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Flushed Away (R2) in April

Paramount Home Entertainmen have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Flushed Away for 2nd April 2007 priced at £19.99. A posh town mouse is flushed down his toilet and ends up mixing with common vermin in the sewers in Dreamworks and Aardman's computer-animated adventure. Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet and Ian McKellen are among the voice artistes.

Extras include:

• SLUG MUSICAL
Fresh from their scene-stealing film debut, the slippery singers star in three all-new animated music videos. The Slugs perform ‘Pump It’, ‘I Don’t Feel Like Dancing’ as well as the hilarious 'Gonna Make you Sweat'

• THE MUSIC OF FLUSHED AWAY
When it comes to setting the mood of a film, there’s no substitute for a well-conceived score and some well chosen songs. This featurette showcases the scoring process and how the movie’s music provides an indispensable aural backdrop for Flushed Away – from the fast-paced chase sequences to the tender moments in Roddy and Rita’s budding relationship to the slugs’ frequent comedic appearances

• DREAMWORKS ANIMATION VIDEO JUKEBOX
Viewers can access their favourite musical scenes from previous DreamWorks Animation hits including Shrek, Shrek 2, Shark Tale, Madagascar and Over The Hedge

• FILMMAKER COMMENTARY
Directors David Bowers and Sam Fell bring home audiences into the world of Flushed Away revealing how they melded Aardman’s trademark stop-motion style with DreamWorks’ state-of-the-art computer animation to create the movie’s characters, sets and backgrounds. The laugh-filled commentary reveals some of the tongue-in-cheek spoofs audiences may have missed on the first viewing

• MEET THE CAST
This featurette showcases the talented actors behind each of the memorable personalities gracing the screen in Flushed Away

• DREAMWORKS KIDS
A variety of fun-filled, engaging interactive games and creative activities just for kids including:

o Build-A-Slug
Get out the plasticine and sit down with one of the film’s animators to learn first hand how to make a slug

o Learn To Draw Roddy
Before the animators can bring Roddy to life in 3D, he has to be drawn in 2D. Follow this step-by-step onscreen demonstration of how to draw our leading man

o Flushed Away Tunes

- Slug Songs
The hilarious music videos can also be accessed in the DWK section

- Flushed Away Jukebox Scene Index
Hop to your favourite songs with this music-based feature, which takes kids directly to the scene in the movie that plays their favourite song

o A Maze of Pipes
Do you have what it takes to get the Jammy Dodger through the maze? Take the challenge in this twisting tunnel of pipes chock full of rough waters, locked gates, engine troubles and more

o The Flushed Away Underground Adventure
Join Roddy, Rita, Sid, The Toad and the rest of the Flushed Away gang for a boatload of fun with links to 21 interactive games including Sewer Pinball, Rita’s Recollection, Soccer Showdown and many more!

o Downloadables and Creative Projects
Download and print fun crafty activities including mobiles, colouring pages, puzzles, stencils, stickers and more!

• SUPER SLUG STUFF
A whole host of fun with the all-squealing, all-singing, show-stealing slugs including:

o Slug Cam
Consider a day in the life of a slug. This peek at the slug world will give you an idea of just how challenging a slug’s life can be

o Slug Singers Game
This set top game dares you to choose the correct melody for your slugs to sing. You’ve got to hit the right notes before they can!

o Saving the Slugs Game
Le Frog has decided to make a slug meal – can you stop him? Use the Jammy Dodger’s handy arm to nab the slugs from Le Frog’s evil path…

o Virtual Slug
Raise your very own Slug on your computer desktop. Keep the slug alive and entertained and unlock a special surprise

o Downloadable Slug Tones
Various Slug-screeching ring tones available through a ROM interface downloadable on your PC in MP3, WAV and MP4 formats for use on mobile phones

o Slug-A-Thon
Choose your slug and compete in events like the 100 meter dash, long jump, hurdles and pole vault. Can your slug bring home the medal?

o Slug Printables
Download our fine printable collection and join the Save the Slugs campaign. T-Shirt Iron-ons, Stickers, Posters, Slug bracelets and more!

Last updated: 14/06/2018 16:07:39

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