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Family members of all ages will be hypnotized by hours of delightful entertainment, with never-before-seen Incredibles 2 bonus material highlighting the beloved characters in the film and the filmmakers who bring them to life. The bonus features on the Blu-Ray 3D/ 3D combo include an all-new “Auntie Edna” Mini-Movie; Strong Coffee: A Lesson in Animation with writer-director Brad Bird; Commentary – Get inside commentary from animators Alan Barillaro (supervising animator), Tony Fucile (supervising animator, story artist and character designer), Dave Mullins (supervising animator) and Bret Parker (animation second unit and crowds supervisor).

If you are looking for something extraordinary, Wes Anderson returns to stop-animation for the first time since 2009’s Fantastic Mr. Fox with his latest film, Isle of Dogs, a language-obsessed, political conspiracy-themed, stop-motion adventure concerning dogs exiled to a trash island in a near-future Japan.In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. Read more about the film / Watch the trailer

How do you tell one of the most famous stories ever recorded and bring it to the screen in a fresh, new way?  This was the challenge facing the filmmakers behind The Star, the Nativity story from the point of view of the animals. We follow Bo, who is the donkey that carries Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem,” explains director Timothy Reckart. The story is by Simon Moore and Carlos Kotkin; and the screenplay is by Carlos Kotkin.

If there’s one animated film that results in endless delight and total fun, it’s this charming exploration of humanity through animals characters living in Zootropolis.
Bonus features (Blu-Ray): There are several fun features, including the exploration of how the film was created, a fantastic round table session with team that created the film, the music video by Shakira and deleted scene.

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Pixar Animation Studios’ 19th feature film Coco showcases the importance of family, honoring your ancestors and following your dreams. It’s a must-have for collectors and the supertastic bonus features on Blu-Ray 3D/2D combo: Welcome to the Fiesta – A musical exploration of the skeletons that make the Land of the Dead wondrous and intriguing; Mi Familia – Developing the Riveras was a labor of love that took the cast and crew on a deep dive into the meaning of family; Dante – How the crew fell in love with the uniquely Mexican breed of Xoloitzcuintli (or “Xolo”) dogs that inspired Dante; Filmmaker Commentary – Presented by Lee Unkrich (director), Adrian Molina (co-director) and Darla K. Anderson (producer).

Disney•Pixar’s super-sensational Inside Out ventures inside the mind to find out and is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD. Based in Headquarters, the control center inside 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five Emotions are hard at work. The 2D Blu-Ray has some great features:  Riley’s First Date? ; LAVA (Theatrical Short Film); Paths to Pixar: The Women of Inside Out ; Mixed Emotions;  Audio Commentary from directors Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen, and producer Jonas Rivera. 

The absolutely charming animated gem Ferdinand centers on the adventures of a peace-loving bull whose idyllic life changes after he’s mistaken for a vicious beast and is taken away to the last place on earth he wants to be, a bull training camp. But Ferdinand is determined to get back home. Along the way, the kind-hearted bull makes many friends and changes the lives of those he meets.  There are tons of bonus features on the the characters and the film. Watch the trailer

In the absolutely enchanting Peter Rabbit, Peter’s war with Old Mr. McGregor, keeper of the vegetable garden, takes a turn when the old man kicks the bucket (a victory Peter is all too happy to claim for himself).  But when his great-nephew, Mr. Thomas McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson), inherits the place, Peter realizes that the battle for control of the vegetable garden – and the heart of their next-door neighbor, Bea (Rose Byrne) – has only just begun.  The superb bonus features include a fun shake-your-cotton-tail dance along and a peek into how the film was made. Trailer