December 5th, 2012

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The Muppet Christmas Carol

Review: Quite possibly the most beloved Muppet movie of my friends circle, this is an absolutely barn storming take on the Dickens classic. Every element of this screams class. Even from the opening shot as the camera pans over a model of Victorian London crafted to a level of detail I’d expect from some modelling fetishist you know that you are in very safe hands. With Gonzo taking on the role of Charles Dickens and Rizzo the rat taking on the role of Rizzo the Rat, the pair act as our guides through want is one of the most charming Christmas movies I know.
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Tomorrow I'm going to talk about Deck the Halls and then the next day George C Scotts Christmas Carol. The day after that I think it’ll be the 2000 version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
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