Arthur Christmas may look like your generic store-bought egg nog holiday treat. But this coming-of-age Santa Claus feature humanizes the people of the North Pole by turning them into the fallen heroes and not-so-perfect parents from our past. It will make you laugh then make you cry.
Santa Claus. He's rather like the parent we eventually shipped off the the old folks' home after we became tired of all the loud and annoying antics. But that's not how it should be! Discovering the flaws of your loved ones should bring you together, not tear you apart — at least that's the message of Aardman…
Believe it or not, the latest addition to the Christmas movie genre, Arthur Christmas, is kind of fun. When we caught a sneak peek, we were impressed with how this Aardman Animations film plays with the mythology of Santa Claus, and turned the reign of Claus into into a bit of a monarchy.
We weren't terribly sure what to make of the holiday movie Arthur Christmas with its impressive list of UK talent and giant Santa space ship.. But once we saw more of it, we found ourselves won over, thanks to a strong dose of clever grown-up humor.
Santa's Secret Ops team provokes a Polar Bear in the trailer for Arthur Christmas, the movie about Santa's idiot son from the makers of Wallace and Gromit.
Could this be the biggest year ever for fantastical movies? It certainly looks like it. The calendar is bursting with films about aliens, weird creatures, superheroes and magical worlds. Here's our complete guide to 2011's science fiction and fantasy films.
We kind of adore the idea that Santa has a dim-witted son named Arthur. But more than that we love the new flying saucer sleigh Santa is sporting. Check out the trailer for Arthur Christmas.