Santa's (Jim Broadbent's) clumsy son Arthur (James McAvoy) sets out on a mission with Grandsanta (Bill Nighy) to give a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.
Written By: Peter Baynham, Sarah Smith
Directed By: Sarah Smith
MPAA Rating: [ PG ]
Running Time: 97 min.
Starring: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton
news Arthur Christmas Will Bring Holiday Cheer To Blu-ray In November Jessica Grabert 9y Arthur Christmas is coming to Blu-ray. If you are already guessing it will be in time for the holidays, you are absolutely correct. The animated flick, which follows Santa’s hi-tech operation to get presents to kids all over the world during the holidays, and the subsequent journey of Santa’s son, Arthur, will hit 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD on November 6.
news Weekend Box Office: Vampires Wolf Down Thanksgiving Leftovers Scott Gwin 9y There was a lot for audiences to be thankful for this weekend, but there were only two movies that had anything to celebrate Breaking Dawn kept its sparkly fangs sunk into the number one spot for a seond weekend, pulling down an additional 42 million for a grand total of $221 million in US sales to date. That's about $10 million less than second entry New Moon and $15 million third in the series, Eclipse.
news Arthur Christmas Director On The Logic Of Santa And Her Idea For A Sequel Katey Rich 9y When I talked to Smith a few weeks ago, I asked her about how she and Baynham broke the story, how they managed to incorporate technology into a Christmas movie and "future-proof" it for evergreen viewings, what they might want to see in a sequel, how they were inspired by The Bourne Identity, and how she feels being one of the few women to direct an animated film
news This Rotten Week: Predicting The Muppets, Hugo And Arthur Christmas Reviews Doug Norrie 9y Have you heard the buzz? People at work talking about it? Maybe caught a snippet of the story on the news? We had another exact prediction last week! The phones won’t stop ringing around here. But it’s another week and no time to rest on any imaginary laurels. This time around we’ve got a great slate of movies with Jim Henson’s little puppets returning, Christmas animation starting early and a children’s book come to life
news Arthur Christmas Trailer Brings The Holiday Spirit To Early October Katey Rich 10y I love Christmas as much as the next person, probably more than the next person, but it takes a lot to start get me excited about the holiday when I haven't even figured out what i want to dress as for Halloween. Lucky for the people at Sony Pictures who are trying to promote Arthur Christmas, they've sent James McAvoy to do the job
news Arthur Christmas Teaser Trailer: It's Not March Of The Penguins Katey Rich 10y The teaser starts with a pitch-perfect Morgan Freeman impersonator doing a March of the Penguins-style voiceover that accidentally reveals a frantic elf who wants to hide the existence of Santa's workshop
news McAvoy And Laurie Help Santa Deliver Toys In Aardman's Arthur Christmas Will LeBlanc 10y Arthur Christmas looks to attack the ever burning question of just how one jolly old fat man delivers toys to 6 billion people in just one night. Spoiler Alert: It has nothing to do with time zones