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Review: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax DVD Blu-Ray + DVD + Ultraviloet

The colorful and captivating world of Dr. Seuss bursts onto the screen as never before on August 7, 2012 in the hilarious and captivating adventure, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Available on Blu-ray™ 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack — both featuring DVD, Digital Copy and UltraViolet™ so you can watch it anytime, anywhere — Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is non-stop family fun that includes three delightfully entertaining mini movies not shown in theaters,available only on the Blu-ray™ Combo Packs. The film will also be available on DVD and Digital Download. To view a trailer of the new mini movies, visit http://youtu.be/3DXU1348PHg

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax transports viewers into a fantastical landscape imagined by Dr. Seuss and vividly brought to life by Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team at Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me). Directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me) from a screenplay adapted by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul (Despicable Me, HOP, Horton Hears a Who) from the 1971 children’s classic, the film is an imaginative journey that begins in the town of Thneedville, where a boy searches for the one thing he knows will win the heart of his dream girl. But in order find it, he must discover the story of the Lorax, the often grumpy but loveable protector of Truffula Valley, in an exciting adventure filled with comedy and heart that USA Today’s Claudia Puig calls, “The right blend of funny, silly, and sweet.”

Danny DeVito (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” Twins, L.A. Confidential) lends his unmistakable voice to the Lorax, the remarkable creature who “speaks for the trees,” with Ed Helms (The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, “The Office”) as his enigmatic nemesis, the Once-ler. The all-star cast also includes Zac Efron (High School Musical, The Lucky One, 17 Again) as Ted, an idealistic 12-year-old searching for the Lorax; Grammy® Award winner Taylor Swift (Valentine’s Day) as Audrey, the girl of Ted’s dreams; Rob Riggle (The Hangover, Big Miracle) as the villainous O’Hare; Jenny Slate (Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, “SNL”) as Ted’s protective mother; and five-time Emmy® Award winner Betty White (The Proposal, “Hot in Cleveland”) as Ted’s wise Grammy Norma.

One of the best-selling children’s book authors of all time, Theodor “Dr. Seuss”
Geisel created more than 40 cherished books that have been published in 95 countries and 17 different languages, selling more than half a billion books worldwide. The Lorax, which Geisel named his favorite work, is included on the “Educator’s All Time Top 20 List of Children’s Books.”

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Combo Packs contain a Blu-ray™, DVD and a Digital Copy of the film compatible with iTunes®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod™, Android (or select online retailers), as well as UltraViolet™. UltraViolet™ is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows in the cloud to instantly stream and download to computers, tablets and smart phones. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.

SYNOPSIS

The imaginative world of Dr. Seuss comes to life like never before in this visually spectacular adventure from the creators of Despicable Me! Twelve-year-old Ted will do anything to find a real live Truffula Tree in order to impress the girl of his dreams. As he embarks on his journey, Ted discovers the incredible story of the Lorax, a grumpy but charming creature who speaks for the trees. Featuring the voice talents of Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate and Betty White, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is filled with hilarious fun for everyone!

Our Thoughts…

This is one movie that I regretted not getting to see in theaters but am glad I didn’t have to wait too long for it to be released on Blu-Ray/DVD.  My entire family (kids ages 4 and 1 and 1/2 years old as well as Dad) loved this movie.  We felt it conveyed the message of Suess’ book in a way that would appeal to our current generation.

The bright colors and rich animation was very appealing to the eye. There were many great songs in the movie too. My kids tend to love movies that have songs, so this one went over extremely well with them. The characters were quite amusing in their own ways

My daughter being the sweet sensitive little girl that she is actually cried when the last Truffula tree was cut down! And was overjoyed in the end when a seed was planted. I am 100 % sure that the message of this movie reached her and it makes me extremely happy that she was touched in such a way. It’s can start with us so I hope people will take to heart the words of the Lorax…. ‘Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not. And though this focuses on the environment around us, that message can speak true for many other things as well.

I highly recommend the Lorax movie to anyone and everyone. The DVD Blu-Ray combo has been a joy to watch with all the extra features and never before seen film shorts!  And if you haven’t already, I’d recommend adding the original Lorax story to your collection as well.

Get Connected with The Lorax: Website

Interested in buying?

You can pre-order Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Combo Pack (Two Discs: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet) for $24.96 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25.

Disclaimer: I was sent the above product mentioned for review. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

 


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