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[Blu-Review] A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a slight step back from Robert Zemeckis’ 2007′s previous mo-cap spectacle Beowulf, but it’s also unquestionably far superior to his other christmas tale, The Polar Express. Express was Zemeckis’ first outing in the mo-cap world, and while it was an admirable effort, it was a fairly dull and lifeless experiment. A Christmas Carol, unlike Express, has much more of a satisfying heart and compelling journey at its core. It may not reach the level of entertainment that Zemeckis achieved with Beowulf, but there’s still here plenty to admire and enjoy.

The story is more or less the same: Scrooge is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve to teach him a life lesson. Through this journey he will learn to appreciate family, life, and the true importance of Christmas. Scrooge will revisit his upbringing, the present time, and the future that awaits for him

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