8th August:This Week’s Family DVD Releases

The Witches of Oz


Cert: 12+

Running Time: 110 mins

Date of Release: 8th August 2011

Director: Leigh Scott

Cast: Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, Mia Sara, Lance Henriksen & Christopher Lloyd

A star-studded cast including Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) and Mia Sara (Legend) bring the much-loved magic of Oz into a modern day setting and the results are positively spellbinding.

Dorothy Gale is a small-time author from Kansas who writes children’s stories about Oz, a fantasy land that lies somewhere over the rainbow. When a New York agency offers to represent her books, Dorothy heads to the Big Apple and finds things are not what they seem… Although Dorothy has always believed that Oz was a fictional place created by her eccentric grandfather, strange happenings in New York soon prove that it’s very real indeed!

The inhabitants of Oz have come to our world to seek Dorothy’s help in defeating the Wicked Witch of the West and her plans for global domination.

Related film(s): The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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Mars Needs Moms


Cert: PG

Running Time: 84 mins

Date of Release: 15th August 2011

Director: Simon Wells

Cast:Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Elisabeth Harnois, Dan Fogler, Breken Meyer, Mindy Sterling, Billy Dee Williams, Ryan Ochoa & Julene Renee

From Disney and Academy Award-winner Robert Zemeckis (Best Director, Forrest Gump, 1994) comes the craziest adventure this side of the galaxy- Mars Needs Moms.

Take out the trash, eat your broccoli – who needs moms anyway? Nine-year-old Milo (Seth Green) finds out how much he needs his mom (Joan Cusack) when she’s nabbed by Martians who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young.

In a race against time and oxygen, his quest to save her knows no bounds. And with some unexpected help, Milo just might find his way back to her – in more ways than one.

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Phineas And Ferb: Daze Of Summer



Running Time: 113 mins

Date of Release: 15th August 2011

Summer fun lasts forever when you’re with Phineas and Ferb, so pull up a beach chair and get ready to laugh yourself silly with 5 hilarious episodes from the smash-hit Disney XD Original Series.

Super-smart and seriously funny stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb come up with unusually exciting ways to spend the lazy, crazy “daze” of summer-like searching for pirate’s treasure, traveling to Mars, building Greek chariots, and hosting a medieval jousting tournament!

While the guys are cramming each long day with cool friends, awesome adventures and totally rocking music, their pet platypus Perry (aka Agent P) continues to protect the world from the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz. And, of course, their big sis Candace keeps busy texting her friends and trying to bust the bros.

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