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Arthur Christmas Reviews

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Matt Risley
IGN Movies

The warmth of tone and CGI spectacle ultimately wins out.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies

December 6, 2013
Chris Knight
National Post

A film that kids and grown-ups can enjoy in equal measure.

Full Review Source: National Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 6, 2013
Maryann Koopman Kelly
Paste Magazine

This animated feature from Aardman and Sony Pictures Animation is a feel-good family film with spunk and originality, the kind that has not been seen since the first of The Santa Clause franchise.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 8.2/10

December 6, 2013
Andy Lea
Daily Star

A new Christmas classic.

Full Review Source: Daily Star | Original Score: 4/5

March 14, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

The Aardman animators know a thing or three about sight gags and throw-away lines, and they pile up quickly, here.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 3/4

December 28, 2012
Ali Gray

Arthur Christmas will snuggle you up into a big, hearty festive cuddle and refuse to put you down until you've hugged it back.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

September 28, 2012
Kristal Cooper
We Got This Covered

Arthur Christmas is a smart, funny, heartwarming story that will have you smile from ear-to-ear for the film's duration.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 9/10

September 15, 2012
Nell Minow

The settings, especially on the North Pole, are deliciously intricate and the characters understatedly quirky.

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: B

February 17, 2012
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A plucky, clever animated Xmas tale that has much of Aardman's attention to quirky detail (bulbous noses), wordplay, and unconventional heroes (Arthur's fuelled by worry).

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

January 12, 2012
Mark Deming
TV Guide's Movie Guide

In a season unexpectedly full of quality family films, Arthur Christmas may have to fight for the attention it deserves, but if there was ever an example of a film that's a crowd-pleaser without talking down to its audience, this is it.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 3, 2012
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 3/5

December 26, 2011
CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)

There are things you just wouldn't see in a Pixar or Disney movie. For example, one of the main elves has an eyebrow piercing, uncommented on. Even more than that: two of the boy elves kiss... each other. It's progressive.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

December 7, 2011
James Croot

A thoroughly entertaining movie that deserves to sleigh audiences both young and old this Yuletide.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

December 7, 2011
Cynthia Fuchs

Thank goodness that even the Santas have a mom to help them sort out their turmoils.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

December 7, 2011
Jay Stone
Ottawa Citizen

Quite brilliant.

Full Review Source: Ottawa Citizen | Original Score: 4/4

December 5, 2011
David Stratton
The Australian

A witty and beautifully designed animated film.

Full Review Source: The Australian

December 5, 2011
Siobhan Synnot

Arthur Christmas has charm and a breezy confidence that makes it the epitome of a simple pleasure.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 4/5

December 5, 2011
Anthony Quinn

Aardman films' yuletide offering is both a heartwarmer and a sly dig at the gospel of family togetherness.

Full Review Source: Independent

December 5, 2011
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review

Arthur may not be perfect, but he cares. The same can be said for the film. 'Arthur Christmas' is full of just enough holiday cheer.

Full Review Source: The Scorecard Review | Original Score: 7/10

December 5, 2011
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's as bright and twinkling as a Christmas tree, decked with warmth and humor.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

December 5, 2011
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