I L<3ve Musicals!
A voice cast headed by Jay Leno, Kathy Bates, Shirley Jones, Andy Griffith and Ed Asner, and some cute and accomplished animation, takes us into a tale of Christmas which isn't over-familiar.
With a definite old-school vibe, this festive musical begins five days before Christmas in the factory where little elves sort out the presents which Santa will deliver around the world.
"Someone has stolen Santa's sack / the sack he carries on his back", goes the refrain when disaster strikes ... but will order be restored in time for the big sleigh ride?
Of course ... that's not the whole story. Lonely children, wise-cracking animals and dastardly villains clutter up this tale (which could perhaps have…