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Beat the last of the Winter Blah Blahs with some animated fun for everyone. Stay home and cozy up for some family time with these fun family movies!
When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called “Big Hero 6.” ~ Walt Disney Animation Studios
An orphaned human boy is brought up in the care of garbage scavenging trolls in an underground cave world beneath the streets of the city. The boy comes to realize that he is different from his troll family and he ventures from the only world he’s ever known. He meets a cohort and discovers his connection to the other world. When a villainous exterminator threatens his adoptive family, the boy must save them. The film is based upon the children’s novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow.
The Book of Life is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, The Book of Life encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future. ~ 20th Century Fox
Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania. Dracula’s rigid monster-only hotel policy has finally relaxed, opening up its doors to human guests. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis is busy visiting her human in-laws with Johnny – and in for a major cultural shock of her own – “Vampa” Drac enlists his friends Frank, Murray, Wayne and Griffin to put Dennis through a “monster-in-training” boot camp. ~ Sony Pictures