Make It A LOL Kids Movie Night!
THE EMOJI MOVIE
Including the original HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA short “Puppy!”
Available on Digital October 10 and On 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray + Digital, & DVD on October 24
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.
Our The Emoji Movie Review:
We watched The Emoji Movie as a family the other night, and we all loved it! My sons, ages 7 and 4, gave it two thumbs up. They loved all the music and were up on their feet dancing during the Just Dance scene.
The movie contains all of our favorite emojis, including Smiler, Hi 5, and Pizza. The main character is supposed to Meh, but he just can’t seem to sort out all of his emotions in order to achieve that blah feeling. And of course, my four year old loved Poop and his son, PJ (Poop Jr).
I will admit that, while I knew the movie was out, I wasn’t that familiar with the storyline. In fact, I was sure it would be a cute movie, but I wasn’t sure how they were going to make a good story from a bunch of smiley faces. The film really turned around my thinking! It had lots of humor, and a wonderful storyline all about accepting yourself and not changing just because others want you to.
The Emoji Movie also comes with several bonus features that make the movie night experience even more fun. Check out this fun Good Vibrations karaoke and dance party video!