I’ll admit it. When I took my two youngest kids to see DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby at the theater earlier this year, I was expecting a kiddie movie. But I was wrong. The animated movie actually appeals to both kids and parents. It’s a cute story and we still loved the film when we saw it again during our family movie night. Naturally, one of our treats was a cookie because of the funny line in the 97-minute film, “cookies are for closers!” The Boss Baby, which is rated PG, is available now in digital HD, and will be available on Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday (July 25th).
Kuu Kuu Harajuku is an animated series that follows the fun-filled adventures of band HJ5, through their world of music, fashion and style. The inspiration for this popular animated series came from Grammy Award-winning musician Gwen Stefani. She wanted to create an animated series for girls that encourages and celebrates creative self-expression, imagination and individuality. Thanks to Shout! Factory and DHX Media, I’m giving two copies of the new Kuu Kuu Harajuku: Music, Baby! DVD on my dad blog. The new release is available now on DVD and airs on Nickelodeon.
DreamWorks Animation is premiering their new series, Spirit Riding Free, exclusively on Netflix on Friday, May 5th. We have not seen the new original series yet, but we’ve seen the movie it was based on. I think the kids liked the animated film because we’ve seen it multiple times. Thanks to Netflix and Paramount, I’m giving away a Spirit prize pack on my dad blog. The prize pack consists of a DIY picture frame, a friendship bracelet making kit, a journal, a bandana, a plush toy, and the Spirit Riding Free book.
I have a spooky giveaway today. Thanks to Universal Studios Home Entertainment, I’m giving away ten Monster High: Electrified DVD/Blu-ray on my dad blog. Scaretastic! Monster High: Electrified will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 28th. Continue reading to find out how to win the latest Monster High release. Note: the contest is limited to readers in Oregon and Washington states.
Sing isn’t in stores yet, but we’re already seen the Blu-ray twice. We love the animated musical comedy. The film kinda of reminds me of American Idol, but better. The story is interesting and the singing is outstanding (you’ll want to sing along!). In my opinion, Sing is fun for the entire family. As an added bonus, the Special Edition Blu-ray and DVD include three mini-movies (my favorite is Gunter Babysits). And thanks to Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Illumination Entertainment, a reader of my dad blog will win a Sing Blu-ray. Sing-tastic! Sing will be available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on March 21st.
Sing is coming out on Blu-ray and DVD next week. I have not seen the animated film yet, but my kids can’t wait to see the movie. To help celebrate the new release, five readers of my blog will each win a prize pack consisting of a Sing DVD/Blu-ray and promotional swag. Awesome, right! Sing (Illumination Entertainment and Universal Studios Home Entertainment) will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 21st. Note: the giveaway is limited to readers in Oregon and Washington. I have another Sing giveaway for the rest of you in a few days.
I have a funtastic giveaway today. Shout! Kids and Hasbro Studios are releasing three DVDs this month: My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Exploring the Crystal Empire, Littlest Pet Shop: Pet Stars, and Transformers Rescue Bots: Protect and Explore. To help promote the new titles, I’m giving away all three DVDs on my dad blog. Awesome, right? Continue reading to find out how to win the three DVDs on my blog.
Valentines Day is just around the corner, so be sure to check out the cute Valentines cards above (click on the graphics to download). As you can see, the cards feature characters from the movie Rock Dog (Lions Gate). The film will open in theaters on February 24th. BTW, you can watch an early screening of Rock Dogs next Saturday (February 18th, 11am) at Regal Pioneer Place by downloading movies passes on the Sony site.
Disney is releasing Pinocchio this week. You know how Disney works. They like to pull many of their movies from retailers and store them in their magical vault. Then they release the titles again many years later. This time around, Disney is releasing Pinocchio in stores. And for the first time ever, Pinocchio is available in Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere. That means you can cut the cord and watch the film anywhere without strings. Cool, right? I also like the digital HD option because I don’t have to find a place to store the film. After a couple of decades of collecting DVDs and Blu-rays, I have run out of space on my bookcase. BTW, I received a movie kit for writing this review. As always, the opinions expressed are mine and I am not obligated to write a positive review.
Long Way North is a story of a young heroine persevering through a physical and emotional journey to find her explorer grandfather and his lost ship, the Davai. The inspiring movie will be available on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital HD on January 17th. Thanks to Shout! Factory, I’m giving away the Long Way North Blu-ray on my dad blog. Continue reading to find out how to win this spirited film.