'Arthur Christmas' -- 3 stars

PG; 1:37 running time Aardman animation's second digitally animated feature, billed as "an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation," carries the name "Arthur Christmas." It's good. Frantic, yes, sometimes aggressively so. There's some padding in the airborne sequences built to exploit the 3-D format. But a tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution. -- Michael PhillipsRead the full "Arthur Christmas" review
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