Posts Tagged ‘Scrooge’

Favorite Christmas Movies: A Christmas Carol (1951)

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

At last count, I can think of 15 movie versions of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”, including parodies such as “Blackadder’s Christmas Carol”… but as far as I’m concerned, nothing has ever been able to surpass the 1951 version starring Alastair Sim. My Christmas is always made happier by watching that movie, because it’s all [...]

Christmas Carols 101: Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

This brings us to the last of the traditional Christmas carols my sister and I used to mangle. I have no idea where we got “God and Simpson reconciled” from, since Homer didn’t exist, back in those days. In fact, I used to imagine a sour, argumentative man with sunken cheeks and a quarrelsome [...]