Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
The Man Who Invented Christmas is both a look at how Dickens created one of his most enduring tales as well as itself being somewhat of a retelling of the story about the writer himself. It’s well put together, interesting and entertaining without ever tipping into essential. The cast are good (Steven’s once again shines… please make this guy the next Bond) and the direction filmic enough but to be honest Scrooged still remains the definitive Christmas Carol retelling for me.
Best Bit: The Ghosts of…
Buy, Stream, Avoid: Stream
If You Liked this Try: Scrooged, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Scrooge (1970)