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  • Blog Post: Are you wondering what Disney's new version of "A Christmas Carol" will look like? Well, wonder no longer ...

    It was the super-secret holiday movie that you weren't supposed to know about. Until Bob Hoskins -- in a July 4th interview with EmpireOnline -- revealed that ... "... ( Robert Zemeckis ) is going to make A Christmas Carol with Jim Carrey . He wants me to play Mr Fezziwig. He's doing in...
  • Blog Post: Scrooge U : Part XXXIII -- "Christmas Carol -- The Movie" beefs up Belle

    Belle has always been one of the more intriguing characters in Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale. The woman who gave Ebenezer Scrooge back his engagement ring because she was the first to see how hard his heart was becoming. Whatever became of Belle after she walked out of Ebenezer's life...
  • Blog Post: Scrooge U : Part XXIX -- "An All Dogs Christmas Carol" is mutt ado about nothing

    Well, at least there's some truth-in-advertising to be found in this 1998 home premiere. For -- though " An All Dogs Christmas Carol " may not actually be an adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale -- this holiday special is definitely a dog. Copyright 1998 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation...
  • Blog Post: Scrooge U: Part XIV -- How Alan Young became a lucky McDuck

    You want to hear something ironic? It was an act of generosity that -- in a roundabout way -- led to Alan Young being cast as the world's most miserly duck. Copyright 2004 Disney Enterprises, Inc. I'm serious, folks. Back in the 1960s, this " Mr. Ed " star helped a young man who was just getting started...
  • Blog Post: Scrooge U : Part VIII -- Williams wins an Oscar

    Okay. I know. We all love those moments in "A Christmas Carol" after Scrooge has been redeemed. When the old skinflint tries to make amends to all those he's wronged over the years. That's when Dickens' classic holiday tale becomes truly heart-warming. But -- prior to this point...
  • Blog Post: Scrooge U : Part VI -- Magoo's a musical miser

    Remember how I talked yesterday about how the CBS " Shower of Stars " version of " Scrooge " should have worked? What with a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright handling the adaptation of Dickens' classic holiday tale, a two-time Academy Award-winner performing the title role and...