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A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Musical | Fantasy  -  13 December 2000 (USA)
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A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.

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Ebony Scrooge is a one of the world's most successful pop singers. Yet her cold hearted soul and nasty attitude makes her lack a lot of holiday cheer and makes her band and manager, anything but happy. While in New York, Ebony is visited by her former singing partner, Marli Jacob, who claims that she will be visited by three spirits: Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present, and Ghost of Christmas Future who will hopefully turn Ebony's life around. Written by Kristine <IrisNo11>

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Christmas can be such a bitch!


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Rated PG for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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When Ebony wakes up on Christmas morning, she calls down to the guy with the horse-drawn carriage and asks what time it is; he tells her its 615am. However, it is very brightly lit outside - on December 25 in New York City, it should still be dark at 615am. See more »

Quotes

Ebony Scrooge: Is this about the royalties because I thought we already settled that. If I write 65% of the songs, I get 65% of the...
Marli Jacob: [shows her chains] I think I'm way past worried about money now.
Ebony Scrooge: Well, then you must be dead because no one's ever past worrying about money. And what's with the getup? I thought you quit the chains when you broke up with that guy from Paramus.
Marli Jacob: These chains are to represent my mistakes, how I messed up my life.
Ebony Scrooge: I'll say you did. What a waste. And we were getting so big.
Marli Jacob: But how...
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I may be a sweetheart now, but no one pees on the diva!
19 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love A Christmas Carol. I have seen multiple versions of the story an I love every one of them. It is such a classic story that lends itself to many interpretations.

This one stars Vanessa Williams as a pop diva that is just made to life her life over and turn into someone good.

Kathy Griffin does a great job as the Ghost of Christmas Past. She is so funny. John Taylor of Duran Duran is the Ghost of Christmas Present. The Ghost of Christmas Future was definitely unusual. A dramatic difference from others.

Of course, we all know how it ends, but that doesn't spoil anything. Williams was fantastic as the new Ebony.


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