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EPIC Blu-ray + DVD Review

EPIC Blu-ray + DVD Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Aug 22, 2013
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Kidzworld reviews of this years most exhilarating animated adventure EPIC, now available on blu-ray and DVD!

From the creators of Ice Age, the year’s funniest, most exhilarating animated adventure EPIC which debuted on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Deluxe Edition Blu-ray, and DVD August 20th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.  Directed by Chris Wedge and featuring an amazing voice cast including Colin Farrell, Amanda Seyfried, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Pitbull, and Beyoncé, the blockbuster film comes home just in time to help families become one with nature and end the summer in Epic style.

Queen TaraQueen TaraCourtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

Transported to a magical world, a teenager (Amanda Seyfried) is recruited by a nature spirit, Queen Tara (Beyoncé Knowles), to help the “Leafmen” save their existence – and ours – from evil warriors. The whole family will love this fast-paced thrill-ride, with its astonishing animation and all-star voice cast that includes Colin Farrell, Oscar® Winner Christoph Waltz, and Steven Tyler!

Every Blu-ray and DVD comes with the Epic Coloring and Storybook Builder app. The app will allow kids to create their own Epic story and share it with family and friends.

Ronin (Colin Farrell) takes to the skiesRonin takes to the skiesCourtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

EPIC 2- disc Blu-ray Combo Pack - BD/Ultraviolet/DVD & DC

  • Mub & Grub Intro - Join Mub and Grub for an EPIC tour through the special features of this Blu-ray!
  • Birds, Bugs and Slugs: Forest Explorer - Journey into the forest to meet the real-life counterparts of the EPIC world!
  • Rot Rocks - Mandrake might be the bad guy, but his world of rot benefits ours in a number of ways, let’s discover how!
  • Bugs of Camouflage - Join us to find out how bugs use their environment to hide right under our noses, just like the Leafmen!
  • The Epic Life At Two Inches Tall - How would your life be different if you were only two inches tall? Aside from being small, there are some surprising and amazing benefits!
  • Mysteries of Moonhaven Revealed - Meet the incredibly talented filmmakers, artists, and animators at Blue Sky, and learn all about the making of EPIC!
    • The World
    • The Leafmen
    • Queen Tara
    • Mub & Grub
    • Nim Galuu
    • The Stompers
    • Finding Moonhaven
  • Epic Coloring & Storybook Builder App – Color your own EPIC story with exclusive pages on your iOS or Android devices. Then become the story teller by recording your own voice and share on your television with family and friends
  • Theatrical Trailer

Nod discovers what it takes to be a true heroNod discovers what it takes to be a true heroCourtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

The Bottom Line

For those of you who wanted to see something other than the usual bang-em-up blockbusters this summer, EPIC delivered, although funnily enough the movie isn't all that epic at all! It's really about getting down to ground level, and thinking about the world beneath our feet. A charming tale that takes viewers through a lush fantasy land, you'll be able to relive the magic in crisp blu-ray definition. There's no denying that EPIC features fantasic voice talent, and incredible animation and the special features take you behind-the-magic so can you see how this fantasy world was created from scratch. What EPIC lacked in punch, it made up for visually, and the Blu-ray Combo pack's extras make it extra enticing to add to your collection.

EPIC Blu-ray + DVD Rating: 4

EPIC Box ArtEPIC Box ArtCourtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

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