The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! ★★★★

Peter Lord and his team at Aardman have done it again. Moving back to stop-motion after their tumble with CGI for Flushed Away it is clear just how much care and attention has been given to the models and sets. It's amazing just how far they've come since A Grand Day Out.

With many a recognisable voice lent to this film there are plenty of laughs to keep children and adults thoroughly amused throughout. Here's hoping that the other Pirates! books are given a chance.