Monday, March 31, 2014

Pre-Order Your Copy of Guardian of the Highlands -- A Great Family-Friendly Movie Starring Voice Over Role by Sir Sean Connery (Review)

Disclosure:  I was sent a review copy from the vendor in order to write up an honest review.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.


Connery’s First Ever Animated Voice-Over Role, Co-Starring Alan Cumming,
Rides In On DVD, Digital and On Demand April 8 From Cinedigm and Random Media

"Hollywood icon Sean Connery (star of seven James Bond films, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade) stars in the thrilling animated tale set in the breathtaking landscape of the actor’s native Scotland, Guardian Of The Highlands, arriving on DVD, digital and on demand April 8 from Cinedigm and Random Media. The film also stars Emmy® nominee Alan Cumming (Spy Kids, “The Good Wife”).

This hilarious, family-friendly adventure marks Connery’s first voice-over animated role. As Sir Billi, Connery is a respected veterinarian and a skateboard-loving hero who unites the local people to protect the last beaver in Scotland.

Residing in a landscape of unparalleled beauty, breathtaking scenery and hidden secrets, Sir Billi and his hilarious sidekick Gordan the Goat (Cumming) work against evils that threaten the future of the area’s wildlife.

Written by Tessa Hartmann and directed by Sascha Hartmann, Guardian Of The Highlands is set to a soundtrack by Academy Award® nominee Patrick Doyle (BraveSense and Sensibility) and includes a theme song voiced by the legendary Shirley Bassey, who also sang the theme songs to two of Connery’s previous films, Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever. "

Price: $14.93                       
Street Date: April 8, 2014
Pre-Book: February 25, 2014           
Catalog Number: RM3248
Language: English
Running time: 75 minutes                       
Rating: NR
My Thoughts:

This past Friday when my family was trying to decide on a movie to watch for our weekly family movie night, I suggested this upcoming animated movie.  My husband, like always, had never heard about this movie, so he was skeptical if it would be any good.  My girls, on the other hand, were eager to watch it just based on the cute cover art which featured a handful of animals including a beaver and rabbit.  I didn't tell my husband that Sir Sean Connery was voicing the veterinarian, as I wanted to see if he could tell once he heard this main character talk.

Of all the actors out there, I never would have thought to see Sir Sean Connery lending his voice to an animated movie like this. But, I have to say that after watching this cute family friendly flick with the my family this past weekend, that Connery did a great job and really brought life to the skateboard loving veterinarian hero. :-)

Here is a quick trailer of the movie, to let you heard Connery lending his voice, as well as see why my family loved this movie so much...

I know you will love this heartwarming and at time hilarious family friendly movie.  The movie was enjoyable from start to finish, and never lagged in between.  Even the girls stayed interested in, and were rooting Bessie Boo the Beaver to be saved.  When you are not enjoyable the breathtaking scenery in this animated movie, you will enjoy see teamwork and the importance of community in this movie that the whole family will enjoy, and want to watch over and over again.

Disclosure:  I was sent a review copy from the vendor in order to write up an honest review.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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