Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Dream Works- Spooky Stories Review

The Details: DreamWorks Spooky Stories is the ultimate Halloween compilation, featuring the spookiest and funniest characters from DreamWorks Animation’s successful Shrek and Monsters vs. Aliens franchises.  Join Shrek, Donkey, Puss and B.O.B. as they get the fright of their lives in six fun shorts, including two brand NEW titles: Shrek: The Pig Who Cried Wolf and Monsters vs. Aliens: Night of the Living Carrots.
The collection also includes Scared Shrekless, Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space, The Ghost of Lord Farquaad and the outrageously Shreked out parody of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. DreamWorks Spooky Stories also includes optional pop-ups on Night of the Living Carrots and the World of DreamWorks Animation featuring previews, music videos and more.

Blu-ray Specs:             1080p high definition, English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD (except MvA: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space & The Ghost of Lord Farquaad), English 5.1 Dolby True HD, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
DVD Specs:                  Widescreen, English 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

Rating:                         U.S. – Not Rated; Canada – PG
Runtime:                     Approximately 90 minutes
Priced as low as:         $19.99 U.S.
My Thoughts:  I started watching this video with my young daughter.  Within the first five minutes I realized that this was not a video for her.  She handled the goofy spooky things just fine.  I did not want her picking up some of the crude phrases and scenes from the Shrek segments.   So I stopped the movie and decided to watch it after she went to bed.  So movie night resumed after she was tucked into bed and fast asleep.  The video includes tales by the Shrek characters and tales from Monsters vs. Aliens.  I must say I was not as impressed with the Shrek tales they kind of bored me.  I did enjoy the Mutant Pumpkins tale from the Monsters Vs. Aliens.  I think this video is defiantly for older children.  I may have to pass it on to some older kids and get their opinions on the video. 
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this video in exchange for a honest review.  All opinions in this post are my own and are not influenced by the company.  


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