Why? There is nothing wrong with the original. In fact, I've never seen the Jim Carey version for much the same reason. I know I'm not being fair. Maybe this year.
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more. ---Theodor Seuss Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss