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A Dark Version Of “A Christmas Carol” Is Headed To VR

A Dark Version Of "A Christmas Carol" Is Headed To VR

MWM Interactive announced this week they're bringing a dark version of A Christmas Carol to VR with Chained: A Victorian Nightmare. Created and directed by Justin Denton, the same mind behind the immersive game Legion, you get a modern-day version of a Christmas classic. You can get the game right now for $6 on Oculus, […]

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Why Christmas Movies Serve No Purpose [OPINION]

When people think of Christmas films, what comes to mind? Many have their own definition from the warm fuzzies of Hallmark films to Christmas films in name only. Most Christmas films fall into the Hallmark category because of their light-hearted family nature. The main character has a problem and only something that happens at Christmas […]

That New 'A Christmas Carol' Adaptation From BBC Heads to FX

Back in 2017, Sir Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions and Tom Hardy's Hardy Son & Baker announced a join project with the BBC to bring a new adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale "A Christmas Carol" to television. We haven't really heard anything about it since then, until this morning's announcement that FX has partnered with BBC […]

Bah! Humbug! Why 'A Christmas Carol' Needs a Holiday from the Holidays

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is an American tradition during the end-of-the-year holidays. It's a quality story – but unfortunately, an abused one and most often the point gets lost on audiences. Whether it's a direct adaptation of the Dickens' novel or the beloved American film It's a Wonderful Life, both main characters deal with a […]

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Bleeding Cool Picks Their Favorite Christmas Films (And Shows)

Everyone here at Bleeding Cool is caught up in the holiday spirit (yes all of us). With families and friends getting together over the next couple days, we figured we would make our picks and let you know not only what we are going to be watching with everyone, but our recommendations for what you […]

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Shout Factory TV to Air Tons of Holiday Programming, Including on Twitch

Shout Factory TV is here to rescue your holidays, as they will be streaming tons and tons of classic Christmas themed episodes of TV programs, along with films and even Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes and a Yule Log. If you haven't seen their Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, I highly recommend it. Along with […]


Tom Hardy, Steven Knight Adapting Charles Dickens For BBC One

In 2019, Ebenezer Scrooge is set to be visited by a fourth ghost on Christmas Eve,"The Ghost of Christmas Adaptations," as Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has been tapped to adapt Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and several of the author's other works for BBC One. Produced by Ridley Scott's Scott Free London in association with Tom Hardy's […]

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Was Charles Dickens The Man Who Invented Christmas?

I don't think I'd consider Charles Dickens as The Man Who Invented Christmas, but I do often think of him as an author who would be very much at home writing in the modern-day comic book industry.  He was mobbed, overwhelmed, and often perplexed by American fans on his first trip here in 1842. He […]


Updated Christmas Carol To Feature Ice Cube As Scrooge

Deadline reports Ice Cube will star in Humbug, a modern retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Tim Story is already slated to direct the film, which will see Cube play a "wealthy real estate mogul shown a path to redemption by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future." It is unclear if he'll […]