Arthur Christmas Movie 2011

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Arthur Christmas Theatrical release poster. Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the film of the same name. Do they have a future together? What are the names of the reindeer? Tamsin Greig as Additional Voices.

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It has old-fashioned values with a modern mind-set. Michael Palin as Ernie Clicker. Eva Longoria as Chief De Silva.

Online Film Critics Society. Operation Santa Claus is coming to town! This doesn't stop blue Gnomeo and red Juliet from falling in love with each other.

Santa's clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Noticing that only Arthur truly cares about the girl's feelings, the elder Clauses collectively realize that he is the sole worthy successor. When Arthur discovers that one gift was accidentally undelivered, he becomes determined to get it to the unfortunate girl before Christmas sunrise. Was this review helpful to you? One of the elf-lowering-cables descends, pauses, then lifts up an elf, who proceeds to throw snowballs at the screen until it's all black.

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Alistair McGowan as Additional Voices. Jane Horrocks as Lead Elf. Couldnt look me in the eye. The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

The film opens with a bravura set piece showing how Santa is able to stop in millions of homes in one night. Into the Spider-Verse accolades. International Press Academy. Santa as a high-tech hereditary monarchy.

Aardman Animations Sony Pictures Animation. Bill Nighy is particularly good, conveying wisdom that is tinged with resentment of the modern gift-delivery methods his son and grandson use. In an Adventure with Scientists!

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But at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns. Arthur is relegated to the Letter Department where he can presumably do no damage. The Broadcast Films Critics Association. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Steve is handsome, confident, and in charge of the North Pole command center that monitors Santa's gift-giving flight around the world. It's as bright and twinkling as a Christmas tree, decked with warmth and humor. Several seconds later, the gift-wrapped bike falls out, landing directly in front of him.

The art direction maintains the slightly skewed look of an Aardman claymation film. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. Separated by a garden fence and a feud, are blue gnomes on one side and red gnomes on the other.

Crazy Credits After the end of the credits, there is a seven second scene, all in black silhouette on a blue background. Finlay Duff as French Boy. Goofs Arthur falls out of the sleigh as it flies over Cuba. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.

So You Want to Be a Pirate! Sometimes celebrity voice talent backfires, but here it works beautifully, the English accents lending a sense of gravity that heightens the silliness. Later, their father shares with his wife Margaret his grave doubts about his self-identity should he retire. North Pole Computer voice.

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Arthur and his company manage to reach England, but lose the remaining reindeer. Robbie Coltrane as Lead Elf. As a result, Malcolm gives Arthur the honour, and Steve, recognizing his own shortcomings, forfeits his supposed birthright and acknowledges his brother's worthiness to take up the mantle.

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Arthur's brother Steve Hugh Laurie is the heir apparent to the title of Santa. There have been many movies over the years where Christmas must be saved from disaster, but Arthur Christmas has a very creative take on it. Ultimately with Margaret and Bryony's help, all the male Clauses arrive at Gwen's house before she awakens, netwitness ware only to have all but Arthur quarrel about who gets to actually place the gift.

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Overlooked Christmas Gems. Arthur Christmas doesn't exactly break any boundaries, but it is coherent and consistent in its themes of inclusiveness and caring. Holiday Specials and Movies. This was on par with studio expectations.

Let's give them military soldiers something to shoot at! Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Chicago Film Critics Association. Deborah Findlay as General. The North Pole command center and Santa's high-tech sleigh are clean and modern.