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Scrooge (1935)
Fantasy / Film

Scrooge (1935)

Seymour Hicks isn’t a name that resonates particularly these days but in his long career as a producer, playwright, actor-manager and particularly actor, he was both prolific and hugely successful. Born in 1871, he made his stage debut at the age of just nine, and started acting professionally at sixteen, He wrote and starred in … Continue reading

Jack Frost (1998)
Fantasy / Film

Jack Frost (1998)

I’ll admit to coming to Jack Frost by accident. When I settled down to watch it I was under the mistaken impression that I was about to watch Michael Cooney’s “serial-killer-reincarnated-as-a-snowman” slasher from 1997. Instead I got Troy Miller’s “delinquent-rock-star-dad-reincarnated-as-snowman” schmaltz fest instead. Initially mildly disappointed, I decided to stick with it. After all, how … Continue reading