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The summer blockbuster hit, Disney / Pixar’s Finding Dory is out on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand just in time for the holidays. You and your family can watch Dory’s hilarious and heartwarming quest to find her family and continue the underwater adventure with hours of bonus features. Finding Dory on Blu Ray makes a great stocking stuffer or gift for any member of the family!
5 Reasons Why You Will Love Finding Dory on Blu Ray
- The Disney/ Pixar short films that are attached to the features are often themselves worth the price of admission. Piper the short in front of Dory fantastic and fits with the theme of the feature. Piper is a sandpiper hatchling learning to fend for herself in and around the wide wondrous ocean. I am always floored by these shorts because they do almost all of the storytelling with the images on the screen, and despite the lack of dialogue these films can get me pretty emotional. Apparently it runs in the family. Our 2 year old was yelling for Piper to “Be careful!” Piper is both endearing and beautiful!
- Go on a new journey with Dory, Marlin, and Nemo to meet some old and new friends along the way. Dory sets out in search to find her parents and discovers a great deal about herself and what it means to be a family along the way. Much of the film is about how Dory copes with her short term memory loss and how she is able to overcome all the obstacles that get in her way.
- Hank the octopus, actually septipus because he only has 7 tentacles, is one of the new friends Dory meets on her journey. He is the reluctant super hero of the story, he is cranky yet kind, and he can shape shift into many things to get himself and Dory out of sticky situations. Hank is my new favorite character in Finding Dory! My kids loved him, too. To learn more about Hank check out my post from when I learned all about him from the artists that created him! >>All about Hank
- Baby Dory is so irresistably cute and as a parent I related to these scenes the most. Dory’s parents hopes and fears for their child make me think of my own children. We celebrate their successes and work on their shortcomings. All the while we know the world like the ocean can be a dangerous place. In the end you do the best you can and hope you have taught them well.
- What Would Dory Do? Despite her flawed memory there is a Zen to Dory that we can all learn and grow from. From now on when I am faced with a decision and I don’t know what I should do next I will think of Dory and her mantra, “Just keep swimming! Just keep swimming!”
Some of my favorite bonus features on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray & Digital HD include:
- Marine Life Interviews (All-New Mini Short) – Meet the inhabitants of the Marine Life Institute as they remember our favorite blue tang.
- The Octopus That Nearly Broke Pixar – Pixar’s “Team Hank” unravels the challenges, frustrations, and rewards of bringing to life the studio’s crankiest and most technically complicated character ever.
- What Were We Talking About? – This piece showcases the complex routes Dory’s story took as the filmmakers worked to construct a comprehensive narrative involving a main character with short-term memory loss.
- Casual Carpool – What’s it like to commute with the voices of Marlin, Charlie, Bailey and Hank? Join “Finding Dory” writer/director Andrew Stanton as he drives Albert Brooks, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell and Ed O’Neill to work.
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