The Star

The Star
  • 2017
  • 1h 26min
  • U
  • Directed by: Timothy Reckart
  • Cast: Steven Yeun, Kristin Chenoweth, Zachary Levi
  • UK release: 24 November 2017

A story of the New Testament Nativity told from the perspective of the animals. Dry and bland, but an over-qualified voice cast helps, and there are enough celebrity cameos to give parents a way to pass the time. And as animated bible stories go, at least it’s shorter than Prince of Egypt.

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The Star

20 Nov 20173 stars

An eye-catching, if somewhat odd ensemble power this animated bible story

Directed by Timothy Reckart, a 2013 Oscar-nominee for his short Head Over Heels and the lead animator on Anomalisa, The Star is the New Testament nativity story told from the perspective of the animals and shorn of as much potentially divisive detail as…

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