This month, LionsGate along with HIT Entertainment, has come out with some truly fantastic titles! Zane is obsessed with Thomas the Train, along with Barney, so we were so excited to get first hand glimpses of some great titles including Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway The Movie, Barney: Most Huggable Moments, and Thomas & Friends: Animals Aboard.
It’s Full Steam Ahead on the Island of Sodor with Thomas and his engine friends in the all-new CG animated movie Thomas & Friends®: King of the Railway coming to Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and Video on Demand September 17 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. King of the Railway – The Movie introducesfour new engines and one new destination on the Island of Sodor. New engine Stephen is based on the legendary “Stephenson’s Rocket”, one of the fastest and most advanced steam locomotives of its day. Meet the Earl of Sodor and see how Thomas and the Steam Team rely on friendship and cooperation to avoid disaster and save the day!
Nearly 40 King of the Railway themed products will launch at retail to support themovie, including toys from Fisher-Price across three track systems, books, games, apparel, an app and more, making it the biggest Thomas & Friends event of 2013 for the #1 Preschool Toy brand, and a must own for Thomas fans everywhere! Thomas &Friends: King of the Railway – The Movie Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack is loaded with special features including an all new, exclusive game, karaoke music videos and engine puzzles! The Thomas & Friends®: King of the Railway – The Movie Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
Join Thomas & Friends as they embark on a legendary movie adventure! The steam team’s quest begins when a special guest arrives on Sodor with a big surprise and important jobs for Thomas, Percy and James. The engines meet new friends and discover suits of armor; coats of arms and legends of long-ago heroes. Then their bravery is put to the test when their new friend Stephen goes missing. Will Thomas find him in time? Will the engines discover the truth about the Island of Sodor’s biggest mystery? It’s a crusade of knightly proportions for Thomas & Friends in this epic movie!
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
· The Search for the Lost Crown Game
· It’s Gonna Be a Great Day Karaoke Music Video
· Searching Everywhere Karaoke Music Video
· Working Together! Karaoke Music Video
· Guess Who? Puzzles
Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing, caring and imagination with Barney® inBarney®: Most Huggable Moments arriving on 2-disc DVD set, Digital Download and Video on Demand September 17 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and HIT Entertainment. This very special 2-disc DVD set includes episodes never-before-seen on DVD and the delightful Barney®: Dino-mite Birthday. This stu-u-pendous collection of stories, songs and 5 bonus karaoke music videos is available for the TREMENDOUS value of only $14.98.
Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television, online and through live events, home entertainment, toys and publishing. The Emmy® award-winning series, Barney & Friends® is one of the top-rated preschool shows today, airing on PBS KIDS® and Sprout®.
In this Super-Dee-Duper collection of the most huggable moments, Barney brings preschoolers on journeys big and small and reminds everyone that they’re special just the way they are! Barney shows Ryan that he doesn’t need to pretend to be someone else to be popular, and teaches Myra that her name isn’t the only thing that makes her unique. He helps Baby Bop discover meaningful ways to be a good friend, and BJ and Riff give new meaning to the word teamwork. Come along for the most huggable, lovable and memorable moments with Barney and his friends as they share, learn and grow together!
DVD BONUS FEATURES
· “A Friend Like You” Karaoke Music Video
· “Everyone Is Special” Karaoke Music Video
· “Being Together” Karaoke Music Video
· “The Friendship Song” Karaoke Music Video
· “Best of Friends” Karaoke Music Video
Hop aboard for animal-filled adventures with everyone’s favorite engine Thomas and all his railway friends in Thomas & Friends®: Animals Aboard, arriving on DVD September 10, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Thomas & Friends®: Animals Aboard will also be available on Digital Download and Video on Demand on October 8. Featuring five wild, buzzing and furry adventures and timed to the release of the Fisher Price animal-themed toy line, this DVD will be available exclusively at Target for a limited time for a suggested retail price of $14.98. It’s full steam ahead for Thomas, Percy, Henry and the engines as they learn lessons about being kind to animals, doing good deeds and helping friends of all shapes and sizes!
All aboard as Thomas and his engine friends embark on exciting adventures with some new furry friends! Percy learns to be gentle when meeting some small forest friends and Thomas goes hog-wild trying to be Really Useful for Farmer Trotter. Henry performs a sweet deed in returning Sodor’s special songbird and Thomas must fulfill a tall order when he is asked to deliver the newest animal to Sodor’s Wildlife Center. The engines are busy as bees being Really Useful and helping animals big and small. Episodes include Percy’s New Friends, Thomas and the Pigs, Henry’s Good Deeds, Thomas Tall Friend, and Buzzy Bees.
Zane and Hayley both loved all three of these DVDs! If you have a Thomas or Barney fan, you will want to add these DVDs to your DVD repertoire.
Giveaway: One winner will receive all three DVDs. For this giveaway, simply tell me which of three DVDs your kids are most excited to win in the comment section proceeding the post. For an additional +2 entry, tweet about this giveaway mentioning Thomas/Barney DVDs and @dentistmel. Ends 10-20. Winner chosen by random.org and has 24 hours to respond, before a new winner is chosen. Good luck!
* We received the above DVDs for review. All my opinions are my own and not swayed by outside sources.