POSTED: Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 1:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Talking dogs get a lesson in charity in "Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups." Eager retrievers are dispatched to a small town that's lost its faith in Christmas. They're there to make a believer out of a little girl with a golden voice, and may scratch a few scruffy pups off Santa's naughty list in the process.
Already available is "Arthur Christmas." This animated tale tells the story of the youngest member of the Claus family, who discovers that they've missed a toy delivery to one child on Christmas Eve. So it's up to Arthur, his grandfather, and some wayward reindeer to make it right.
Tim Allen kills Father Christmas in "The Santa Clause." It's part of a Blu-ray collection of all three "Santa Clause" movies, in which Allen is physically obligated to become the jolly old elf after accidentally terminating the last guy to wear the big red suit.
China's hungriest warrior plans a dinner party in "Kung Fu Panda Holiday." Master Ahifu anoints Po as the host of a formal winter banquet in this Dreamworks original. But when that event conflicts with this father's annual soup soiree, the panda has to decide whether to be a good host or a good son.
See a gummy bear dance in his underwear in "The Yummy Gummy Search for Santa." The candy bear makes his movie debut as he and his friends travel the globe in search of St. Nick and no one even tries to eat him along the way.
If you're shopping on the non-Christmas video aisle this week, you can check out Sylvester Stallone in "The Expendables 2."