Win 1 of 3 copies of ‘ARTHUR CHRISTMAS’ DVD
- Published on Monday, 26 November 2012 13:30
- Last Updated on 26 November 2012
- Monica Costa
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From Aardman Animations (Chicken Run) and Sony Pictures Animation (The Smurfs) comes this heartwarming animated tale of Santa’s youngest son, Arthur, and his race to save one little girl’s Christmas. The movie reveals the answer to the age old question of children everywhere, just how all those millions of presents get delivered in one night, through an eye-popping look at Santa’s high-tech North Pole operation. Arthur Christmas is out on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Directed by Sarah Smith with Co-Director Barry Cook (Mulan), the computer animated 3-D film features the voices of James McAvoy (X-Men: First Class), Hugh Laurie (TV’s “House”), Bill Nighy (Love Actually), Jim Broadbent (The Iron Lady), Imelda Staunton and Ashley Jensen (both The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists). The movie also includes Justin Bieber’s single, “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” from his album “Under the Mistletoe.” ARTHUR CHRISTMAS was produced by Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Carla Shelley and Steve Pegram (all The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists) with Co-Producer Chris Juen (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) and Co-Executive producer Peter Baynham (Hotel Transylvania). Baynham and Smith wrote the screenplay with music by Harry Gregson-Williams (Total Recall).
For your chance to win one of these amazing DVDs, answer the simple question below in our dedicated competition page (USE ONLY THE DEDICATED PAGE & DO NOT SEND MESSAGES OR DO NOT POST MESSAGES ON THE WEBSITE OR ON THIS PAGE AS THE ENTRY WON’T BE VALID – YOU WON’T BE NOTIFIED OF THE WRONG ENTRY) https://londonmumsmagazine.com/competition-area. The question is: ‘What’s the name of the singer whose Christmas song is featured in this movie?’ The deadline to enter is 15th December 2012.
The Blu-ray and DVD boast kid-friendly extras, including the “Elf Recruitment” video, and a behind-the-scenes featurette, “Unwrapping Arthur Christmas,” in which viewers can learn more about The Claus family, Santa’s elves and the heartwarming story. Also included are five progression reels that explore how filmmakers created the characters and key scenes in the film. In addition to the special features included on the Blu-ray and DVD, fans can experience the film in 3D exclusively with the Blu-ray 3D.
How CAN Santa deliver billions of presents to the whole world in just one night? With an army of one million combat-style Field Elves and a vast, state-of-the-art control center under the ice of the North Pole! So how could this incredible operation have MISSED one child?! To Santa’s young son, Arthur, it threatens to end the magic of Christmas. With retired Grandsanta, a rebellious young elf, an old sleigh and some untrained reindeer, Arthur sets out in a crazy mission to deliver the last present! Deck the halls with excitement, fun and wonder in this new Christmas classic!
DVD Bonus Features Include:
• “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” by Justin Bieber – Music Video
• Behind the Scenes of “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town”
• Un-wrapping Arthur Christmas featurette
• Five Progression Reels:
o Arthur Christmas Unwrapped
o Arthur’s Office
o Grand Santa
• Elf Recruitment Video
Arthur Christmas has a running time of approx 93 minutes (DVD) / 97 minutes (BD) and is rated U.
Find Arthur Christmas on Facebook at www.facebook.com/InSantaWeBelieve
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