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Raiders! The Story Of The Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

A terrific extras package makes up for a slight lack of focus in the main feature itself, which tells of a bunch of kids remaking Indy’s first screen adventure.

April And The Extraordinary World

GKids gives us yet another slick international feature, this time an exciting steampunk adventure that utilizes the conceptual skills of cartoonist Jacques Tardi.

DC Superhero Girls: Hero of the Year

Cute, spunky, and light on its feet, DC Superhero Girls: Hero of the Year should be super fun for its target audience.

Only Yesterday

A young woman from Tokyo reflects back to her life at age ten, leading to a re-evaluation of who she is now. The final theatrical Studio Ghibli film to make it to disc in North America is now here.

Anomalisa

Not for everyone, and certainly not for kids, Anomalisa reminds us that animation is a medium, not a genre, and can be used to tell all kinds of stories, from the fantastical to the mundane…in a fantastical fashion.

Elstree 1976

The Force isn’t too strong with this peek behind the masks of a bunch of Star Wars actors and bit-parters that’s as down to earth as its personalities and lacking a true spark of real content over curiosity.

Open Season: Scared Silly

Despite some laughs, Open Season: Scared Silly lacks the oddball charm–and heart–that made the original so much fun.

The Good Dinosaur

Pixar’s latest makes a quick transfer to home video, where its simple pleasures will be enjoyed by a younger than usual audience for the Studio’s films, even if parents may wonder why the originality is extinct.

Batman: Bad Blood

Following Batman’s disappearance, Dick Grayson dons the cowl of the Bat, and is joined by more members of an expanding Bat-family.

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs: Walt Disney Signature Collection

Disney’s first feature is back on Blu-ray in a decent, maybe even solid but certainly not spectacular edition that repeats as many extras as it drops more significant ones.

Toy Story That Time Forgot

The traditions of Toy Story are put aside for what is essentially an overlong imaginary sequence (without anyone imagining). It’s fun while it lasts but may easily end up being forgotten.

Lego Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles

The Force is fun with this one, providing cheeky Robot Chicken-style humor that Star Wars fans of all ages should find hilarious.

Star Wars – Rebels: Complete Season One

Bridging the gap between the film trilogies, Rebels’ initial season inches its way towards being epic, setting up what promises to be an even stronger second season.

The Seventh Dwarf

Lazy, unfunny, and annoying, this German Disney knock-off offers very little to like. In fact, it will probably leave you feeling very “Grumpy” when it’s over.

Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem

The caped crusader gets yet another incarnation, this time living in a high tech Gotham threatened with computer terrorism by The Joker. Kids will enjoy the many guest stars and action aplenty.

Lego Justice League: Attack Of The Legion Of Doom

There’s nothing more fun than mixing Lego and superheroes, as in this kid-friendly movie starring DC’s biggest heroes. Add in a great extra on the sound, and you have a hit!

Miles From Tomorrowland: Let’s Rocket!

“Blastastic!” Slick animation, likable characters, and engaging plots make Miles From Tomorrowland an unexpectedly smart children’s show.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection

A recommended way to catch up on some recent oddities and curios alongside more well-known modern cartoons, even if the selection doesn’t quite feel complete enough.

Justice League: Gods And Monsters

A darker League from an alternate timeline must fight the law while solving a murder mystery. Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett craft a wonderfully unique tale for this DC animated movie.

Adventure Time: The Complete Fifth Season

Season number five of the Cartoon Network phenomenon is here to dazzle us with strange romance, endearingly bizarre characters, and of course mathematical adventures.

Spirited Away

Miyazaki’s greatest film finally comes to Blu-ray, with top-notch technical quality showing this masterpiece in the best possible light.

Strange Magic

Where is Jar Jar Binks when you need him? Only interminable tedium is to be found in George Lucas’ jukebox musical, which you get the feeling Disney has (quite rightly) dumped out due to a contractual obligation.

Batman Vs. Robin: Exclusive Figure Edition

The script tries hard to make a sophisticated story of father-son conflict, but the movie’s action-fueled direction brings it close to being just another fight-filled exercise in excess.

More Cartoons For Victory!

More Thunderbean greatness! Foreign propaganda, rare Private Snafu Quick Facts, footage from the First Motion Picture Unit, and rarities from Disney and UPA make this an outstanding collection of wartime shorts.

Noveltoons: Original Classics

Thunderbean shows us how Famous Studios lived up to the Fleischer name, at least in the 1940s, with this collection of wonderful cartoons. Those that thought Famous meant “second rate” are in for a surprise.

Tinker Bell And The Legend Of The Neverbeast

The Disney Fairy series gets a little darker with this tale of a monster-like creature, but the movie stays true to the messages of friendship and learning positive life lessons.

Gladiators Of Rome

Lazy storytelling, uneven comedy and questionable subject matter combine in this Italian animation; somehow both bizarre and generic at the same time. Zero extras and mediocre audio tempt a big thumbs down.

Big Hero 6

It’s Frozen for the boys as Disney strikes back with their take on lesser-known characters from the pages of Marvel Comics for another, freshly Academy Award-winning blockbuster!

One Hundred And One Dalmatians: Diamond Edition

Walt Disney’s fantastic animated thriller makes a solid return to disc, here in an HD transfer that hits the spot and with a fairly robust package of old and new extras.

The Kingdom Of Dreams And Madness

This wonderful documentary grants a fascinating glimpse at how Studio Ghibli functioned in its final year with master director Hayao Miyazaki.