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New Christmas Carol trailer drifts in

The latest trailer for Robert Zemeckis' take on A Christmas Carol has arrived online and you can see it below.

As with many recent second promos, there's not a load of new footage from the Dickens adaptation, but you do get two solid fresh chunks - one of Scrooge generally being a miserable git to carol singers and one from while he's being haunted.

That second sequence clearly shows Zemeckis and his team showing off what the performance capture technology can bring to the story as a shrunken Scrooge is flung around and off a roof.

It's a fun little moment, but we wish they didn't indulge themselves in the sort of slapstick humour usually better suited to the Ice Age films.

What would Dickens say? He'd probably approve if it helped bring in the audiences...

Take a look at the trailer for yourself and leave your thoughts in the comments...