DVD - 2015
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The story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear that travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined; until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says "Please look after this bear, Thank you", and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Entertainment One, ©2015.
Edition: Widescreen version.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (95 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda


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Feb 05, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed watching this movie, despite the backlash it has received for being too scary for younger audiences. It had just the right amount of sweetness, humour, bittersweet emotion and suspense that makes a family movie true to its name. Paddington is a bear who loves to eat marmalade and has spent his life hearing of the explorer whom his uncle met in his early years. But one day, an earthquake shakes his home in Darker Peru and his uncle dies, leaving our protagonist and his aunt alone. Paddington sets sail to London, where he hopes to find the explorer that once promised his uncle that his family would receive a warm welcome once they arrive. Upon arrival, he is unaware of where to go next and how to find the home he yearns for, and the Brown family takes him in for the time being. Little did they know that Paddington would become a real member of their family, and little does Paddington know that a taxidermist is on his tail! I truly do not understand why so many people had an issue with this movie; I think the taxidermist playing a villain role was intelligent, creative and original and taxidermy is a real problem that should be exposed to the public. Rating 4/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Jan 20, 2018

Such a nice story!
The movie felt pretty short, and I enjoyed the sequel a lot more. <3

Jan 05, 2018

Stellar cast and cutest bear ever!

This movie is on Tomorrow but my brother didn't check so i can not movie but i hope this movie is very good i hope it is gonna be as good as good the cartoon thta i watch as a kid in 2003 i think it is funny that he had a lot of jars of marmalade. When Paddington arrives at the Brown's house, he floods the bathroom and its pretty funny. I also really like the song called I feel good. It's also funny how he put a sandwich through the tubes. Also, when the lady had a phone call, she grabbed the kangaroo instead of the phone. Paddington also got a lot of tape and it got stuck all over him. Later, Mr. Brown doesn't want Paddington to stay at their house then he desideds to go find another palcae to stay and he is trying to find his family and one lady pretants that she has been looking for him for a longtime and then a man calls his family that adopted him and say that they have Paddingtion and Mr Brown hungs up the phone and tells the family that he has been kidnaped and they all went to look for him and the lady that took him she shot him to make him as a stuff toy bear in desplay in the museme when they found him they saw that he was shot the 2 kids lowered down the string to get him out of there but the frist think they did was trying to destrack the man so they will let them in i didn't think this movie would be so good i really liked the movie i usally watch the moviie on DVD before on T.v but this time i watched it on T.V . frist and in the movie they why because he is a bear and i knew thats what he is gonna say i said it at the same time and on Y.TV they did a trivea during the movie i use to watch the old show in 1997 and then they had a bran new show of him in 200 but i also watch it in 2005 on TVO KIDS when i grew up .

Nov 13, 2017

First created by author Michael Bond in the late 50’s, marmalade-loving Paddington Bear and his misadventures have gone on to become a British icon. Now director Paul King brings the beloved teddy bear to CGI life in this live action comedy and the results truly look like a bedtime story. A nice mix of warm fuzzies and sheer ridiculousness (Kidman’s character really is too much) with more than a touch of magical whimsy as wallpaper comes to life, a movie screen becomes a doorway, and the Brown residence morphs into an antique dollhouse. The CGI mayhem is impeccable—a police chase through the suburbs is a triumph of fancy vs reality—and that little bear with his duffel coat and proper English accent is just so gosh darn huggable you’ll want to run out to the nearest toy store before the end credits finish rolling. Michael Bond himself makes a cameo playing a tea shop patron who raises a cup as Paddington’s cab whizzes by.

Jul 10, 2017

I enjoyed Paddington very much. It's funny, intelligent and the animation/special effects are tasteful and create a believable new world. My personal fav Sally Hawkins is endearing. Recommended for kids AND adults.

Feb 06, 2017

A really great movie!! Such a cute film worth watching!!

Dec 21, 2016

I don't care what others have said about this movie. I liked it. Yes, it attempts to recreate a great kid's book and it goes over the top sometimes, but the cast is strong, the acting superb. It may have a low energy level, but smaller tykes (and some bigger ones) will like it. Just watch and enjoy.

Nov 19, 2016

As an adult viewer I felt that there were many important themes within the storyline of a cute bear and a search for home in a new city. There are themes to do with loss of home and family, historical references to the evacuation of children from central areas to the countryside in Britain during WWII, ideas and concerns relating to refugees and immigration in general, and also the perpetual conflict of wildness and risk versus safety and security. The film was touching and dealt with the dilemma of keeping the family protected and secure while considering how adventure and challenges enhance life experience. Adaptability and flexibility provide this family with new experiences, new skills and a brand new meaning of family.

May 09, 2016

With the overwhelmingly positive response from critics, I put aside the first impression I got of PADDINGTON from the trailers. Boy, was that a bad move. I should have trusted my gut. It was a weird and slightly jarring take, too immature to be entertaining to adults but not written with the younger generation in mind. It was a film without a target audience. With a thirty-five year gap between my mother and my younger sister, I expected that at least one of them would take to it, but neither deemed it very interesting. It feels trite and boring in comparison to some of the family flicks they produce today. Unfortunately, I feel they missed the mark with PADDINGTON, not just tonally but with the overall story, and so, I can't recommend it to anyone.

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Dec 05, 2015

"This is an anonymous phone call."
"Oh hello Mr. Curry."
"Uh, no it's Mr. err... Murry."
"Who is it dear?"
"It's Mr. Curry doing a funny voice."

Jul 19, 2015

"We love Paddington, and that makes him family."

May 12, 2015

Paddington is a really good name for a bear


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