“The BFG” Blu-Ray/DVD set is the perfect holiday gift for readers and movie buffs [Blu-Ray/DVD review]
The BFG is one of Roald Dahl’s most-loved novels, and when combined with the talents of Steven Spielberg and the vision of Walt Disney, the book makes a pretty good movie.
Just in time for the holiday season, The BFG Blu-ray/DVD set is available in stores and online, making it the perfect holiday gift. Not only are the literary and the visual blended well in the film – the disks also contain special features that’ll bring nostalgic joy to any reader, and expand the knowledge of any movie-lover.
Aside from the film, here’s what you can find on this set:
The BFG Blu-Ray Special Features:
- Bringing “The BFG” to Life – Disney takes the traditional behind-the-scenes feature and puts it in the hands of a child! Ruby Barnhill, who plays Sophie, takes us through the making of this film through interviews, pictures, and her own video diaries.
- The Big Friendly Giant and Me – An adorable short that tells the story of the human bean that lived with The BFG before Sophie.
- Gobblefunk: The Wonderful Words of The BFG – This adorable short feature teaches you all about The BFG’s special language, Gobblefunk, through whimsical illustrations and a fun narration. It’s the perfect kind of silliness that makes The BFG so endearing.
- Giants 101 – In this feature you’ll meet the other giants of giant country, played by actors like Jemaine Clement and Bill Hader.
- Melissa Mathison: A Tribute – The cast and crew of The BFG celebrate Melissa Mathison, who wrote the screenplays for famous films such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and The Indian in the Cupboard. The BFG is her final credit and is dedicated to her memory.
The DVD disk also contains Gobblefunk: The Wonderful Words of The BFG and Melissa Mathison: A Tribute as special features.
The behind-the-scenes looks at the novel and at the process of movie making make this Blu-Ray/DVD set a perfect gift (or a perfect addition to your wishlist!).
Catch The BFG Blu-Ray/DVD set, in stores and online today.
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