Loosely based on A Christmas Carol, this 2009 film is a romantic comedy that, although not highly rated, is kind of fun. Any lass between the age of 16 and 60, who has ever dated, will recognize the womanizing main character played by Matthew McConaughey. It’s not a Christmas film but an interesting example of creative adaptations of the classic story.
Favorite scene: the “ghost” of girlfriend past: gum-popping, wise-cracking, teenie-bopper Allison, played by Emma Stone.Surprisingly, as I just found out, Emma also played Skeeter in the Help, and Wichita in Zombieland. The three characters are so different and her look so altered that I didn’t even recognize that it was the same actress in all three films. Wow! I’m impressed…and entertained.
Rated PG-13, 100 minutes