The traditional animation was done very well I especially liked the way they animated Gargamel The backgrounds made whole thing very enjoyable to watch thanks to the colors of the autumn setting. Glad to see that two of his little Smurfs have learned their lesson, Papa Smurf proceeds to reward Gutsy with the medal, but Gutsy decides to give it to Brainy instead, who then insists that Gutsy should have it, and so the two Smurfs fight over who should get the medal when it flies out of their hands and lands looped around 's neck, thereby declaring him to be the winner. Winners can only win once per month. Spoiler alert: the horseman is really a goat the Papa Smurf magically disguised as a ghost implying that he's known Brainy was cheating all along, I suppose. Even in the 80s, I had a few smurfs and all, and I vaguely remember seeing The Smurfs and the Magic Flute in a theater, but I wasn't all that into them. With the three Smurfs returning safely home, Gutsy and Brainy begin to apologize to each other for what they did, with Gutsy admitting that he was jealous about Brainy always winning and Brainy admitting that he was selfish in keeping the secret patch of smurfberries all to himself. They start running for their lives toward the covered bridge, which legends say is the only thing that keeps the Headless Horseman trapped in Smurfy Hollow.
When Brainy Smurf is favored to win the annual Smurfberry Hunt for the ninth year in a row, Gutsy Smurf sets out to discover how Brainy wins every year. The two static, silent menu screens Main and Languages, as no chapter stops are supplied feature Jack-o-Lantern cursors. Papa Smurf is voiced by Jack Angel Toy Story 3 rather than the late Jonathan Winters, who played the character in the features. As the Smurfs collect their buckets and then go out into the forest to pick smurfberries, follows Brainy to find out where he's been getting all the smurfberries for winning the contest. When you have a career involving huge robots, flying reptiles, miniature one-eyed henchmen and blue forest creatures, delving into the world of vampires is not that much of a stretch for who has worked on 1999 , 2010 and 2010 along with directing 2013. I mean this in a nice way, and all, but I'm not sure what to say about it yet. The three work together to escape and come face-to-face with the legendary ghost, the Headless Horseman.
You can argue that the target audience for such a work doesn't care about 1080p video and lossless audio or even just surround sound, but touches like that clearly do enhance the viewing experience, regardless of age. I suppose we can now expect that every toy we remember is going to be revived for the big screen sooner or later. It's unlikely that this comparison was not the intent. The comedy angle is not overplayed and pop culture references are non-existent. Heck, it's nice just to see a new cell-animated Halloween special at all. Extras: No bonus features—not even scene selections. Both actors did the same in the direct-to-video A Smurfs Christmas Carol.
A Kickstarter campaign has been initiated for the trade paperback collection. Which is why it was great to get the reaction that we did at Annecy. Glad to see that two of his little Smurfs have learned their lesson, Papa Smurf proceeds to reward Gutsy with the medal, but Gutsy decides to give it to Brainy instead, who then insists that Gutsy should have it, and so the two Smurfs fight over who should get the medal when it flies out of their hands and lands looped around Lazy's neck, thereby declaring him to be the winner. Gutsy decides to give Brainy a scare by creating a shadow figure of the Headless Horseman, which sends the bespectacled Smurf running in fear. . Can the Smurfs of Christmas Past, Present and Future teach Grouchy the real meaning of Christmas before Smurf Village falls into the hands of the evil Gargamel? He discovers that it's in a place called Smurfy Hollow, an area where the legendary resides, where there's a secret patch of smurfberries growing plentifully.
Furthermore, the cartoon doesn't even get full Dolby Digital 5. These Smurfs remain in Smurf Village and do not have to share the screen with television stars like Neil Patrick Harris and Sofia Vergara. And as someone who started his career in 2D, I'm just glad that this holiday special turned out as well as it did. Very Smurfy Non-canon warning: Non-canonical information ends here. This 'Smurf-tacular' adventure features the original voice talent from? No slipcover or inserts jazz up the plain white keepcase. Sony must have thought a Smurfs or Smurfs 2 trailer would be preaching to the choir.
They both go together and find Brainy in a cage trap set up by Gargamel, only to soon join him in cage traps of their own. And given that this story is set in the Fall -- a time of year that I absolutely love -- Well, the bold colors that you see in the leaves during this time of year just made taking a Mary Blair-inspired approach to the design of this entire production seem like a natural choice to me. Panicky sees that they are now surrounded by bats, which scares all four Smurfs and sends them running back to the village. You see — while all the Smurfs are afraid of the Headless Horseman, Brainy Smurf is too logical to believe in that sort of tale. In Narrator's story, the Smurfs gather around for Papa Smurf to announce the Smurfberry Harvest contest in which the Smurfs who collect the most smurfberries will be awarded a medal.
Not liable for unclaimed prizes or fulfillment. But when the cel-animation bursts onto the high-def screen, it has a luminescence that reminds you why this technique is unique unto itself. Wanting badly to win, Gutsy follows him this time, scares him off with a headless horseman ruse, and grabs the berries for himself—then has second thoughts and returns with blonde Smurfette to look for him. They have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be randomly selected the same way. Narrator then joins the three Smurfs to tell his own kind of ghost story.
As the Smurfs gather around the stage to see Gutsy and Brainy dance with each other, Papa Smurf goes out into the forest to thank the Headless Horseman, who turns out to be a goat that he used his magic on to make him appear as a ghost. By the time the contest ends and the Smurfs have appeared with their buckets for Papa Smurf to judge the winner, Gutsy shows up with a bucket overloaded with smurfberries and thus is declared the winner. But as the Smurfs see that they would not get to the covered bridge in time to escape from the Headless Horseman, they hitch a ride on the back of a bat and fly to the top of the covered bridge, safe from the spectral rider's grasp. For some, it will be an annoyance or deal-breaker to have two styles of animation. He-Man hasn't happened yet, but it's in the works.