Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital | Universal | 2020 | 95 mins | Rated G | February 23, 2021
Director: Joel Crawford
Starring: Catherine Keener, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage, Leslie Mann
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1
English: Dolby Atmos
English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Spanish: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
French (Canada): Dolby Digital 5.1
| Film Synopsis |
The first prehistoric family is ready for another rocking adventure! The Croods have survived fanged beasts, natural disasters, and even young love, but now they must face their biggest challenge yet: another family! In search of a new home, the Croods discover a walled-in paradise created by the sophisticated Betterman family. As they try to coexist, the differences between the two families escalate into a full-blown feud, but when a new threat forces both families to embark on an epic adventure, they must all learn to work together…or they’ll all go extinct! Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clarke Duke, Cloris Leachman, Leslie Mann, Peter Dinklage, and Kelly Marie Tran star in this hilarious animated comedy for the whole family!
| Video |
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment brings 'THE CROODS: A NEW AGE' with a 1080p AVC encoded video. Colors are bright, vivid and pop off the screen. Definition is razor sharp with lots of detail. Black levels are strong. It’s a good-looking picture for sure.
| Audio |
Universal's Dolby Atmos soundtrack for 'THE CROODS: A NEW AGE' delivers the goods. The vocals take front and center stage and with great effect. The other channels utilize and place you right in the action. This is a pretty good-sounding mix. Enjoy!
| Special Features |
All New Exclusive Shorts - Dear Diary: World’s First Pranks & Family Movie Night: Little Red Bronana Bread
“To: Gerard” - An animated short about a wannabe magician.
The Evolution Of…
How to Draw: Caveman Style
Stone Age Attack
Audio Commentary – Director Joel Crawford is joined by Producer Mark Swift, Head of Story Januel Mercado and Editor Jim Ryan.
| Overall Reaction |
'THE CROODS: A NEW AGE' is colorful, hilarious and an enjoyable movie night to watch with the family. The animation and voice cast truly stand out and are fun from start to finish. It's sure to please the younger viewers. Highly Recommended.
Summary (out of 5)
Film: 4.0 Video: 4.5 Audio: 4.5 Extras: 3.0 Overall: 4.0