Disney’sreleased to Blu-ray & DVD combo pack on November 6, just in time to ready homes around the globe for Santa’s Christmas arrival.
The TOTALLY TINSEL Collection contains TWO 23-minute holiday adventures—“Prep & Landing” and “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice”—and a slew of entertaining extras that will turn anyone on your naughty list into a jolly old elf, er person.
In “Prep & Landing,” the first of the series, a high-tech team of North Pole elves from the elite Prep & Landing unit sets out on Christmas Eve to prepare homes around the world for Santa’s landing. Wayne, an experienced elf is dejected because he was passed over for a promotion and has lost interest in doing his job well. When his attitude nearly “figgy puddings” a little boy’s Christmas, Wayne’s new, rookie partner Lanny reminds him that Christmas is not about selfish desires, but about giving and sharing and making holiday wishes come true. The pair must face unexpected challenges and overcome great obstacles to keep Santa on course and bring a memorable day to little Timmy and children all over the world.
The yuletide adventures of Lanny and Wayne continue in “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice.” The special ops pair has been called in for a dangerous mission—to retrieve an elf communicator from a child on the naughty list. Santa’s stealthiest little elves partner with a naughty list expert, one of the coal elves who happens to be Wayne’s “little” brother (or little bother, in Wayne’s opinion), and together they must race to stop Christmas from descending into chaos. It’s a comical adventure that warms the heart, brings families together, and shows us that there’s room for everyone on the nice list.
TOTALLY TINSEL is certainly a new holiday viewing tradition for our family. Both films are fun and entertaining and encourage good attitudes, compassion, and self-lessness at a time of year when people sometimes tend to get lost in “me-ness.” My kids really got a kick out of the bonus material, like the commercials, newsreels, and elf training video clips that resemble old filmstrips. The TOTALLY TINSEL Collection is definitely on our holiday must-watch list, and I recommend you add it to yours too!
*You might also enjoy “Disney DIY — Prep & Landing Crafts & Recipes.”*
“Totally Tinsel Collection”
Release Formats & 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) = $20.00. U.S.
Suggested Retail $24.99 Canada
DVD = $19.99 U.S. and $24.99 Canada
Rating: TVG in the U.S. / To Be Confirmed in Canada (bonus material not rated)
Feature Run Time: Approximately 46 minutes (for both features)
Bonus Features: Two animated shorts: “Operation Secret Santa” and “Tiny’s Big Adventure;” North Pole Commercials; Kringle Academy; North Pole News; Behind the Scenes with Grace Potter, and much more!
Stay tuned to Chip and Co where we will be giving away a copy later today!
Jodi Whisenhunt is the author of MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE: Learn While You Play at Walt Disney World Resort, and operates a blog by the same title. Her book is available for purchase at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and CreateSpace. (Kindle and Nook versions also available.) Come, think outside the textbook and stretch the walls of your home classroom with Walt Disney entertainment!
- Disney’s Prep & Landing and Naughty Vs Nice To Air Sunday December 9 On ABC (chipandco.com)
- Disney’s PREP & LANDING Collection coming to Blu-Ray & DVD (chipandco.com)
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