Paddington

Bonneville, Hugh

$19.99 
SKU: 013132620695

UPC 013132620695
Release Date 2015-04-28
Studio Lionsgate
Discs 2
Length 95
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG (MPAA)
Synopsis 4 stars out of 5 -- PADDINGTON is sweet and silly and, at times, edge-of-the-seat stuff.[T]horoughly endearing....With the effects warmly recalling the old-school animatronic work of Jim Henson.[Q]uite charming, thoughtful and as cuddly as a plush toy, albeit one with a few modern gizmos thrown in...5 stars out of 5 -- [W]ith gloriously silly jokes, pitch-perfect performances and incidental detail, this is a warm, witty and wondrously inventive great big bear-hug of a movie.[D]elightful, wrapping the viewer in an enhanced story about one very polite bear who loves marmalade and has an endless talent for getting into trouble.3 stars out of 4 -- An old-fashioned sensibility amid a modern setting juxtaposes cleverly here....And Paddington is always kind and exceedingly polite -- a lovely role model for young audience members.Artfully and cleverly, the sweet spirit of that young bear from darkest Peru and his many London misadventures materializes brilliantly on screen in the very good hands of writer-director-conjurer Paul King.3 stars out of 4 -- It remains faithful to the character’s roots while also placing him firmly within a contemporary setting. It’s charmingly funny and shamelessly punny.[A] gloriously whimsical big-screen debut that's closer to the madcap spirit of the Muppets and the lovingly rendered style of a Wes Anderson film than to standard multiplex family fodder. -- Grade: A-3 stars out of 4 -- It's all very droll and quietly, memorably dazzling.[W]hat Paddington presents is an essentially sweet-tempered vision of urban life founded on shared values of decency.[T]he film demonstrates a generosity of spirit that's both cheering and utterly consistent with Michael Bond's original creation.Beloved bear Paddington gets the big-screen treatment in this family film adapted from Michael Bond's enduring children's book series. As the story opens, Peruvian bear Paddington (voice of Ben Whishaw) makes his way to the big city, where he quickly gets lost until being taken in by the benevolent Brown family. Meanwhile, as the curious cub settles into his new life of domestic bliss, a scheming museum taxidermist embarks on a personal mission to get him stuffed and mounted. Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, and Jim Broadbent star in a film featuring Peter Capaldi and Nicole Kidman.
Cast Erik Wilson (Director of Photography)
Nick Urata (Composer)
Hamish McColl (Screenwriter)
Michael Bond (Source Writer)
Paul King (Director)
Paul King (Screenwriter)
Jim Broadbent (Star)
Peter Capaldi (Co-Star)
Michael Gambon (Voice)
Nicole Kidman (Co-Star)
Imelda Staunton (Voice)
Julie Walters (Star)
Hugh Bonneville (Star)
Ben Whishaw (Voice)
Sally Hawkins (Star)
Kayvan Novak (Co-Star)
Samuel Joslin (Co-Star)
Madeleine Harris (Co-Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray/DVD Features: Region 1 Note: Meet the characters When a bear comes to stay from page to screen Shine lyric music video Widescreen Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, Spanish Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.40000
Width 5.30000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Family,Feature Film Comedy
Attribute DVD Included,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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