DreamWorks Holiday Collection (#giveaway)

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My family is loving the trend of special short features starring the characters of our favourite movies. I find it particularly nice because my 4.5 year old is very nervous about watching new movies and frequently decides that she doesn’t like them before they even get started. Knowing the characters that she’s going to watch, and hearing our usual refrain of “it’s all ok in the end”, helps her to give new movies a real shot, and usually leads to new favourites!

Both girls were very excited to open a package that contained the DreamWorks Holiday Collection (ok, I was excited too). While I love the classic Christmas movies of my childhood, I am of the mind that more Christmas movie options are always a good thing! The DreamWorks Holiday Collection has 4 short features on 2 DVDs. So far the hand’s down favourite is Dragons Holiday: Gift of the Night Fury (Ashlyn asked if she could watch it every day after the first viewing), though we haven’t seen the Madagascar movie yet so there could be some competition for that title.

DreamWorks Holiday Collection

Here’s a brief description from DreamWorks about each feature, in case you’re not familiar with them:

  • Shrek the Halls: The Christmas tree isn’t the only thing green in this holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they’ll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, Donkey, Puss in Boots, Gingy and the rest of the gang decide to crash the party. “Shrek the Halls” is the greatest holiday tale that’s never been told… until now.
  • Merry Madagascar: When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar, it’s up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in the hilarious holiday classic.
  • Kung Fu Panda Holiday:  In this hilarious action adventure, Master Shifu calls on Po to host the year’s biggest event! The Winter Feast is a special time of the year when the Kung Fu Masters celebrate family, tradition and the awesomeness of Kung Fu! Po and the Furious Five must team up to throw the best celebration the Valley of Peace has ever seen. Can Po pull off the perfect party, impress his heroes, and discover the true meaning of the Winter Feast.
  • Dragons Holiday: Gift of the Night Fury:  The Dragons are back in the exciting next chapter to the Academy Award(R)-nominated film, “How to Train Your Dragon”. The epic story of Hiccup and Toothless continues as they take flight in a thrilling, adventure to discover an island of never-before-seen dragons. Explosive action and fire-breathing excitement collide in this exhilarating DreamWorks Dragons story

You can find the DreamWorks Holiday Collection online at Amazon.com and in person at many local retailers.


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125 Comments on DreamWorks Holiday Collection (#giveaway)

  1. Lynda Cook
    December 13, 2013 at 11:27 PM (4 years ago)

    My favourite is A Christmas Story

  2. liz
    December 14, 2013 at 12:04 AM (4 years ago)

    Elf is my fav

  3. Danielle W
    December 14, 2013 at 12:17 AM (4 years ago)

    National Lampoon Christmas Vacation!

  4. Robin
    December 14, 2013 at 8:12 AM (4 years ago)

    I love the Grinch

  5. Sandi O
    December 14, 2013 at 9:02 AM (4 years ago)

    Favorite Holiday Movie: an oldie- Holiday Inn

  6. Judy Hunting
    December 14, 2013 at 9:55 AM (4 years ago)

    I love Miracle on 34th Street

  7. Julie Smith
    December 14, 2013 at 10:36 AM (4 years ago)

    I don’t have just one favorite Christmas movie – of course, “It’s a Wonderful Life” is on the list – “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” – both the cartoon and the movie – and “A Christmas Carol”. Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. Chris Noe
    December 14, 2013 at 10:40 AM (4 years ago)

    Love, Actually.

  9. stasha marchese
    December 14, 2013 at 10:49 AM (4 years ago)

    our family loves the mickey specials my 2.5 year old also loves watching how to train your dragon. she says its christmassy

  10. Susan Smith
    December 14, 2013 at 11:14 AM (4 years ago)

    My favorite is A Christmas Story

  11. Lara T
    December 14, 2013 at 2:33 PM (4 years ago)

    My favorite movie is It’s a Wonderful Life!

  12. Jenn G
    December 14, 2013 at 3:21 PM (4 years ago)

    frosty the snowman is my favourite

  13. Marcus
    December 14, 2013 at 5:15 PM (4 years ago)

    My favorite is still probably “A Christmas Story”. Thank you!

  14. Candie L
    December 14, 2013 at 6:16 PM (4 years ago)

    My husband loves Gremlins. thank you

  15. susan smoaks
    December 14, 2013 at 6:25 PM (4 years ago)

    ELF is my favorite Christmas movie. I love to watch it with my family!

  16. 409cope
    December 14, 2013 at 8:13 PM (4 years ago)

    I like Christmas Vacation the most.

  17. AEKZ2
    December 14, 2013 at 9:25 PM (4 years ago)

    Elf is my favorite

  18. Roxann
    December 14, 2013 at 11:00 PM (4 years ago)

    Miracle on 34th Street is my favorite movie.

  19. Lesley F
    December 14, 2013 at 11:01 PM (4 years ago)

    I like A Christmas Story


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