Ralph is the destructive bad guy in an 8-bit arcade game that’s celebrating its 30th Anniversary. The problem is that he’s not happy with his role. Wreck-It Ralph is the story of his search for something better – and possibly the best video game movie ever. The DVD release is lacking in extras (there are none), but the film is worthy of repeated viewing.
Disney’s surprise critical hit, Wreck It Ralph comes home to Blu-ray and DVD in multiple formats including Blu-ray 3D. We take a look at the Blu-ray 3D combo pack.
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Any kid who grew up playing video games in the late 80s and early 90s should feel giddy about Wreck It Ralph. As a child of the 80s, a lot of time and quarters were spent playing classics like Street Fighter, Ms Pac Man (yes I know this was well before Street Fighter revived Arcades), Rampage and other staples of the period. If you are a gamer from times gone by and the trailers and marketing campaign for Disney’s Wreck It Ralph didn’t make you laugh or touch something in you, then you have no soul.
Ralph is the destructive bad guy in an 8-bit arcade game that’s celebrating its 30th Anniversary. The problem is that he’s not happy with his role. Wreck-It Ralph is the story of his search for something better – and possibly the best video game movie ever.
Starring the voice characterizations of John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman and Jane Lynch.
Directed by Rich Moore.
Written by Jennifer Lee and Phil Johnston.
Produced by Clark Spencer.
Genre: Animated Family comedy.
Brenna, Leah and David review the new animated Disney coemdy that pays homage to thirty years of video games.
Starring Brenna Smith, Leah Aldridge and David Freedman.
Directed by Amy Taylor.
Edited by Stephen Krystek
Sound Mixed by Aaron Fink and Nic Isaacs.
Produced by David Freedman(@ShowRunnerDave), Cooper Griggs, Aaron Fink(@AaronEvanFink) and Pedro Raposo.
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It’s a trailer-tastic week on GeekScholars Movie News, as we kick off the show with three awesome preview reviews for some highly anticipated movies: Robert Zemeckis’ Flight, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph, and Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.
From there, the GeekScholars tackle Ridley Scott’s quasi-prequel to Alien, Prometheus, and you’ll be interested to hear their varied viewpoints and grades.
After that, the crew muses on this week’s quickies, including headlines regarding DC Comics’ Justice League, X-Men: First Class 2, Jersey Boys, and a possible next installment in the Jackass franchise.
Finally, as a special bonus, this week’s episode is graced by the presence of guest host, and honorary GeekScholar, Sam! Sam is the head writer of the popular movie blog, www.filmpositivism.com, so we encourage all of our listeners to head on over and check it out!
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