Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Star (Review)

 The Star
Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  I did receive a sample from Sony Pictures through Propeller Consulting, LLC /FlyBy Promotions of the product in exchange for this review and post.

THE STAR is now available for the first time on Digital on February 6, 2018 and on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital February 20, 2018 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It is an adorable story that teaches about faith and friendship. There are six sing along songs, one dance along, "How-To" craft videos and more that are included. Some of the songs are by Mariah Carey, Fifth Harmony, and Kelsea Ballerini. The fun loving characters are also voiced by some big names, such as Oprah Winfrey, Tracy Morgan, and Tyler Perry.

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The story is about a donkey named Bo, a sheep named Ruth, a dove named Dave, three funny camels, and many other cute and amazing friends who all meet on an adventure started by Bo. The characters display bravery, love, and friendship as they follow the star and become heroes by the end of the film. I loved these qualities about the film. I believe it is important to teach children that sometimes we must battle and endure things, but it is always best to do so with love and being brave. 

Along with being Golden Globe nominated for Best Original Song by Mariah Carey and Marc Shaiman, it got two thumbs up by two people very important to me; my sons! It is a great family movie to watch together, and it is rated PG. The run length of the film is approximately 86 minutes. There is also a live guided Bible Study with DeVon Franklin on Facebook.

Bonus Materials Include:
  • Star-aoke: Sing-Along with Bo & Friends: In this all new song, sing along with your favorite characters including Bo, Dave, Ruth and the unforgettable camels
  • "Life Is Good" Dance-Along: Shake your tail feathers and move your hooves in this fun dance along
  • Lyric Sing-Along Videos: Enjoy the eclectic and inspiring music of THE STAR with these colorful lyric videos that allow you to sing along with your favorite recording artists
    • “The Star” by Mariah Carey
    • “Can You See” by Fifth Harmony
    • “Children Go Where I Send You” by Kelsea Ballerini
    • “We Three Kings” by Kirk Franklin
    • “Life Is Good” by A Great Big World
  • Sweet and Sparkly Stars: Create star-themed cookies to be enjoyed year round
  • Star Mason Jar Votives: Let the light of THE STAR shine with this simple yet stunning craft
  • Faith All Year Round with DeVon Franklin: A children’s sermon discussing the themes of the film and how to keep the spirit of this inspiring story alive in us every day
  • An All-Star Cast: Meet the stars of the film and explore the exciting voice cast who bring these amazing characters to life

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