Bill Murray's first film in four years (excluding his cameo in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS), this only partly successful comedy updates Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
. Murray takes on the Scrooge role as Frank Cross, the youngest network executive in television history and a
mean-spirited, wise-cracking creep. As Christmas draws near, he personally supervises "Scrooge," a $40 million production of the Dickens' classic. Murray is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past (David Johansen), Present (Carol Kane), and the high-tech Future, who transport him back and forth
through time in a series of eye-opening scenes designed to soften him and threaten him into hum...