Thursday, 1 September 2011

Review: Disney Winnie the Pooh DVD


When I said yes to reviewing the new Winnie the Pooh film on DVD I had thought that the reviewers would be my twin 4 year old girls but I was wrong.  You know who loved this film most?  JJ my near 8 year old nutty boy! He summed the film up as 'great', he really enjoyed spending an afternoon on Mummy and Daddy's bed watching the DVD and chilling out.  The story was good and it kept him engaged, he was made up with the ending but I won't reveal and spoil it for you!

Sadly my little twinnies have ants in their pants and they were up and down but since this first screening they have watched the rest of the film and they liked it too but in their normal style they wanted to watch it in many parts accross a few days.  Whatever suits you I suppose.

I was really pleased to see that this Disney film keeps the beautiful innocence of Winnie the Pooh and it was so good to watch a children's film that did not have any adult inuendo in it.

What Disney Say:
Walt Disney Animation Studios proudly presents the wonderful new adventure, Winnie the Pooh. Return to the Hundred Acre Wood for a heartwarming original movie, and reunite with the beloved bear and his silly but steadfast friends for a magical family experience.

When sad old Eeyore loses his tail, Owl sends the whole gang – Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga and Roo – on a wild journey to help Eeyore and save Christopher Robin from the mysterious Backson. In the end, it turns out to be a very busy day for a bear who simply set out to find some hunny. Inspired by five stories from A.A. Milne’s books and created in Disney’s legendary, hand-drawn style, this all-new classic introduces one of the world’s most cherished characters to a whole new generation. Narrated by John Cleese and bursting with brand-new songs performed by Zooey Deschanel, this wonderfully whimsical film is a must-own for every family’s film collection.

Take a peek at the trailer:



The DVD is now on sale and I saw it was going for the bargain price of £10 at Asda at the moment.  I would say this is definately something to pick up with some popcorn for this tricky last week of the school holidays.

And if you fancy downloading some activity sheets, then just visit HERE.

Or visit Winnie the Pooh's very own Facebook page too!

Disclosure: I was provided with a DVD free of charge to review. I was not instructed what to write, the opinions are my own and I remain honest.

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