The Man Who Invented Christmas Reviews

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May 16, 2019
The Man Who Invented Christmas manages to take the concept of getting over writers block a compelling watch in a movie.
April 26, 2019
As a holiday movie, The Man Who Invented Christmas fits the bill, offering an inventive way to re-tell this beloved story.
March 21, 2019
A great supporting cast and beautiful photography capturing a fairy-tale-like 19th-century London.
March 4, 2019
The warmth of its message and its impeccable cast make this a welcome addition to Christmas cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 4, 2019
I love Christmas movies. So it didn't have to do much to win me over.
December 3, 2018
Dan Stevens incarnates a Dickens prone to pyrotechnics gestures to which the reality unfolds before his eyes as incessant buffet free of stimuli. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 19, 2018
By focusing on Charles Dickens himself, the filmmakers find a fitting new way to bring a well-known story to the big screen.
November 10, 2018
Beautiful and darkly festive. Dan Stevens' Dickens is prone to bah humbug, with six weeks to write a Christmas classic. Victorian London is bustling and clean; Plummer's Scrooge dour and mocking; gratifyingly, ordinary people are assumed to be well-read.
August 26, 2018
Though not as full of fantasy and pathos as the original story of A Christmas Carol, Dickens's personal journey makes for a charming Christmas movie.
August 24, 2018
The film's a delight, it's festive, sweet, darkly funny, pretty to look at and pure family fun.
August 16, 2018
It is fascinating to watch how A Christmas Carol comes to be as it is more than just the novella that is responsible for the many Christmas traditions practiced today, but it is the result of a personal evolution for Dickens'.
March 14, 2018
Excellent performances, colorful scenes... and an extraordinary story create a solid film that will fascination lovers of literature and the Victorian era. [Full review in Spanish]
March 10, 2018
A warm PG-rated feature for families with older kids who won't grow restless with its adult preoccupations and leisurely pace.
February 1, 2018
The film's lighthearted tone imagines the author as a sort of literary Forrest Gump, lucking his way into overhearing brilliant dialogue and accidentally crossing paths with people who inspire his most beloved work.
December 27, 2017
Just like Stevens as Dickens, The Man Who Invented Christmas is immensely likeable, and undoubtedly will having you leaving the theatre feeling more festive than when you entered.
December 18, 2017
An unexpected pleasure.
December 18, 2017
There's a somewhat contrived jauntiness to this blending of fact and fiction that may leave cynical audiences annoyed. But for those who leave their bah-humbug attitudes at home, it's a wonderfully entertaining take on a classic.
December 13, 2017
I admit a bias here. Two biases, in fact. British authors are among my favorite writers. And 'A Christmas Carol' is among my favorite books. So te combination in 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' already appealed to me.
December 13, 2017
Charming, souffle-lite Christmas tale from British director Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day) about the imaginary adventure the young Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) went through while suffering a rare case of writer's block.
December 13, 2017
The Man Who Invented Christmas is a hokey-yet-charming, family-friendly holiday film, telling the (mostly) true story behind one of the best-known and frequently-adapted literary works of all time.
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