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Family Fantasy Collection: 4 Film Favorites [4 Discs] [DVD]

SKU:3953543
Release Date:10/15/2013
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Explore wondrous worlds from the comfort of your own living room in this collection of fantasy films for the whole family. Film include Where the Wild Things Are, The Golden Compass, The Last Mimzy, and Inkheart.
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    Overview

    Special Features


    • Where The Wild Things Are Includes:
    • Shorts by Lance Bangs: The Absurd Difficulty of Filming a Dog Running and Barking at the Same Time; Vampire Attack: The Max Records Short; The Kids Take Over The Picture
    • The Last Mimzy Includes:
    • Featurettes That Take You into the Science of The Last Mimzy
    • PLUS The Looking Glass: Emma and Alice
    • 11 Deleted Scenes
    • Commentary by director Bob Shaye
    • Behind-the-scenes Featurettes
    • PLUS Roger Waters' Hello (I Love You) music video
    • Inkheart Includes:
    • Eliza Reads to Us: Co-star Eliza Bennett shares a favorite Inkheart passage not in the movie, accompanied by Cornelia Funke illustrations
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    The Golden Compass
    A young girl embarks on a perilous journey to rescue her best friend and fight the forces of darkness in director Chris Weitz's adaptation of the first installment of author Philip Pullman's best-selling fantasy trilogy. Screen newcomer Dakota Blue Richards stars as young heroine Lyra Belacqua, Casino Royale star Daniel Craig appears as Lyra's ruthless adventurer uncle, Lord Asriel, and Nicole Kidman assumes the glamorous guise of the villainous Mrs. Coulter. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Inkheart
    Author Cornelia Funke's best-selling children's novel comes to vivid life on the big screen with this family-friendly tale about a bookbinder whose storytelling skills possess the curious power to transport the characters he speaks about into the real world. When a nefarious villain from a bedtime story that the father is currently reading to his daughter emerges to kidnap the stunned storyteller, it's up to the young girl and her adventurous friends -- both real and imaginary -- to bring dad back home and close the book on the dreaded fiend once and for all. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Where the Wild Things Are
    Visionary director Spike Jonze brings Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book to the big screen with the help of hipster icon Dave Eggers, who teamed with Jonze to pen the adapted screenplay. A mixture of real actors, computer animation, and live puppeteering, Where the Wild Things Are follows the adventures of a young boy named Max (Max Records) as he enters the world of the Wild Things, a race of strange and enormous creatures who gradually turn the young boy into their king. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    The Last Mimzy
    New Line Cinema founder Robert Shaye's directorial debut, the family-friendly science-fiction tale The Last Mimzy is an adaptation of a short story by Lewis Padgett. The story concerns a young brother and sister, Noah and Emma Wilder (Chris O'Neil and Rhiannon Leigh Wryn), who discover a strange box of artifacts one day while vacationing at the family's summer cottage. When the objects in the box begin to act in strange and mysterious ways, the pair decides to hide it from their mother (Joely Richardson) and workaholic father (Timothy Hutton). When Noah begins to display a previously unknown flair for advanced scientific concepts, the boy's teacher (Rainn Wilson) takes an interest in him. The two youngsters soon become the object of much interest from the government after their new discovery causes a large blackout. Eventually, the duo discovers that they are responsible for helping save the future of humankind, and Emma's precious stuffed rabbit might be something much more than it appears to be. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Nicole Kidman
      Nicole Kidman - Mrs. Coulter
    • Dakota Blue Richards
      Dakota Blue Richards - Lyra Belacqua
    • Daniel Craig
      Daniel Craig - Lord Asriel
    • Sam Elliott
      Sam Elliott - Lee Scoresby
    • Eva Green
      Eva Green - Serafina Pekkala




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