Miracles from Heaven on Blu-ray & DVD

July 18, 2016 By · 154 Comments

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Have you seen Miracles from Heaven? It is a wonderfully written tear-jerking movie.  I saw it in the theaters and absolutely loved it. This is a movie I took my oldest daughter, Katerina (aka BalletGirl) to a while back. Katerina is not one to tear up for many movies but there were several times I looked over and saw her wiping her face. As for myself, well next time I need to just bring an entire box of Kleenex with me. It was sad, emotional, inspiring, uplifting, testing, etc. I could go on but you get it. All the emotions you can think of put into one show.

Jennifer Garner;Martin Henderson;Kylie Rogers

(Family time is only that when everyone is at the table)


Eugenio Derbez;Martin Henderson;Jennifer Garner;Kylie Rogers

(The best doctors are the ones that make everyone smile when everything else is falling apart)

In Miracles from Heaven, Christy (Jennifer Garner) discovers her 10-year-old daughter Annabel (Kylie Rogers) has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Annabel has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired.

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Ice Age: Collision Course Hits Theaters Soon

July 15, 2016 By · No Comments


20th Century Fox’ upcoming animated release Ice Age: Collision Courseis coming to theaters July 22! Will you be attending? Scrat, that hungry squirrel, has done it again and all for the sake of his little acorn. In Collision Course it starts with Scrat buckling up inside a UFO and using acorn as a steering wheel until the unimaginable happens and his nut causes them to go into space….causing a ton of cosmic events that will put the whole world at risk.  Will he EVER get that nut and be able to crack it open?


Now the rest of the gang (Manny, Sid, Diego and a few new characters) must figure out how to save Earth and themselves from extinction, but who would ever stand up against asteroids. The group will leave their home to save or at least attempt to save their kind. Will they survive or will this be their extinction?


Meanwhile Sid has fallen in love but now with trouble looming over them will they be able to stick it out. Manny of course is worried about his upcoming wedding. 

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Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas

June 10, 2016 By · 40 Comments

Disclosure: We were sent the following DVD for review purposes. 

Shaun the sheep: Farmer's Llamas

Kids thoughts on Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas: When the llamas first got there they saw the soccer ball and wanted to play.  They were passing it to each other and then got the sheep to join them in a game of soccer. One Sheep had to play on the llamas team. The smart llama was spinning the ball on his foot. Everything was going great but soon things would change when peer pressure gets to the group and the sheep soon get some party supplies (soda, chips, etc) from the farmer’s house. But when you mix those with some fun-going llamas trouble always happens. These guys get in a ton of trouble making a mess of their temporary home.  It was a funny movie, I liked it.

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The Choice on Blu-ray & DVD Now

May 4, 2016 By · No Comments
I have loved every Nicholas Sparks movie so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I couldn’t wait to see this one. Now sure I wanted to see it in theaters but didn’t get a chance. I counted down the days to catch it on Redbox but thankfully I was sent one for review. The movie is great, make sure to have a thing of tissues nearby though because you’ll need them.  Perfect movie for a date night or even to give to your mom for the holiday. Basically what happens when a medical student moves in next door to the bachelor neighbor, Travis, who just seems to be obnoxious and causing her issues. When Gabby’s current boyfriend, Ryan, goes out of town on business she will continue running into Travis and fall quickly in love. Their back and forth banter will have you giggling.  They must go through a ton of “Choices” and figure out if their love is meant to me, later Travis will have to make a decision that will change their lives forever. Great movie!

From novelist Nicholas Sparks, the author of classic love stories The Notebook and Dear John, the year’s most moving romance, The Choice, will be available on Digital HD April 19 and on Blu-ray™ (plusDigital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on May 3 from Lionsgate. Based on Sparks’ best-selling novel, written for the screen by Bryan Sipe (Demolition), and directed by RossKatz (Adult Beginners), The Choice stars Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies), Maggie Grace (Taken series), Alexandra Daddario (San Andreas), Tom Welling (TV’s “Smallville”) and Academy Award® nominee Tom Wilkinson (Best Actor, In the Bedroom, 2001), in a touching love story that will make viewers laugh, cry, and wonder how far they would go to keep the hope of love alive.
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Curious George Exclusively on Hulu

April 11, 2016 By · 84 Comments

Disclosure: Samples are being received for this post. Pictures are courtesy of Hulu, minus the one of my son.  Prizing and samples are courtesy of Hulu.


Curious George adventures are now all on Hulu. Yes, all 9 seasons are up for your viewing pleasure. Let your children watch the little monkey that gets into tons of trouble just like you did at their age. I have always loved that little monkey.  Curious George is an animated series based on the popular books by Margret and H.A. Rey. Aimed at preschool viewers (ages three to five), the goal of the series is to inspire children to explore science, engineering, and math in the world around them. And what better guide is there for this kind of exploration than the world’s most curious monkey?

Your favorite monkey is swinging into your home and getting into all types of trouble. He is definitely going to keep your kids guessing what he’ll do next or how much trouble he is about to cause. All 9 seasons of Curious George, as well as the animated film Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey, are now streaming only on Hulu. As with all Kids programming on Hulu, Curious George streams commercial-free.

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