Wow, can you believe there’s only a couple of new releases worth mentioning this week? The lone new DVDs and Blu-rays are Sausage Party and Snowtime! (review | giveaway). I have not seen Sausage Party yet, but my kids wanted to see it when the film was released at the theaters earlier in the year. But based on the trailers, the movie looked way too inappropriate for young kids. I’m going to have watch it by myself before I decide. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-rays and DVDs for this week.
Blu-rays and DVDs coming out the week of November 8, 2016
In this CG-animated movie, one sausage leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store. The film features the vocal talents of some of today’s best comedy stars — Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera, James Franco, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Paul Rudd, Nick Kroll, David Krumholtz, Edward Norton, and Salma Hayek.
Snowtime! (review | giveaway)
To amuse themselves during the winter school break, the kids in a small village decide to have a massive snowball fight. Luke and Sophie, both 11 years old, become the leaders of the opposing sides. Sophie and her cohorts defend an elaborate snow fort against the assault of Luke’s horde. Whichever side occupies the fort at the end of the winter break, wins! But what starts out as pure youthful fun and enthusiasm deteriorates into a more serious conflict. Can joy and peace be restored, or will the kids’ friendships fall in a flurry of ice and snow?