New Kids DVD's
The Adventures of TinTin : Steven Spielberg's and Peter Jackson's long-awaited full-length film, based on the original "Tintin" comics by Hergé, combines the stories "The Secret of the Unicorn," "Red Rackham's Treasure," and "The Crab with the Golden Claws." The film follows the adventures of a young reporter, his dog, a sea captain, and two bumbling Interpol detectives as they travel from Europe to the Sahara and Morocco in pursuit of a pickpocket, model-ship collectors, and long-lost treasure. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune -- but also an ancient curse -- Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey. Starring Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell.
Barbie in a Mermaid tale 2 : Surf's up for Barbie as she returns as Merliah, the fun and fashionable surfing champion who's also a magical mermaid princess! In this exciting sea-quel, Merliah makes a splash when she heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing competition. When the evil mermaid Eris escapes from her whirlpool with plans to take over the throne of Oceana, Merliah and her sea friends dive in to stop her. It's a fresh new adventure where Merliah learns that anything is possible and she really can have the best of both worlds!
Hugo : Based on the book The invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick, this film tells the tale of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy. Starring Asa Butterfield, Jude Law, Ben Kingsley, Chloe Moretz, Sacha Baron Cohen and Emily Mortimer.
Johnny English Reborn : International funnyman Rowan Atkinson (Johnny English, Mr. Bean) returns as the accidental secret agent who doesn't know fear -- or danger -- in this hilarious spy film spoof that's outrageous fun for the whole family! In his latest mission, Johnny English must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. With just one shot at redemption, he will use (or misuse) the latest high-tech gadgets and every trick in his playbook to protect us all. Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Dominic West, Rosamund Pike, Daniel Kaluuya, Richard Schiff.
Pinocchio : Academy Award® winner Roberto Benigni (Best Actor, Life is Beautiful, 1999) brings one of the world's most beloved characters to the screen with this delightful live-action adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic story. The enchanting journey begins when the wooden puppet, Pinocchio (Benigni), comes magically to life. His ever-curious spirit opens the door to one wild adventure after another, despite guidance from the beautiful Blue Fairy and his wise father, Gepetto. Also Starring Glen Close.
Puss in Boots : You loved him in Shrek...now see where the one-and-only swashbuckling feline found his fame - and a very big pair of boots - in the "hilariously funny" (Associated Press) animated epic! Here's the true story of The Cat, The Myth, The Legend - Puss In Boots. Starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis & Walt Dohrn.
Tooth fairy 2 : In-name-only sequel stars Larry the Cable Guy as Larry Guthrie, a fun-loving dude eager to win back the heart of would-be love Brooke. After upsetting a child with a loose tooth at the afterschool program where his dream girl works, he is punished by having to become a real-life Tooth Fairy. Dressed in pink tights and ballet shoes, will Larry be able to carry out his tooth-collecting duties and reconcile with Brooke? With David Mackey, Erin Beute.
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Alvin and the Chipmunks : Chipwrecked : This movie moves along at a brisk pace, with easy chuckles for toddlers and their older siblings, and some in-jokes to keep the parents amused. The plot involves the gang going on a cruise, but when Alvin is involved, something inevitably goes awry. Soon everyone is marooned on a deserted island and there are adventures and misadventures as they try to be rescued. And of course, it has plenty of chipmunk-singing pop songs--lots of Lady Gaga, for those of you keeping track. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a big bag of popcorn of a family film that younger kids especially will love. Starring Jason Lee, with the Chipmunks and Chipettes voiced by Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Justin Long, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris, and Christina Applegate.
Hop : From the makers of Despicable Me comes an all-new comedy about candy, chicks and rock n roll! He was destined to be the Easter Bunny, but all he wanted to do was rock! When teenage E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rockstar drummer, he meets Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals. Together the two encounter a series of hilarious mishaps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the importance of family. Also starring James Marsden and Kaley Cuoco.
The Muppets : Kicking off with a boffo musical number, the story follows Walter (voice of Peter Linz), a small-town boy with a uniquely personal affection for the long-retired Muppets. (OK, he's made of felt.) Teaming up with his brother (Jason Segel, who also co-scripted) and the local schoolteacher (Amy Adams), they attempt to get Kermit, Fozzie, and the gang back together in order to save their studio from an evil oil baron (Chris Cooper, going all in).