Disneynature Bears Movie Review + Activity Sheets [DVD/Blu-ray]

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Bears comes out today on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, Digital, HD, Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA), and On-Demand! From the makers of Earth and Chimpanzee, this film follows the life of a mama bear, Sky, and her two cubs, Scout and Amber, as they fight for survival in the vast wilderness of Alaska.

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Disneynature Bears Movie Review

I had the opportunity to see Bears back in April, even before it was released in theaters. However, I didn’t post a review then for one major reason – I was too tired and fell asleep during the last quarter of the film. How can I review a movie when I don’t know how it ends?! Now that I have received a copy of the movie, I can talk about it with you with a clear conscience :)

The landscapes featured are breathtaking and footage of the trio is endearing. I did have a hard time paying attention with John C. Reilly (voice of Ralph in Wreck-It Ralph) narrating the movie as I kept imagining he was saying, “I’m going to WRECK it!” My daughter and her friend found the innocent and light humor refreshing and enjoyable. There was one part almost made me question the family-friendliness of the film but it was resolved and everyone was happy. This is a movie the kids will be sure to enjoy, even the younger ones.

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Purchase by August 19th to Benefit the National Park Foundation

When Bears was released in theaters, Disneynature offered a special conservation program. Well, with the release of the in-home editions, they will be continuing that. Here are the details on that:

For every purchase of the movie through August 19, 2014, Disneynature will make a donation through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to further protect and conserve endangered or threatened wildlife and wild places as well as enhance field research across more than 2.9 million acres of National Park Service land.

So, not only will you get a new movie to add to your family’s collection, but you will be helping a great cause as well.

Bears Home Release Bonus Features

Bonus features on the Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DMA (Digital bonus offerings will vary per retailer)

  • Welcome To Alaska – Journey with the filmmakers into the Alaskan wilds to film Sky and her cubs.
  • The Future For The Bears – Experience the thrill of living with the bears during production, and the importance of protecting the wilderness to ensure their survival . . . and our own.
  • A Guide To Living With Bears – Learn how the team interacts safely with these magnificent creatures.
  • How Did They Film That? – Get an inside look on some of the extreme filmmaking that went into getting shots high in the mountains and under frigid cold water.
  • “Carry On” Music Video By Olivia Holt

Bonus feature on the DVD includes:

  • “Carry On” Music Video By Olivia Holt

Interested in learning more about bears? Want printable activity sheets and coloring pages to continue the fun? Then go ahead and download these FREE 12 pages of Bears activities:

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To get more information, check out the official Bears Website and follow along online (hashtags #DisneynatureBears, #MeetTheCubs, #Scout and #Amber):

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Comments

  1. says

    Awwww. I have wanted to see this for a long time now. I am going to download some of these printables and then get the boys the dvd so that we can turn it into a lesson plan.

  2. says

    I can not believe we have not seen this film yet. I call my son baby bear so he and I were really interested in seeing this together. Looks like I need to make some time over the weekend to enjoy a family movie!

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