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Less-known Christmas films: Beethoven's Christmas Adventure

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Beethoven's Christmas Adventure is the seventh film in the never-ending series. But is it a lost Christmas gem? Er...

This Christmas, rather than revisiting the Christmas classics again, we've asked our writers to try a variety of, er, 'lesser known' Christmas movies. Today? It's Beethoven's Christmas Adventure...

This article contains spoilers for Beethoven's Christmas Adventure.

This is the seventh film in the Beethoven franchise. It's the first movie after Beethoven's Big Break rebooted the series with a new title character (in this case a stray St Bernard that becomes a movie star). It's a straight-to-dvd tale featuring actors from American telly series, and a post-alimony John Cleese.

Far be it from me to suggest that Cleese didn't read the script and effusively phone his agent saying 'I've got to do this part', but it isn't exactly up there with his performance in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. To be fair,
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Interview: Beethoven's Treasure Tail is a Rib-Tickler...and for star Jonathan Silverman, a Rib Cracker!

If you're looking for a movie that you and the rest of your family can enjoy on a chill night at home, where better to look than the tried and true adventures of Beethoven, the giant St. Bernard?

Beethoven's Treasure Tail is the latest movie in the series to head to home video. We got to ask star Jonathan Silverman a few questions, and see what's happened since we last saw Beethoven.

Fanlala: What has changed for Eddie since Beethoven's Big Break?

Jonathan Silverman: A lot has changed for Eddie since we last saw him in Beethoven's Big Break. His son is now off to college, so as a single dad it's just him and his beloved and trusted dog Beethoven. Nonetheless, his status as a dog trainer has increased and Eddie and Beethoven are making lots of successful movies together.

However, something isn't quite right with Beethoven on
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Rihanna Joins Peter Berg’s Battleship

Rihanna Joins Peter Berg’s Battleship
Variety reports that pop/R&B recording artist Rihanna has joined the cast of Peter Berg's water based epic action adaptation of the board game Battleship. While Rihanna's music has appeared in movies such as Bring It On: All or Nothing, Are We There Yet?, Sydney White, 21, Wild Child, The House Bunny, Beethoven's Big Break,  I Love You Man, The Hangover and Grand Ma Takedown, this marks her feature film acting debut. There are no further details on what part she will have in the film. Previously: Written by the brother writing team Jon and Erich Hoeber (Whiteout), the story unfolds as "a massive Naval adventure across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force." The superior force are aliens from another planet known as The Regents. They come from a world similar to ours, and aren't actually
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Blue Crush 2 Makes Waves on DVD and Blu-ray Spring of 2011

Sasha Jackson stars in the sequel to the hit surfing film The search for the ultimate wave becomes an exotic and exhilarating journey of self-discovery and heartfelt friendship in Blue Crush 2, currently filming on location along the wild coast of South Africa, famous for its bone crushing waves. The all-new movie installment based on 2002's hugely popular Blue Crush, which starred Kate Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez, follows an adventurous young woman on the surf adventure of a lifetime. Blue Crush 2 is directed and produced by Mike Elliott (Beethoven's Big Break). Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind) and Ron Howard (Angels & Demons) are also producing for Imagine Entertainment. The film is an official South African/German Co-Production, produced in South Africa by Universal Pictures Productions GmbH and Moonlighting Blue Crush Productions, and is co-produced by Genevieve Hofmeyr and Ralph Tuebben. The film will premiere exclusively on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD
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