The Boxtrolls Movie Giveaway
At Rocking God’s House!
Beginning Monday, January 19, Rocking God’s House will host a contest in which two winners will be selected to receive in the mail free THE BOXTROLLS Combo Packs of BLU-RAY™, DVD & DIGITAL HD!
From the creators of Coraline comes a family adventure about heroes in all shapes and sizes: the Boxtrolls. Quirky, mischievous and good-hearted, these box-wearing creatures have lovingly raised a human boy named “Eggs.” But when evil Archibald Snatcher decides to capture the lovable misfits, it’s up to Eggs and his feisty young friend Winnie to save the Boxtrolls. THE BOXTROLLS has the Dove “Family-Approved” Seal and teaches us to never judge a “box” by its cover.
AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY™, DVD & DIGITAL HD JANUARY 20th
Here is the official press release with more details on the film. Below the press release, you can browse the bonus features of the HD Combo pack that you can win if you enter our context beginning Monday:
Los Angeles, California – Heroes come in all shapes and sizes in the family event movie The Boxtrolls, an entertaining, energetic, Dove-approved family film with a strong moral worldview that teaches positive lessons about doing the right thing and judging people by their “gentle and quiet spirit” as opposed to their outer appearance.
Starring, in voice performance, Academy Award® winner Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead Wright (Game of Thrones), and Elle Fanning (Maleficent), the new movie from animation studio LAIKA, the makers of the Academy Award®-nominated Coraline and ParaNorman, comes to Blu-ray™ 3D and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD & DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet on January 20, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The Boxtrolls will also be available on Digital HD December 23, 2014, just in time for the holidays.
Quirky, mischievous and good-hearted, the Boxtrolls are unique creatures who have lovingly raised a human boy named Eggs in a fantastical charming cavern below the bustling streets of Cheesebridge. But when the evil Archibald Snatcher schemes to capture Eggs’ family, it’s up to Eggs and his feisty new friend Winnie to save the Boxtrolls!
Based upon the book Here Be Monsters!, The Boxtrolls features valuable discussion of “good versus evil” and is funny, clever, exciting, and sometimes even profound. It contains some edgy content is recommended for viewers 12 and over.
Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack & Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack
PRELIMINARY ANIMATIC SEQUENCES
–Play with Commentary by Directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable
–Baby In The Trash
–Eggs In The Underworld
–Man On A Horse
–Tea And Cheese
Bonus Features on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack and DVD
–DARE TO BE SQUARE: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE BOXTROLLS
–VOICING THE BOXTROLLS
The tremendously talented cast members of The Boxtrolls discuss what it’s like to voice an animated puppet, what each actor brought to his/her role, whether their personalities were similar to their characters, and more.
–INSIDE THE BOX
The directors, producers, and creative supervisor of character fabrication Georgina Hayns share the challenges of crafting characters who are inside a box.
–THE BIG CHEESE: ALLERGY SNATCHER
The directors and producers are joined by Brian McLean, director of Rapid Prototyping, to discuss how the animation studio LAIKA creates the faces for their puppets. The big story here – literally! – is how Snatcher’s face changes shape due to his cheese allergy.
–DECONSTRUCTING THE DANCE
Discover how LAIKA combined traditional stop-motion animation with visual effects in order to create the beautiful ballroom dance sequence – and how costume designer Deborah Cook met the challenge of creating costumes that could flow during a dance scene.
–THINK BIG: THE MECHA DRILL
Standing 5 feet tall and weighing over 75 pounds, the Mecha-Drill is the largest stop motion puppet/prop ever created by LAIKA. Follow its creation from design to completion.
–THE NATURE OF CREATION
–TROLLS RIGHT OFF THE TONGUE
–ALLERGIC TO EASY
–ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS
–FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTORS Anthony Stacchi AND GRAHAM ANNABLE