‘The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave’ on DVDCategory: Blu-ray's and DVD's
They’re back and just as fun as ever. Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie, and Spike, the beloved dinosaurs from the popular franchise, are together for a new and exciting adventure. The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave is filled with all the antics of these cute little dinosaurs as well as several memorable songs.
Littlefoot has been anxiously awaiting his annual visit from his father Bron who leads a herd every year. This year, however, something went wrong. Bron was trapped when the “fire mountain” erupted. So Littlefoot decides to trek through the rough landscape to find his dad.
The little longneck is joined by his friends who want to help. Along the way they wind up in several dangerous situations, but in true form they manage to get by. Cera is just as obstinate as always and when she and Littlefoot disagree on the path to take, the gang splits up, with Littlefoot going it alone.
Littlefoot then meets a new friend, Etta (voiced by Reba McEntire). Etta knows Bron and saw what happened to him. She and Littlefoot get trapped in a cave and Etta sings one of the several new songs – “Look for the Light.”
Well, soon the rest of the gang meets up with Littlefoot and Etta and they continue on their journey to help Littlefoot’s father. They learn that together they are stronger than apart.
When the elders learn what the youngsters are doing, they set out to help their children, with the help of two little ones – Chomper and Ruby. If you know the series, you know that Chomper is a “sharptooth,” aka T-Rex, but doesn’t eat other dinosaurs. He is a friend.
The Land Before Time is still a classic movie. This 1988 film inspired TV series and video games. There are also many direct-to-video movies.
- The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
- The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
- The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996)
- The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
- The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998)
- The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2000)
- The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
- The Land Before Time IX: Journey to the Big Water (2002)
- The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
- The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinusarurses (2005)
- The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006)
- The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
- The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (2016)
Every one of these stories is filled with songs, fun, and adventure. The closeness of the five main characters is what holds the series together. They are friends until the end and time after time put themselves in harms way to help each other. In most of the stories a new character is introduced. This latest adventure introduces Etta and Wild Arms (voiced by Damon Wayans Jr.).
Bonus features on the DVD are several sing-alongs, including the main song by McEntire, “Look for the Light.” Other memorable songs your kids will be singing and you will be humming (over and over again) are “Today’s the Day,” “Hot and Stinky,” and “Better off Alone.” And yes, “Hot and Stinky” is something you won’t be able to get out of your head!
The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave is rated G and is fun for the entire family, especially considering these loveable characters have been around for 28 years! Who is your favorite? Is it sweet and caring Ducky? Always hungry Spike? Stubborn Cera? Nervous Petrie? Or loyal Littlefoot?
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