Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas at Grand Valley (2018) – reviewed by George

I found this overlooked on my Tivo and instead of waiting for next Christmas I just decided to review it now. After all, the Spirit of Christmas should reside with us all year long. Right? Of course I’m right! Kelly … Continue reading

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Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) – reviewed by George

This is my favorite Christmas Movie, period. “What about you, Mrs. Claus? Another Christmas Eve alone?” (Resigned, but smiling) “After the first 100 years or so, you get used to it.” It is almost Christmas in 1910. Mrs. Claus and … Continue reading

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Marrying Father Christmas (2018) – reviewed by George

Last year I reviewed “Finding Father Christmas”, a movie first shown in 2016, on November 9, 2017, and then reviewed the new sequel “Engaging Father Christmas” on November 13, 2017. This year Part Three is being shown on Hallmark Movies … Continue reading

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Homegrown Christmas (2018) – reviewed by George

Seventeen years ago Maddie (Lori Loughlin) moved from her small town to New York and started Madd Shoes, which became so wildly successful, with the help of a carefully selected staff of great people, that another company has made an … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (2012-2013) – Three Extra Versions: 21-23 – reviewed by George

21. Scrooge and Marley  (2012 – 1:31) Scrooge = David Pevsner / Marley = Tim Kazurinsky / Bill = Christopher Allan / Fezziwig = Bruce Villanch / Young Scrooge = Drew Anderson / Young Marley = Nicholas Bailey / Freda = … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (1992-2004) – Versions 16-20 of 20 – reviewed by George

16. Brer Rabbit’s Christmas Carol (1992 – 0:58) Scrooge = Brer Fox / Cratchit = Brer Bear / Tiny Tim = Timmy Mouse / The 2 Charitable Gentlemen = Miz Possum. Written and Directed by Al Guest and Jean Mathieson. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (1983-1992) – Versions 11-15 of 20 – reviewed by George

11. Mickey’s Christmas Carol  (1983 – 0:27) This cartoon version arises from a truly wonderful conceit: why not have Donald Duck’s Uncle Scrooge McDuck play Ebenezer Scrooge in a short subject that would return Mickey Mouse to movie theaters after … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (1956-1978) – Versions 6-10 of 20 – reviewed by George

6. The Stingiest Man in Town (1956 – 1:21, with the DVD Release in 2011) Scrooge = Basil Rathbone / Cratchit = Martyn Green / Tiny Tim = Dennis Kohler.    Directed by Daniel Petrie, with book and lyrics by … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (1935-1954) – Versions 1-5 of 20 – reviewed by George

1. Scrooge (1935 -1:00) Scrooge = Sir Seymour Hicks, Cratchit = Donald Calthrop, Tiny Tim = Philip Frost, Directed by Henry Edwards The film opens with Cratchit trying to sneak some coal. Scrooge catches him, demands an explanation, and Cratchit says, ”Why, I … Continue reading

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