2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I love the book, and there have been some really great film adaptations (the Alistair Sim version leading the pack). This is not one of them. To give it credit, it must have been visually specatucular in the theatre, but you don't need elaborate special effects to get to the heart of the story. I found that so much of the story in this version was to spotlight the 3d effects, that when you are viewing it in 2d, it's just annoying (I fast-forwarded through the hearse-chasing-Scrooge segment, and it still took 5 minutes to get through). The Muppet version did a far better job of having it's own spin, but still retaining the character of the story.
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