A Modern Day Fairy Tale: SlugTerra: Return of the Elementals

Thursday, August 7, 2014

SlugTerra: Return of the Elementals

**Product received for review.

If you're kids are like mine, they LOVE movies! I am always on the lookout for new, fun films for them, as I know many of you are too! So I am happy for the chance to start sharing news about new kids' films with you! First up a fun little adventure: Slugterra Return of the Elementals.





About Slugterra Choose your ammo… Slug it out! Slugterra is an epic sci-fi comedy adventure set deep underground, where the ammo’s alive and only the quick survive! In this luminous, high-tech, underground world every cavern holds a new adventure, new battle and weird little slugs to be discovered. Eli Shane is determined to be the greatest slugslinging hero of them all. To do it, he’ll need to collect and train an army of little critters called slugs. When these magical creatures are fired at 100 MPH out of a high-powered blaster, they transform into powerful battle beasts! The adventure follows Eli and his team of friends as they explore the caverns, challenge rivals and each other to duels, upgrade their cool gear, and generally have a blast in this never-before imagined underground world. But there is a very real threat to Slugterra; Dr. Blakk is seeking to “ghoul” the slugs, transforming them into feral mindless weapons! No one has been able to stand up to Blakk’s powerful ghouls and army of henchmen…until now!

About Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc. Nerd Corps Entertainment is a privately held IP creation, development, production, and distribution company based out of Vancouver, Canada, with offices in Toronto, Canada. The company’s mandate is to produce stylistically innovative animated projects for television, online, and mobile based on a solid foundation of creative and exceptional storytelling. Working in a state-of-the-art studio with highly skilled artists and production staff, Nerd Corps’ expertise in creative development and execution covers all aspects of property generation and management, from development and production to distribution, marketing, interactive and licensing. The studio’s award-winning stable of productions includes original series Kate and Mim-MimEndangered SpeciesSlugterraStorm HawksLeague of Super Evil and Rated A for Awesome, as well as Dragon Booster for Alliance Atlantis and Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5Max Steel and Monster High for Mattel, Inc. Visit www.nerdcorps.com. 
About Shout! Factory Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD and Blu-Ray™ offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras. Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, Broadway cast albums, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time MachineThese riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com .
About Screenvision Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers. Screenvision provides comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience. The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,300 screens in 2,300+ theater locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including six of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: http://www.screenvision.com

Our Thoughts:

We were lucky enough to receive a screening copy to review and share with all of you! My personal thoughts? Eh, it wasn't MY cup of tea...but then let's be honest, I find MOST of the cartoons my son and other boys his age enjoy to be a little boring. I'm not the target audience, obviously! My son on the other hand really enjoyed it. What was not for a young boy to love? There were cool characters- an army of SLUGS? Fun, right? There was action and adventure, magical creatures, science fiction...it truly had all the elements that boys so love! While I may not understand the appeal myself, my son was certainly intrigued! He enjoyed every minute and could not wait to watch again and again! If you have an action seeking, cartoon loving child, they are sure to fall in love with the world of Slugterra!

Check out the trailer:



And you know what my kiddo loves even more than movies? Games! Especially games that feature his favorite characters. In celebration of the new release, check out these great games for your little guy!
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Disclosure: I received a copy of the movie to screen and share my thoughts on. All opinions are 100% my own.

2 comments:

  1. I haven't heard of this one yet! It sounds exactly like the kind of movie little boys would love!

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  2. I haven't heard of this one! It sounds exactly like the kind of movies little boys would love!

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