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Doctor Who: The Doctor, The Widow, And The Wardrobe Blu-ray Review

“The Doctor, The Widow, And The Wardrobe” is not one of the better Christmas specials. Continue reading

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February 29, 2012 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beavis And Butthead Volume 4 DVD Review

Uhh…this is like one of the funniest shows on TV or something. Continue reading

February 28, 2012 Posted by | DVD review | , , , | Leave a comment

Justice League: Doom Blu-ray Review

“Justice League: Doom” will please comic book fans. Continue reading

February 27, 2012 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Martha Marcy May Marlene Blu-ray Review

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” is a creepy psychological thriller. Continue reading

February 25, 2012 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , | Leave a comment

Little Angels: ABC’s, 123’s, and Animals DVD Reviews

  

“Little Angels” “ABC’s,” “123’s,” and “Animals” are 3 faith based educational animated discs from Fox. The 3 half-hour specials revolve around two children named Alex and Zoe who are being taught by 8 little angels (Michael, Gabriel, Dina, Ariel, Hayley, Charmeine, Uriel, and Hammy). Along with learning about responsibilities, fears, sharing, work and so forth, the two children learn about the letters of the alphabet (by associating them with Bible phrases ala A is for Angel),  numbers (by learning to count with Bible related images such as David and Goliath), and Biblical stories involving animals such as Noah’s Ark and Jonah And The Whale.

Let’s be honest here, “Little Angels” is a very niche product. If you are Christian parents that are looking to teach your children valuable life lessons, Bible stories, the alphabet, and numbers, these 3 discs are absolutely perfect for you. With catchy songs and lively characters, these 3 fast paced specials will not only educate children, but entertain them as well. If you are worried that these specials will fail to grab your child’s attention, don’t be. The animators and writers do not stall for time nor do they waste a single frame. All of the specials are very busy, colorful and filled with songs. In other words, they don’t allow time for a child to get bored.

Video/Audio:

All 3 specials are presented in 1.78:1. For the most part, the 2D animation is satisfactory, but it’s not exactly high quality animation here.

As for the Dolby Digital Stereo audio tracks, the music, voice work, and singing all sounded adequate.

Extras:
* Digital copies for all 3 discs.
* Downloadable activity sheets for children on all 3 discs.
* Sing-along songs for “Easy As ABC,” “G-H-I, Me Oh My,” “Q To The R To The S,” “W-X-Y-Z,” “Goliath Didn’t Like Rock Music,” “Joshua, Get Those Trumpets Blowin’,” “Be Sure To Say Thank You,” “All You Can Eat Fish Dinner,” “Adam Gave Them Names,” “Noah Built An Ark,” “Jonah Was Fish Bait,” and “Pomegranates, Penguins.”

*”Little Lessons With Roma Downey”- The executive producer of these discs chats about the messages in the three specials.

February 25, 2012 Posted by | DVD review | , , | Leave a comment

Notorious Blu-ray Review

“Notorious” is essential Hitchock. Continue reading

February 24, 2012 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , | Leave a comment

J. Edgar Blu-ray Review

While interesting, “J. Edgar” is one of Clint Eastwood’s lesser films. Continue reading

February 23, 2012 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , | Leave a comment

The Rebound Blu-ray and DVD Reviews

 

“The Rebound” sat on the shelf in the U.S. for a reason. Continue reading

February 22, 2012 Posted by | Blu-Ray review, DVD review | , , , | Leave a comment

Doctor Who: The Caves Of Androzani- Special Edition and The Android Invasion DVD Reviews

 

“The Caves Of Androzani” is an emotional swan song for the 5th Doctor.

“The Android Invasion” is a highlight of the 4th Doctor era. Continue reading

February 20, 2012 Posted by | DVD review | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic- The Friendship Express DVD Review

The popularity of the latest incarnation of “My Little Pony” is baffling. Continue reading

February 19, 2012 Posted by | DVD review | , , | 1 Comment