Aren't you the Fancy Nancy! : Arthur follows Steve, and the two learn that a Christmas elf named Bryony Shelfley has found the missed present—a wrapped bicycle for a little girl in England named Gwen, to whose letter Arthur had personally responded. You know how Steve feels about his S-1. [Steve, Santa & Mrs Santa look at the S-1's Videophone and see Arthur cycling across Trelew, England getting to Gwen's on her Twinkle Bike] OK! Steve This is an error! It's Arthur! : Out with the Old, In with the New! Steve Steve goes out to help Arthur one Christmas and meets a beautiful lady. Bigger and Better! Isn't this the best bit of Christmas? This is Germany, Father. [Steve pulls the main lever on the S-1 to go at full throttle] Steve :  Released as a free and a premium version, the game allows players to play as delivery elves, who must quickly and quietly deliver gifts to children. No crying! [trying to operate the S-1 himself, denting it and jolting it violently, Flashing red lights flash all over the S-1's bridge] [Gets his false teeth back and continues eating his meal] His father, the current Santa, takes a lot of credit for the smooth running of Christmas Night deliveries, when in actuality Steve is overseeing the entire operation from Mission Control with a team of several hundred Elves. He plays the role of the triantagonist in the holiday film Arthur Christmas, and is voiced by Hugh Laurie. : : Okay, let's show them, people! NOOOoooo! North Pole Incoming! [Steve gets back onto the S-1 after having a fight with Spanish Pedro in Trelew, Mexico over the bicycle] Of course, she is all that matters, not me! Steve's PDA alerts him, and he hurries away from the table. Meanwhile, Steve finds true contentment as the chief operating officer of the North Pole. You will be a great Santa! : " On Metacritic, the film holds a score of 69 based on 32 reviews, indicating generally favourable reviews. No! It can't be that different! During their family Christmas dinner, Malcolm and Steve quarrel, while Malcolm's father and predecessor Grandsanta, bored by retirement, expresses resentment of the modernization. I've got you all a present! Steve Steve was born in the North Pole to Malcolm and Margaret Claus, who a few years later had another son named Arthur. You Keep this so you can be Santa next time! Glamour Fast Ultra X3, which retails at $9.99 more than your requested gift! On Christmas Eve, hundreds of Christmas elves helm the command centre of Father Christmas's mile-wide, ultra-high-tech craft, the S-1. The whole family together! Elves are voiced by Pete Jack, Sarah Smith, Rich Fulcher, Kris Pearn, Kevin Cecil, Stewart Lee, Peter Baynham, Danny John-Jules, Adam Tandy, Bronagh Gallagher, Alan Short, Kevin Eldon, Seamus Malone, Cody Cameron and Emma Kennedy. His determination back, the trio steal a boat and prepare to row from their current destination, Cuba, to England. Although Steve loves his family, it's clear that the constant lack of recognition has damaged his relationship with them. Santa John Anderson of Newsday praised the film as "not only funny and fresh, but . Set on Christmas night, the film tells a story about Arthur Claus, the clumsy but goodhearted son of Father Christmas, who discovers that Santa's high-tech ship has failed to deliver one girl's present. [stabilizes the S-1] : :  On 27 April 2009, it was reported that production had begun with Aardman and Sony Pictures Imageworks working together on animation. : I'm not very good with children! A Child has been missed! Steve [after seeing that the Gift 47785BXK for Gwen Hines was Undelivered] : You've DENTED IT! Steve [Trying to calm Santa] Bryony is promoted to Vice-President of Packing, Pacific Division. " Michael O'Sullivan of The Washington Post described it as "unexpectedly fresh, despite the familiar-sounding premise". Christmas is not a time for emotion! We must... um... What must we do, Steve? He usually comes across aloof and disinterested in what they have to say, although he does become frustrated with them easily. | Oh Dear! This was on par with studio expectations. Arthur [Rings the doorbell, the door opens and a child that looks just like Gwen appears] Steve Steve Poor Arthur! " Rene Rodriguez of the Miami Herald stated that "the movie fails utterly at coming up with a story that merits all the eye candy. How about a toast, Malcolm? Directed by Sarah Smith, Barry Cook. Arthur! Forget Techno Tommy, he's texting on his calculator after every job. : My Margaret! He takes some of this frustration out on his younger brother, Arthur, often dismissing him and treating him as an annoyance. Another iOS app based on the film is Arthur Christmas Movie Storybook, which was released on 30 November 2011. With James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie. We could damage it! : Steve’s approach to Christmas is somewhat non-traditional, and it is suggested that he is behind the much more modern face of Christmas preparations, having developed and implemented a highly efficient system of gift delivery which he runs as a highly organised military operation. Santa : | S-1 Computer : No bien el señor! [the Phone on the S-1's Bridge rings] Steve Reading the job section from the newspaper, Steve was either going to apply at the British railways or working at FedEx. . It topped the box office in its fourth week, by which time the cumulative gross was £11.5 million. But look! Suddenly, the elves call from the North Pole and inform the family that the sleigh has been shot down but that Arthur is still determined to deliver Gwen’s gift. How did I...? Steve Arthur Finally recognising his youngest son’s undying admiration for his father and his dedication to the holiday, Malcolm plans to drive the S-1 to Gwen with his wife and the boys’ mother, the multi-talented Margaret, but ends up scratching it. P-Pedro? This could be because he uses his bedroom as a control hub so he can work while off the clock, On the back of Steve's flashcards it shows the contents of each card: 1. : : A Child has been missed! : : Steve Steve has to go back to Chicago and tell her how he really feels because he can't stop thinking about her.