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Battle for Terra [Blu-ray]
Battle for Terra
Blu-ray
Actors: David Cross, James Garner, Danny Glover, Mark Hamill, Ron Perlman
Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas
Genres: Kids & Family, Animation
PG     2009     1hr 24min

When the peaceful inhabitants of the beautiful planet Terra come under attack from the last surviving members of humanity adrift in an aging spaceship, the stage is set for an all-out war between the two species for contro...  more »

     

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Actors: David Cross, James Garner, Danny Glover, Mark Hamill, Ron Perlman
Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas
Genres: Kids & Family, Animation
Sub-Genres: Animation, Animation
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: Blu-ray - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 09/22/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2007
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 24min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish
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Movie Reviews

Great animation Blu, and a good film too....
Steve Kuehl | Ben Lomond, CA | 09/20/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This Blu has been screening nicely in the store as sadly no one got to see this with that joke of a theatrical release slate.

Plenty to dissect here regarding both the subtle and overlaying future of humanity themes, but in the end the positive outcomes shine through as does the awesome animation, both preserved beautifully on the Blu. This recent trend of 5.1 Uncompressed PCM on Blu is a nice change, and it bodes well for an action filled finale like this. The clarity, colors and style of animation look great here, and I bookmarked the last 17 minute battle scene for customers and that alone has sold itself. The supplements are a bit mismanaged and include:
* 4:45 minute making-of. Way too short for what this film took to make, and most of the other extras should have been spliced into this selection.
* 4 deleted scenes totaling 7 minutes. For what this film was they all should have been left in their respective sequences.
* 25 second quip on a storyboard to final rendering analysis on one scene.
* 2:13 minute Animatics picture in picture clip. Shows the animation changes between production levels of the escape sequence.
* 20 slides containing text and and drawing notes of initial production design.
* Pulling the Strings, 1:26 minute low grade animation clip of the director stating his reasons for making this and other films and what he hopes to accomplish.
* Crew commentary, catered to the animation followers.

The menu is eye catching and plays with some decent music. The navigation is too extensive for younger viewers and could have been made much simpler regarding the supplements (combine everything next time). This gets a 5 rating for Lionsgate on a solid picture and sound product. A PG rating with maybe a few scary moments for really young viewers, but presentable to everyone, I think. Have not had any kids run screaming to mom yet while it plays here. Hope you enjoy."
A kind of movie that makes movies worth watching
C. Robins | USA | 09/15/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is a real treasure. You can watch years of mainstream movies and not find one like this. We need these kind of lessons to prevent our future generations from making similar mistakes and destroying themselves."
Thoughtful & Emotional
G. Teslovich | 09/29/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Seldom do animations of this quality and creative imagination also elicit thoughtful and emotional responses from the viewer. But such appears to be the case as many other reviewers have expressed similar thoughts. So! Praise to the director, writers and animation crew for an exceptionally crafted story."