ARTHUR CHRISTMAS (Theatrical Release USA 2011)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Arthur Christmas—computer animated film—plays on a new story that completely works. It presents a retired Santa, a reigning Santa, and the next in line to inherit the occupation all in one setting. The occupation passes down from Father to Son for generations. This movie is entertaining and makes a great child/adult share film for holiday season. The writing is well-done, dialogue well executed, has well-timed sequences. It entertains with well-drawn characters. This is a worthy watch for both time and money investment.

Storyline

One girl did not get her from Santa gift present and Santa’s son, Arthur, sets out to rectify the error.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Directors Sarah Smith and Barry Cook for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Cheryl Abood and Peter Baynham for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Arthur (voice of James McAvoy), Steve (voice of Hugh Laurie), Grandsanta (voice of Bill Nighy), Santa (voice of Jim Broadbent), Mrs. Santa (voice of Imelda Staunton), Bryony (voice of Ashley Jensen), Peter (voice of Marc Wootton), North Pole Computer (voice of Laura Linney), Chief De Silva (voice of Eva Longoria), Gwen (voice of Ramona Marquez), and Ernie Clicker (voice of Michael Palin).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?


Yes. This film deserves its place in the family home video library. It’s quality entertainment for the whole family.

Ben Meyers

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