Just when it started to look as if the pirate trend had sailed its course and that old Jolly Roger was disappearing over the horizon line, the Aardman Animations ship fires off starboard-blasting clay cannonballs of hilarity from its gun ports, scoring a direct hit on our funny bones. Breezy, colorful, and overflowing with jokes for viewers of all ages, The Pirates! Band of Misfits
is yet another winner from the studio that gave us Wallace & Gromit
, Chicken Run
, and, most recently, Arthur Christmas
Try as he might, the Pirate Captain (voice of Hugh Grant) just isn’t taken seriously as a plunderer. But that might change if he could ...