Best Kids Movies on DVD July - August 2010

A bumper bundle of DVDs are on release for the summer holidays - bring on the rainy afternoons!!

Starring: Justin Long (voice), Christina Ricci (voice), Hayden Pannetierre (voice)

The Princess And The Frog (U) Disney’s latest release turns the traditional story on it’s head as the Princess kisses a frog... and turns into a frog herself! With the voices of Anika Noni Rose, John Goodman and  Terrence Howard. From

Astro Boy (PG) Based on the classic Japanese manga character, this animation is set in futuristic Metro City.  Astro Boy is a young robot with incredible powers. When his friend and family are in danger, Astro Boy uses these powers to save everything he cares about and to understand what it takes to be a hero. From

Hachi - A Dog’s Story (PG) Hachi is a stray dog who is taken in by a professor with whom he develop an inexplicable friendship. Every morning Hachi accompanies Parker to the train station and faithfully returns to greet his master every evening in exactly the same place, at exactly the same time. Stars Richard Gere, Sarah Roemer and Joan Allen. From

Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang (U) In this second Nanny McPhee story, the dentally challenged supernanny helps out a mother trying to run a farm while trying to prevent her own children fighting with their posh cousins who have come to stay. Starring Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ralph Fiennes. From

The Spy Next Door (PG) Starring Jackie Chan as an undercover CIA superspy who decides to give up his career in espionage, he has a mission – to babysit  his future wife’s kids while fighting off a Russian terrorist.  Also stars Amber Valletta and Madeline Carroll. From

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief (PG) Based on the book by Chris Riddell and starring Logan Lerman, Pierce Brosnan, Uma Thurman and Sean Bean. When Percy discovers that his father is a god he finds himself at a most unusual summer camp. But when he is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt he and his new friends must catch the real thief. From

Alice In Wonderland (PG) Tim Burton’s outlandish and fantastical updated version of Lewis Carroll’s classic stars John Depp, Helena Bonham-Carter, Anne Hathaway, Matt Lucas, Stephen Fry and masses more big names. From

Ponyo (U) Ponyo is a little fish from the sea who struggles to realise her dream of living with a boy named Sosuke. Ponyo retells Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid in a contemporary Japanese setting. With the voices of Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon and Noah Lindsey Cyrus. From

Where The Wild Things Are (PG) is based on the massively popular book by Maurice Sendak and directed by Spike Jonze. Join Max as he travels into a world of some of the cutest monsters ever seen on screen, and becomes their king. Stars Michelle Williams, Forest Whitaker and Catherine Keener. From

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