tamzin Merchant. This has to be one of the worst productions I have seen depicting one of Charles  Dickens’ works. I’m not … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1935) Rated NR

Ebenezer Scrooge, gets a visit from his former partner, Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by three ghosts, all on Christmas Eve.  Based on the Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Robert Cochran One … Continue reading

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