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Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

This isn’t your great great great great great great grandparents’ Christmas Carol (give or take). Starring Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, and Octavia Spencer, Spirited is in theaters November 11 and streaming November 18 on Apple TV+

Each Christmas Eve, the Ghost of Christmas Present (Will Ferrell) selects one dark soul to be reformed by a visit from three spirits. But this season, he picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Ryan Reynolds) turns the tables on his ghostly host until Present finds himself reexamining his own past, present and future. For the first time, “A Christmas Carol” is told from the perspective of the ghosts in this hilarious musical twist on the classic Dickens tale. From Director Sean Anders ("Daddy’s Home,” "Instant Family”), written by Sean Anders and John Morris, with original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ("La La Land") and production numbers choreographed by Chloe Arnold (“The Late Late Show with James Corden”), this modern retelling is a sweet and spicy holiday treat.
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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

This is out on Apple on Friday. Reviews: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/spirited
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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

This was alright but felt way too long.
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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

I LOVED this.
The singing was really good and not too much.
The dancing was great. Loved the choreography.

It was really funny.
Reynolds and Ferrell had amazing chemistry.

This is now one of my favorite Christmas movies ever.

Loved the Premise.


Aloa there are things during and after the credits.
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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

This was a whole lot of fun. It helps that I love both Ferrell and Reynolds. Some of the musical numbers were meh, but this really held my interest for the most part. It was a nice, sappy twist on A Christmas Carol. And Judy Dench was there!

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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

I randomly walked onto a filming location for this in a hotel lobby last year. Tons of Christmas decorations and signage about a Christmas tree grower convention in the middle of July. It felt like I entered The Simpsons or something, because all the signage was realistic with professional posters and a full conference schedule, yet the concept was absurd.

Realized it was for a movie a few days later.




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Re: Spirited (2022, D: Anders) S: Ferrell, Reynolds, Spencer

The first half was pretty bad. The second half was infinitely better. Amazing how uneven it was. Some good performances but this won't be a holiday classic.

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