Entries for the ‘Family’ Category

The Lego Batman Movie Blu-ray Disc June 13th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Animation, Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Warner on June 18th, 2017 by Dave

The Lego Batman Movie Blu-ray

June 13th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for The Lego Batman Movie.

Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern and John Whittington again teamed up for this computer-animated superhero comedy.

The film is of course a spin-off installment of The Lego Movie.

It is the third feature film to be produced by Warner Animation Group, and the second to be based on Lego properties.

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Monster Trucks Blu-ray Disc April 11th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on April 14th, 2017 by Dave

Monster Trucks Blu-ray

This week I am taking a closer look at the Paramount Home Entertainment family movie Monster Trucks, released on Blu-ray Disc April 11th, 2017.

This action-comedy film was written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Derek Connolly and Matthew Robinson.

The story follows a high-schooler who finds an escaped monster living in his truck.

The film received mixed reviews, and grossed just $84 million worldwide against its $125 million budget.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 4K Ultra HD March 28th

Posted in 4K, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, HDR, Ultra HD, Warner on March 31st, 2017 by Dave

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Blu-ray

This week I took a closer look at the Warner Home Video 4K Ultra HD release for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on March 28th, 2017.

This family fantasy is a spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, written by J. K. Rowling in her screenwriting debut.

The story follows Newt Scamander as he visits 1920s New York with his case full of magical creatures.

The film received positive reviews and was the eighth highest-grossing film of 2016.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Blu-ray, 3D and Ultra HD Coming March 28th

Posted in 3D, 4K, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Family, Fantasy, HDR, Pre-orders, Ultra HD, Warner on February 6th, 2017 by Dave

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Blu-ray

March 28th, 2017 will mark the arrival of the new Warner Home Video Blu-ray, 3D and 4K Ultra HD release for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The film is a spin-off of the Harry Potter series, and was written by J. K. Rowling in her screenwriting debut.

The movie features Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander.

Fantastic Beasts has grossed $810 million worldwide, making it the eighth highest-grossing film of 2016.

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Storks Blu-ray Disc December 20th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Warner on January 4th, 2017 by Dave

Storks Blu-ray

Storks is a new computer animated Blu-ray title released by Warner Home Video on December 20th, 2016.

This buddy comedy film was written by Nicholas Stoller.

The movie follows the premise that the storks that used to deliver babies have moved on to the more lucrative package delivery service.

Things get more complicated though when the baby factory gets accidentally restarted.

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The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray 3D December 6th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Adventure, Animation, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Universal on December 11th, 2016 by Dave

The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray 3D

The Secret Life of Pets 3D is the latest animated Blu-ray 3D title released by Universal Studios Home Entertainment on December 6th, 2016.

Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio wrote the script for this animated adventure comedy, which has become the highest grossing original animated film not produced by Disney or Pixar.

This buddy comedy produced by Illumination Entertainment follows Max and Duke – dogs forced to cohabitate after Max’s owner Katie adopts a new dog.

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Storks Blu-ray, 3D and Ultra HD Coming December 20th, 2016

Posted in 3D, 4K, Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, HDR, Pre-orders, Ultra HD, Warner on December 1st, 2016 by Dave

Storks Blu-ray

Watch for the upcoming Warner Home Video Blu-ray, 3D and 4K Ultra HD releases for Storks on December 20th, 2016.

Nicholas Stoller wrote the screenplay for this computer-animated adventure buddy comedy film.

The movie follows the lives of delivery storks who have moved on from delivering babies and now deliver packages instead.

That is until the baby factory creates a new unauthorized baby girl.

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Kubo and the Two Strings Blu-ray 3D Coming November 22nd

Posted in 3D, Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Family, Fantasy, Pre-orders, Universal on October 28th, 2016 by Dave

Kubo and the Two Strings Blu-ray 3D

Kubo and the Two Strings has been announced by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, scheduled for a November 22nd, 2016 release.

Marc Haimes and Chris Butler wrote the screenplay for this stop-motion fantasy adventure.

The story follows Kubo, Monkey and Beetle as they battle the Sisters and Raiden the Moon King’s army of evil spirits.

Kubo and the Two Strings is LAIKA’s fourth animated feature film.

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Pete’s Dragon Blu-ray Disc Coming November 29th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Disney, Family, Fantasy, Pre-orders on October 24th, 2016 by Dave

Pete's Dragon Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Blu-ray release Pete’s Dragon – on Blu-ray Disc November 29th, 2016.

This fantasy adventure was written by director David Lowery, along with Toby Halbrooks.

The movie is a remake of the Pete’s Dragon musical from 1977.

The film was shot in New Zealand, with special effects for Elliot the Dragon by Weta Digital.

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Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray, 3D and Ultra HD Coming December 6th

Posted in 3D, 4K, Adventure, Animation, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Comedy, Family, HDR, Pre-orders, Ultra HD, Universal on October 19th, 2016 by Dave

The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray

December 6th, 2016 will mark the arrival of the new Universal Studios Home Entertainment Blu-ray, 3D and 4K Ultra HD releases for The Secret Life of Pets.

Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio wrote the script for this animated adventure comedy, and it has become the highest grossing original animated film not produced by Disney or Pixar.

The cast includes Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey and Hannibal Buress.

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