Tag Archives: A Christmas Carol in Prose

A Scrooge Girl in a Scrooge World

A nice thing about my blog not being widely read and me being fairly anonymous is that I feel comfortable making certain embarrassing confessions on here. When I was a boy, I would secretly watch Barbie movies. I had (and … Continue reading

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An Unusually Unfaithful Christmas Carol

Last year, I blogged about some unusual, animated adaptations of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol in Prose. This year, I’m going to do the same. You know, considering how frequently it’s been adapted, it’s amazing how faithful most versions of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (2009) Stave IV: The Insanity Peaks Before It Ends

The silent Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come (Jim Carrey) is actually portrayed as Scrooge’s shadow-or rather Scrooge’s shadow transforms into it. At first, I found this somewhat anticlimactic. (Does Scrooge really fear this specter more than any he’s seen … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (2009) Stave III: Visual Creativity and Missed Opportunities

As the clock strikes one again, Scrooge sees light coming from the adjoining room and hears the sound of booming laughter. He opens the door to the find that his house has been redecorated and that the Ghost of Christmas … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (2009) Stave II: Well-Done Moments and Random Weirdness

Scrooge awakens to the sound of the clock chiming one-the very time his first ghostly visitor is supposed to arrive. In the book, he actually awakens at twelve and is shocked since it was two when he went to bed … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (2009) Stave I: A Fairly Promising Start

This Christmas, I’ll be doing something different on The Adaptation Station. I’ll be going through one particular adaptation, analyzing it scene by scene. I’m not doing it because I love Charles Dickens’s 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol in Prose Being … Continue reading

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When Ebenezer Scrooge Met Frosty the Snowman

Note: I’ve been having unexpected trouble with this blog lately. For some reason, half the images in this post and in some other posts aren’t showing up, at least not on Microsoft Edge. They do seem to be visible on … Continue reading

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