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I am stoked to share with you that The Emoji Movie is now out on Blu-ray + Digital and DVD! THE EMOJI MOVIE is directed by Tony Leondis, with screenplay by Tony Leondis & Eric Siegel and Mike White and story by Tony Leondis & Eric Siegel. The film is produced by Sony Pictures Animation, with Michelle Raimo Kouyate serving as the producer. My 11-year-old and I watched it today and I have to say that it is hilarious. She is at the age where Emoji's are a huge thing to kids so it was nice to see her laugh and giggle throughout the movie. I liked the storyline too. 

Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone’s user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression – except for Gene (T.J. Miller), an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 (James Corden) and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak (Anna Faris). Together, they embark on an epic “app-venture” through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it’s deleted forever.

We are in a world of technology, so I liked how it showed that. My favorite character had to be emoji Jailbreak. I do like Anna Faris, so that could be why too. Lydia likes the poop emoji characters. I don't know why that kid is obsessed with poop emojis. The stars that play the characters in this movie are amazing. 

THE EMOJI MOVIE features an all-star voice cast including T.J. Miller (How To Train Your Dragon) as Gene Meh, James Corden (“Late Late Show with James Corden”) as Hi-5, Anna Faris (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) as Jailbreak, Maya Rudolph (Big Hero 6) as Smiler, Steven Wright (Louie) as Mel Meh, Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde) as Mary Meh, Jake T. Austin (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) as phone owner Alex, Grammy® Award Winner Christina Aguilera as Akiko Glitter, Emmy® Award Nominee Sofia Vergara (The Smurfs) as Flamenca, Rachael Ray (“Rachael Ray”) as Spam, Emmy® Award Winner Sean Hayes (“Will & Grace”) as “Devil” Steven, and Emmy® Award Nominee Sir Patrick Stewart (X-Men, Star Trek: The Next Generation) as Poop.
 If you buy at Target, you get an exclusive Emoji Movie PopSocket! I also wanted to discuss BONUS features! With every new movie comes BONUS features. This movie has a ton of them. If you get the DVD or Digital, you get the following BONUS features:
  • Director & Animators Commentary 
  • Puppy! An Original Hotel Transylvania Short
  • Jailbreak Decoded: The Untold Story
  • "Good Vibrations" Dance Along 
  • "Good Vibrations" Lyric Video
  • Express Yourself: Meet The Cast
  • Girls Can Code!
  • Choreographing Emoji With Matt Steffanina
  • Creating the World Inside Your Phone
  • Bringing Emojis to Life
  • How To Draw Poop
  • How To Draw Gene

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Materials Include: 
Everything listed above, plus: 

  • Gimme a Hand!Guess the Emoji Game
  • Sweet App-etite: Make Your Own Candy Crush Inspired Saga Cake
4K Ultra HD Includes:
  • Feature film in 4K resolution with HDR & Dolby Atmos audio
  • Blu-ray with above bonus materials

Overall, we loved the movie. There is some humor more for older kids in it, but we both did laugh often. The storyline is perfect and it is totally relatable in the technology world these days. You can purchase at Target as mentioned above to get the FREE POPSOCKET! You can visit a store near you or visit and buy The Emoji Movie on Amazon HERE too! Visit Sony Pictures Animation to learn more or visit the social channels below to stay up to date with the latest! Be sure to DOWNLOAD these awesome activity sheets and pumpkin carving templates while you are here. 

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Win it: One reader is going to win their own The Emoji Movie on Blu-ray! Winner will have 24 hours to reply to winning email or prize will be forfeit to someone else. All entries will be verified. Giveaway ends in two weeks on November 7, 2017. Enter below!

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  1. I want to win because my son loved this movie. And I haven't seen it yet.

  2. I want to win because my grandsons would enjoy this movie.

  3. I want to win for my kids who love emoji's and have a couple emoji pillows. I think they all would like watching this together and thank you for the chance at winning.

  4. I'd like to win because this would be a fun movie to watch with my family.
    Thank you!

  5. Oh I would love to win for our little one. He really wants to see this movie, loves the Emojis! Would be a great movie for the whole family to watch for movie night!

  6. My kids really want to see this movie and it looks like it would be a cute movie that will make us laugh.

  7. i would like to win this because my daughter has been asking for this movie.

  8. I want to win this for my daughter. She really wanted to go see this at the theater but we never made it.

  9. I would like to win this so I can give it to my daughter. She wanted to watch it while it was in the theater. But, she's deaf and the closest theater with closed caption is a 2 hour drive.

  10. My kids would really like this movie and this would be a great stocking stuffer too.

  11. I feel my kids would really enjoy the humor in this movie along with me. Great family movie to laugh and curl up with on a cool evening.


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