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MF 201 : A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Commentary, with John Lim and Angelo Spenillo

Updated: Jun 21, 2022

In this special holiday episode, Angelo Spenillo joins John Lim to provide a commentary on the 1984 classic film ‘A Christmas Carol‘ starring George C. Scott and based on the novel by Charles Dickens. For more, go to

Moving Forward is also available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Amazon Music.

[Note: due to the Christmas holiday next Tuesday, this episode is being released early: Friday, December 21st for website visitors and Saturday, December 22nd on all syndicated podcast channels. There will be no new episode next week. Moving Forward will return for season 6 on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 with episode 202.]

‘A Christmas Carol’ (1984) Film

  1. Directed by Clive Donner

  2. Starring George C. Scott and David Warner

  3. Full cast

  4. Written by Roger O’ Hirson, adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens

  5. Produced by Entertainment Partners

  6. IMDB Page

Commentary Instructions

This episode is a minute-by-minute commentary on the film from beginning to end. To get the most out of this episode, it is recommended you sync this episode while watching the film.

  1. Step 1: Load up the film (options to view it are below).

  2. Step 2: Pause the film at the “Entertainment Partners (EP)” logo screen that precedes the film’s opening credits.

  3. Step 3: In the episode, I will let you know when you can hit play to sync the commentary with the film.

  4. Step 4: Enjoy!

Viewing Options

The movie is currently airing on HBO and HBOGo (subscription required).

If you wish to rent or purchase this film, you can do so thru the links below:

  1. A Christmas Carol (1984) DVD

  2. A Christmas Carol (1984) Blu Ray

  3. A Christmas Carol (1984) Digital Rental or Purchase

You can also purchase the novel, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Links and Resources

  1. The Corporate Cliches Adult Coloring Book: makes the perfect stocking stuffer or white elephant gift.

  2. Try out Audible (affiliate link).

  3. Try out Amazon Prime (affiliate link).

Listen to Angelo’s first appearance on Moving Forward, episode 10 from season 1.

  1. Get Angelo’s new book I am a Professional Metalhead

  2. Follow Angelo on IG

  3. Follow Angelo on LinkedIn

  4. Follow Angelo on Goodreads

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