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Rise of the Guardians Movie Review

riseMy son loves a good movie so for the holidays I like to include a new movie he hasn’t seen. Rise of the Guardians would be a great choice for any Easter basket. I was thrilled get the chance to review this movie.

About the Movie

Rise of the Guardians is an epic adventure that tells the story of a group of heroes – each with extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features:

  • Jack Frost Snowball Showdown!—Use your remote to duck and dodge snowballs!
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors with Sandy—See if you can beat the Sandman in this classic game.

Additional Bonus Features:

  • Behind the Magic—Explore the filmmakers’ journey to create Rise of the Guardians’ enthralling look, characters, effects and music:
  • Dreaming Up the Look
  • Naughty & Nice: Designing Memorable Characters
  • Enchanting Effects
  • Creating an Epic Score
  • The Man Behind the Guardians—Learn how DreamWorks Animation worked with author William Joyce to bring his novels to life.
  • Dreamers and Believers—A look at the cast and characters of Rise of the Guardians.
  • Sandy’s Dream Guide—The Sandman helps interpret your dreams in this interactive guide.
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary—With director Peter Ramsey and producers Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein.

Disc 2 (DVD): Bonus features:

  • Dreamers and Believers
  • Sandy’s Dream Guide
  • More Magic (DVD-ROM)—Printable egg holders, coloring sheets and more—perfect for Easter fun!
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary

My Review

Really? What is not to love about a movie that includes the Santa Claus, The Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny. 3 of my favorite people!  First off I got this amazing package that included a reusable shopping bag, watering can, color your own pot and seeds, candy, night light, bunny ears, and of course the movie with 2 hopping eggs. My son sleeps with the night light every night.

By now he has watched the movie at least 10 time. The first 3 times were the day we got it. I told ya he loves a good movie. Cooper is big into super heroes so this movie, weather your kids believe in these characters or not, were super heroes to him.  He root for the Guardians in the face of chaos and fear.  This really is a great movie for family night and any Easter basket.


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