ADVENTURE TIME: DISTANT LANDS – A Blu-ray/DVD Review by John Strange

ADVENTURE TIME: DISTANT LANDS – A Blu-ray/DVD Review by John Strange

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-raytm I reviewed in this Blog Post.  The opinions I share are my own.

Adventure Time: Distant Lands is a set of four loosely related animated episodes that run about 45 minutes each.  The show is running on HBO Max currently and is now coming out through Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.

Watching these four shows was an interesting way to spend an afternoon.  The plots are all over the place, but each is interesting in its own way.  From robots that look like old handheld game players to singing badass vampires, the shows are a good example of the animation style where everything is drawn rather loosely.

The main characters face dire situations loaded with opportunities to do good.  I can see why the shows have dedicated fans.  On behalf of those fans, this is a 5-star offering.  For the rest of us, it reaches for a 4-star rating.  And sadly, there are zero bonus extras.  The disk has the four episodes and nothing else.

For those wondering, I enjoy most of the animated offerings from the Cartoon Network.  But as with all networks, I like some shows more than others.  This one is a good example of the genre and I enjoyed watching it but I am glad there were only four episodes to watch.

 

Created By:

  • Pendleton Ward

Directed By:

  • Miki Brewster, Jeff Liu

Cast:

  • Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Olivia Olson, Hynden Walch, Niki Yang, Steve Little

Episodes:

  • BMO follows the lovable little robot from Adventure Time. When there’s a deadly space emergency in the farthest reaches of the galaxy, there’s only one hero to call, and it’s probably not BMO.  Except that this time it is!
  • Obsidian features Marceline & Princess Bubblegum as they journey to the imposing, beautiful Glass Kingdom—and deep into their tumultuous past—to prevent an earthshaking catastrophe.
  • Wizard City follows Peppermint Butler, starting over at the beginning, as just another inexperienced Wizard School student. When mysterious events at the campus cast suspicion on Pep, and his checkered past, can he master the mystic arts in time to prove his innocence?
  • Together Again brings Finn and Jake together again, to rediscover their brotherly bond and embark on the most important adventure of their lives.

Specifications:

Runtime:

Feature:

  • 180 Minutes (Approx.)

Studio:

  • Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.

Release Date:

  • 03/08/2022

Region:

  • A/1 (U.S. and Canada only)

Trailer:

MPAA Rating:

  • TV-PG

Selig Rating:

Film Rating:

  • Fans: 5 Stars
  • Everyone Else: 3.9 Stars

Bonus Features Rating:

  • N/A

Picture Quality Rating:

  • 4 Stars

Audio Quality Rating:

  • 5 Stars

 

Selig Rating Scale:

5 Stars: Should add to your DVD collection at any cost

4 Stars: Worth owning, but try to catch it a sale

3 Stars: Plan to get it, but wait to buy it used

2 Stars: Worth taking a look at, but not owning

1 Star: Pick it up at a garage sale and use it for drinks

0 Stars: Makes a great Trap Shooting target

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