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OK we've done books, now what about DVDs? What are you getting?

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fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 08:04:54

A rather horrific amount here... DVDs are an addiction for myself and DH blush

Definitely Monsters University, Despicable Me 2, Planes, The Croods.

Possibly Turbo and Cloudy 2 if they are out by then.

Room on the Broom for Xmas eve - we always get the previous year's JD film at Xmas but I thought it might spread the excitement a little to watch the night before, and it's a short and reasonably gentle DVD. On that note, does anyone know if there's a new one on telly this year?

So many others I'm tempted by - really into studio ghibli ATM and also there's lots of stuff I am desperate to share with DCs from my own childhood - cartoons like CatDog, Rugrats and Hey Arnold grin and the first two Beethoven movies... I may leave them for throughout the year though (DH and I both have a 'frivolities' budget each month)

2anddone Thu 31-Oct-13 08:42:56

Nativity 2, Tinksrbell, Planes, Monsters University, Wreck it Ralph and Alice in Wonderland. These are all mainly for me not dc wink

fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 08:45:13

Which Alice? I love the original Disney animated one as I watched it endlessly growing up.

Wreck It Ralph is brilliant - got it for DD on her birthday. DS absolutely adores Fix It Felix so I'm attempting to make an outfit for an Xmas present <gulp>

fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 08:50:50

Oh I forgot the worst witch film too. Loved that when I was young and made mum borrow it from the library endlessly. Have read the first two books to DD this year.

wonderingsoul Thu 31-Oct-13 09:12:01

I hear wreck it ralph i think its one of the few flims that caters to both g irls and boys... and adult really.

turbo looks good. im hjoping to take mine there around the 14 for ds1 birthday. also the new chance of meatballs 2 looks good.

jack the g iant slayer? both mine 4 and 7 liked that..but i think it depends on the children.

the rise of the guardains is quite cute

wonderingsoul Thu 31-Oct-13 09:12:16

heart even not hear

WaitMonkey Thu 31-Oct-13 09:51:56

No, new JD film this year.sad

fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 10:01:41

Oh sad sad
I was hoping they'd continue doing one every Xmas. I remember being hmm when I first heard about the first one but they are really lovely and totally faithful to the books.

Agree rise of the guardians is brilliant. Might get myself the soundtrack on iTunes too. We already have the DVD (like I said... addiction!) I love the yeti things and the little elves.

Taffeta Thu 31-Oct-13 10:05:04

Ordered Monsters Uni and DM2. May get Enders Game if its out then for DS, and maybe Star Trek into Darkness.

I want GoT box set. thlgrin

kiwidreamer Thu 31-Oct-13 10:17:58

DS is getting the box set of Danger Mouse and DD is getting a baby zoo animals reality dvd... I need a something for DH but he keeps downloading and watching stuff on his commute so I cant keep up with what he wants to watch next!

hulahoopsilove Thu 31-Oct-13 10:29:24

Im getting The Avengers, Dispicable Me 2 - dont think its out yet though and maybe Monster University as we didnt get chance to see it at the pics oooo and also All Stars

yabbadabba Thu 31-Oct-13 10:29:35

Arthur Christmas, Lego Indiana Jones and Lego Star Wars.
Also a new lego Batman film came out on Monday so we are going to get the boys that. It is an hour long which is good as some of the other lego themed dvd's are only around 20 minutes long.

purplepippin Thu 31-Oct-13 10:41:51

I seem to have gone DVD crazy and preordered planes, despicable me 2, monsters uni, the croods, smurfs 2, mr stink, peppa's christmas and nativity 2. Also bought brave, tangled and a few James Bond for oldest ds. I have 5 dc so they will get a couple each.

fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 10:47:01

We all mostly like the same stuff so the Disney type stuff will probably be wrapped up all together. I found some of those popcorn pots and might fill them with sweets or something to make a movie night type family gift.

2anddone Thu 31-Oct-13 11:20:51

It will be the Disney original animated Alice fuzzpig, I love all Disney films and am now re-buying them on DVD to replace my VHS copies

Stevie77 Thu 31-Oct-13 11:44:14

DD, 4 yo, is getting The Jungle Book and Cinderella (both original Disney animation).

Bought her Matilda a while back which she refused to watch, and Bedknobs and Broomsticks, both of which I am hoping we'll get to watch over the holidays.

fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 12:32:12

We are currently watching Peter Pan on VHS grin

Goldenhandshake Thu 31-Oct-13 14:35:36

Monsters University, Wreck it Ralph, the Croods, Enchanted, The Jungle Book.

Goldenhandshake Thu 31-Oct-13 14:36:34

Oh and I need to find/pick a DVD for xmas eve, the elves drop one off with new PJ's wink any suggestions greatly appreciated, last year was the classic frosty the snowman DVD and it went down a treat.

GerrardWinstanley Thu 31-Oct-13 21:39:20

Prep and Landing
The Snowman/Father Christmas
Muppets Christmas Carol

all perfect christmas eve watching!!

jakesmommy Thu 31-Oct-13 21:53:00

Nativity for DS1's Stocking
Polar Express for DS2's Stocking

To share with a portable DVD Player:
Despicable Me 2, Planes, Monsters University, Wreck it Ralph and the Princess & the Frog

Rosvita Thu 31-Oct-13 22:10:50

Little mermaid,monsters university then Santa paws,sword in the stone, and tinkerbell bought through disney rewards.

fuzzpig Thu 31-Oct-13 22:15:24

I love Disney movie rewards! We are Disney/Pixar obsessed so have got many freebies grin

Goldenhandshake Fri 01-Nov-13 10:23:09

Thanks Gerrard we ahve the Muppet Christmas Carol but I think Father Christmas would go down a treat!

Crutchlow35 Fri 01-Nov-13 12:44:53

The Croods (which has taken ages to come out)
Monsters university.

Prep and landing is good but we still have that on series link from last year!

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