Video Gifts for the Holidays from Shout! Factory
Check out some of Shout! Factory’s 2014 kids and family releases! They have so many great options and I will highlight several.
Slugterra: Return Of The Elementals SRP $14.97 DVD
The big screen adventure Slugterra: Return of the Elementals has a MSRP of $14.97, and also includes a bonus “Slugisode” as a special feature.
Continuing the story from the hit TV series currently airing worldwide on Disney XD, Return of the Elementals welcomes a new member to the Shane Gang:Junjie, a master of the mysterious art of Slug Fu. But even with the power of five slugslingers working together, the Shane Gang find themselves in over their heads as they race to protect the ancient Elemental Slugs, the ancestors of all slugs found in Slugterra today. In the wrong hands, they could bring Slugterra to the brink of destruction. So when an evil alliance starts hunting down the Elementals, Eli and his friends take off in pursuit of the greatest threat their world has ever faced.
Thunder And The House Of Magic SRP $24.97 BD/$16.97 DVD
Thunder and the House of Magic is directed by renowned 3D filmmakers Ben Stassen (Fly Me to the Moon, Sammy’s Adventures: Escape from Paradise) and Jeremie Degruson (A Turtles Tale: Sammy’s Adventure), with original music by Ramin Djawadi (Pacific Rim, Game of Thrones), Thunder And The House Of Magic is a whimsical animated family adventure, bringing to life a unique story with a great sense of humor, positive values and universal appeal. Brimming with spectacular CG animation and endearing characters, this internationally acclaimed motion picture delivers a fun and highly entertaining movie experience for kids and the entire family.
Thunder And The House Of Magic tells the story of Thunder, an abandoned young cat who stumbles into an old mansion operated by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Owned by a kindly retired magician, the house is occupied by an assortment of his wacky assistants who don’t all welcome the new house guest. But when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew puts the mansion up for sale, our young hero and his new friends join forces to save their magical home.
Transformers Energon: The Complete Series SRP $44.99, 7- DVD set
Transformers Energon: The Complete Series features all 51 unforgettable episodes collected in one deluxe 7-DVD set. Whether discovering this series for the first time or reliving the childhood memory, this collectible DVD set is a must-have for every fan and collectors to complete their Transformers home entertainment library.
In 2004, Transformers fans were introduced to the animated series Transformers Energon, the second part of the rare Unicron Trilogy – consisting of Armada, Energon and Cybertron. The heroic Optimus Prime, his legions of Autobots and their human friends are in search of the valuable substance Energon, which they find on Earth. A mysterious force has discovered the Energon as well and will stop at nothing to gain control all of it. It’s up to the Autobots to save the fate of mankind and planet Earth from total destruction.
Transformers Armada: The Complete Series SRP $44.99, 8-DVD set
Transformers Armada: The Complete Series – the entire series is collected in one deluxe 8-DVD set, featuring all 52 memorable episodes.
Brace yourself to relive some of the most astonishing Transformers battles between the Autobots and the Decepticons through the complete series release of Transformers Armada, first introduced to fans in 2002. This is the unforgettable chapter of Transformers lore and the first part of the rare Unicorn Trilogy – consisting of Armada, Energon and Cybertron. Optimus Prime, his team of Autobots and their human friends stepped up the fight against Megatrom and his Decepticons for control of the universe and the power-enhancing Mini-cons, a lost race of Transformers. Valor, deception and unexpected twists unfolded in these captivating adventures, leading to an unlikely alliance between natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.
CatDog: The Complete Series SRP $29.93, 12-DVD set
So you think you have trouble dealing with your sibling? Then you’ll howl with laughter and meow for more watching the madcap misadventures of the feline and canine brothers who bring a whole new meaning to the idea of “family bonding” in CatDog: The Complete Series.
On October 14th, Shout! Factory released all 68 episodes of this fan-favorite series as a complete series DVD for the first time, exclusively at Wal-mart.
Brothers Cat and Dog couldn’t be more different — Cat is clever and cultured, while Dog is a naïve but lovable goofball. But they definitely share one thing in common: a body! This crazy set of conjoined twins find themselves in all sorts of silly adventures, but through them all, the two misfits stick together…whether they like it or not!
Jack And The Cuckoo-Clock Heart SRP $24.97 BD/$16.97 DVD
A whimsical and visually opulent animated fairy tale set in an exciting period full of fabulous inventions, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart is full of unforgettable characters, enchanting music and fantastic adventures. Directed by Mathias Malzieu and StéphaneBerla, with an adaptation by Mathias Malzieu from his own bestselling novel and the gold-selling album by his band Dionysos, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart was releasedOn October 7, 2014, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp, and unleashed the critically acclaimed animated feature Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart.
With an English voice cast featuring Orlando Seale (Pride and Prejudice), Samantha Barks (Les Misérables ), Stéphane Cornicard (Saving Private Ryan), Jessie Buckley (I’ll Do Anything), Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones) and Richard Riddings (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), this acclaimed animated adventure had its American premiere at the 2014 New York International Children’s Film Festival, and following a theatrical run in select cities nationwide, hit home entertainment platforms on October 7, 2014.
Marvel Knights: The Wolverine Collection SRP $29.93, 5-DVD set
Shout! Factory is proud to present Marvel Knights: The Wolverine Collection, with five complete Marvel Knights Animation releases, together in one collection for the first time. The 5-DVD set features Wolverine: Origin, Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, Wolverine vs. Sabretooth, Wolverine vs. Sabretooth: Reborn and Wolverine Weapon X: Tomorrow Dies Today, brought together to tell the story of one of the most significant characters in the Marvel Universe.
Marvel Knights Animation remains true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling, boasting groundbreaking illustrations, sensational soundscapes, and of course, the explosiveness of the Mighty Marvel Universe. Behind every image and every word lies the genius of Marvel’s celebrated creators.
Danny Phantom: The Complete Series SRP $29.93, 10-DVD set
Find out how an average kid became part ghost-and all ghost hunter! With the extraordinary ability to turn himself into a super-heroic apparition, Danny Fenton must track down and defeat ghastly ghouls, while keeping his identity a secret!
All three seasons of Danny Phantom are available in one gleefully ghoulish package through Shout! Factory – Danny Phantom: The Complete Series. Get ready to take a trip to the other side with this 10-DVD set featuring all 53 original episodes of the hit Nickelodeon series.
And you thought the hassles of everyday high school life were bad! Meet Danny Fenton, a good-natured, ordinary 14-year-old kid with extraordinary powers. After an accident involving ‘Ghost Zone’ portal of his two highly eccentric ghost-hunting parents, Danny now has the half-ectoplasmic DNA of a ghost, giving him the ability to fight off the horrible spooks, specters and vengeful ghost hunters threatening our world! But before Danny can defeat anything, he must first learn to control his newfound powers with the help of his best friends, tech-head Tucker and self-proclaimed goth Sam.
You absolutely can’t go wrong with any of these video selections from Shout! Factory. They are personal favorites of my children and I know they would be faves of your children. Great deals for great videos!