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Masters of the Universe: Revelation Review 'GREAT return to ETERNIA! Great animation, exhilarating action, jaw dropping moments'

Join The #BOOKOFLIFEFIESTA On January 9th Viewing Party

Bring it home on Digital HD now and join us @Bookoflifemovie on Friday, January 9th. Just use the hashtag #BOOKOFLIFEFIESTA to chime in and join hordes of fans! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invites you and your family to join Manolo, Maria and Chuy as they embark on a magical journey that takes them on an adventure of a lifetime in THE BOOK OF LIFE available on Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™ and DVD January 27. Written and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro, the characters venture to the Land of the Remembered and embrace the rich culture and family history brought to life by the all-star voice cast of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Ron Perlman, Kate del Castillo, Christina Applegate and Ice Cube . THE BOOK OF LIFE is a breathtaking animated comedy with a dazzling visual style unlike anything you’ve seen before. Torn between the expectations of his family and the desires of his heart, a young man named Manolo sets off on an epi

The Book of Life Review: Standard, Lifeless Animated Fare

Even with stunning animation, the soulless The Book of Life fails to inspire. The animated film The Book of Life suggests that every problem - no matter if it involves the living representations of Life and Death themselves - can be solved with song and a deep love for lost ones. And while I admire such values, it's clear that this soulless and lifeless doesn't get the mix quite right. Based on the Mexican fable of Day of the Dead, Life tells the story of the hero Joaquin (Channing Tatum), the sensitive singer Manolo (Diego Luna) and their shared love Maria (Zoe Saldana). The three youngsters are inseparable, until Maria's father sends her to a convent. When they reunite years later, Manolo is training to take over the family business of bull riding, Joaquin is a successful warrior for the Mexican army, and Maria is a refined but independent woman. As bandits bring war to their town, our threesome must battle death himself (Ron Pelrman) and Manolo must make