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Postman Pat Trailer Arrives Registered Delivery
'I'm just the Postman...'

04 February 2014  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Studiocanal

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The new Postman Pat movie promises many things: a 3D gallivant around Greendale, Ronan Keating's singing, that black and white cat and a terror strike on Greendale, the last possibly a figment of our feverish imagination. Here's the trailer for you and your wee' uns to watch.



If you've got nippers, you'll be familiar with the new CG Pat. It's a world away from Ivor Wood's charmingly stop-motioned postie who got a 13-episode run back in 1981 and used it to negotiate that tiny humpback bridge and distribute Greendale's mail with unflappable good cheer.

Gone are the days when Pat (Stephen Mangan) would spent a whole episode keeping his birthday a secret. Now the mailman inhabits an expanded universe filled with disappearing bears, UFOs and Unstoppable-style train chaos. Worse, there's a Simon Cowell figure to appall anyone with a soul.

Pat also has a much wider cast of characters to mingle with, voiced in the film by the likes of Rupert Grint, David Tennant, and Jim Broadbent, while director Mike Disa steers Patrick and Jess, the monochrome feline, in the direction of a big talent contest. You have been warned.

Postman Pat: The Movie - You Know You're The One gets "delivered" into your local cinema on May 23. Cinemas are lengthening their signs in anticipation.


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but...... Simon Cowbell. haha More

Posted by beniciototoro at 11:44 on 11 February 2014 | Report This Post

My childhood memory is ruined
My brother has also seen this and it's made him cry for all the wrong reasons. This is an insult to the classic series, and the CGI animation looks horrible, Why is it that most animation studios have turned their attention to CGI animation these day is just beyond me! I would rather watch the Harry Enfield sketch of POSTMAN PAT, presented as an Spanish opera, which ends with the lyrics of 'Early in the morning, just as day is dawning, Postman Pat is dead and buried'! More

Posted by bb at 19:34 on 07 February 2014 | Report This Post

God that looks awful. Especially Mangan's voice (he's better on the TV) and the stupid talent show plot. I wonder how they plan on mutilating Paddington... More

Posted by cliff126 at 18:57 on 07 February 2014 | Report This Post

Don't know what the complaints are about
Has all the hallmarks of a classic. You know, one of those classics you may write in an attic, because baby you're an addict... an addict for crap films More

Posted by pgmark at 17:05 on 05 February 2014 | Report This Post

RE: its a kids cartoon
The actors involved should have first, before reading a script, ask this one crucial question: s going to be stop-motion animation?"pon hearing the answer 'No, it's going to be CG' they should have thrown the script in the bin. Of course on the basis of this trailer even if this had been stop-motion that script should have been bin-bound anyhow. Would have been lovely for this to be a classic charming bit of British Animation, with this talent involved but also with wit, whimsy and warmth More

Posted by JediBobster at 21:19 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

RE: its a kids cartoon
L: mcgee Some of the filthy comments on this are dumb and ignorant its a kids film. am a man with wants and needs. : ( More

Posted by MonsterCat at 20:25 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

RE: its a kids cartoon
3D you say? SOLD to Mr Kurtwood. More

Posted by UTB at 17:17 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

its a kids cartoon
Some of the filthy comments on this are dumb and ignorant its a kids film. More

Posted by mcgee at 16:17 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

Tickled to see a Postman Pat movie ...
... and equally appalled that they couldn't think up anything more original than a talent contest. It's too contemporary, too 'now' and that means it will be quickly become 'yesterday' which means irrelevant. I was hoping for something a bit more timeless. More

Posted by Nicky C at 15:02 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Postman Pat Trailer Arrives Registered Delivery
Show me a film called Postman Pat Always Rings Twice, in which Pat fucks Jessica Lange on a kitchen table and they plot to kill her husband. I'd watch that. More

Posted by MonsterCat at 13:49 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Postman Pat Trailer Arrives Registered Delivery
I didn't know Postman Pat lived in Greendale, so I got very nervous/excited about the weirdest crossover in history More

Posted by musht at 13:45 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Postman Pat Trailer Arrives Registered Delivery
Well I don't know about anybody else but I wanked off to that trailer. More

Posted by MonsterCat at 13:34 on 04 February 2014 | Report This Post

Watching this has been detrimental to my physical and mental health. More

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That's privatisation for you. More

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I wasn't expecting to come on empireonline and find my childhood memories being so horrendously decimated. That looks ruddy shocking.... More

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