Tuesday, June 28, 2011

DVD Review and Giveaway: Tangled




So life has been a whirlwind lately with the new baby.

Even with the husband off work, things are going non stop as we juggle feeding, sterilising, settling, washing, playing and nappy changing for the 2 girls.

I love it and wouldn't have it any other way, but boy is it full on!

I got a bit of a break last Saturday when the Husband took Sophie out to swimming and I got to stay home with baby Georgie. She was having a really cuddly morning so I had no choice but to sit on the lounge for a couple of hours with her and watch a movie ;)

I'd been sent Disney's Tangled to review so this was the perfect opportunity to relax and watch it.

I love Disney animated films because although they are targeted at children there is so much for an adult to enjoy!

I got caught up quickly in the Tangled storyline - Rapunzel with a twist - and the time just flew by.

It manages to be a bit of everything - sweet, funny, exciting, sad, and more.

My 2 favourite parts?

1. The 'bar scene' - I can't give anything away but let's just say there is some singing (well, it is Disney!) and great humor. Those lovable thugs ;)

2. The 'lantern scene' - it was beautiful. I cried a bit (stop judging - it was lovely).

I should also point out that after watching this I now have to new goals in life:

1. To be a princess (obviously)

2. To grow my hair really, really long so I can swish it around princess-like whenever I want. In fact, I have bought hair extensions - but thats another blog post ;)



Tangled is out now at all good DVD retailers for RRP DVD $24.95, Blu-Ray Value Pack $39.95, and 3D Blu-Ray Pack $54.95. Give it a go, you'll love it.



I also have a copy to give away to one lucky reader! Just subscribe to the blog or follow me on Facebook or Twitter and leave me a comment telling me you have subscribed / followed and share what your favourite Disney movie is :)


Here's the fine print:



  • Make sure you leave me some way to get in touch with you (email, FB, Blog link, Twitter details, etc). You can email your info privately to me at marissaroberts@live.com.au if you like. If I have no way of getting in touch with you, your entry won't count, so don't forget!


  • I'll pick a winner from the comments section using random.org and announce it here in the comments on Thursday June 30 , 2011 so you need to enter by midnight (Sydney time) on Wednesday June 29, 2011. I'll also contact the winner directly using the contact method from their entry. Please note the prize can only be shipped within Australia.

Send me an email if you have any questions!


** I received a complimentary DVD to review. All opinions expressed are purely my own.

16 comments:

  1. Hi I'm followin you via google friend connect and I'm from http://www.ohgorgeousbaby.blogspot.com
    Airlie is obsessed with Tangled and I would like to re see it. I took them to the movies and Aston (at that stage about 6mths old i think) cried so I had to stand outside the door while the big kids watched the movie.

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  2. Oh no! How much did you get to see?

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  3. follow on facebook and twitter all the best for new baby:-)

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  4. I am a blog follower.
    I half saw Tangled with a couple of my grand kids (lots of noise, talking and distraction happening). It's not at all as I remember the fairy story but certainly was lot more fun.
    Winnie the Pooh & The Fox & the Hound are a couple of my favourite Disney movies.
    (wendyhatton@yahoo.com.au)

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  5. This movie is awesome, I took my daughter to the cinem to see it for her birthday, now we'd love to see it again.

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  6. I just tweeted your competition. not that I want anyone else to enter or win. lol.

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  7. now following you on facebook (can you tell I'd love to win this dvd).

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  8. Not too much unfortunately. He spat out his dummy and I couldn't find it as it went under the seat. btw I got a msg saying your email address wouldn't accept NY email??? No idea why but thought I'd let you know. My comment is here though so I don't know what it's on about?
    Good luck with the new bubba too. Aston just turned 1 last Thursday and the year just went so fast!

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  9. My favourite Disney movie is "The Jungle Book". I loved it when I was a child and now my son loves it, too.

    I have subscribed to your blog.

    I follow you on facebook.

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  10. My 2 faves are Eight Below and The Santa Clause. But I'm a sucker for any Disney movies!

    I follow you on FB and Twitter (@katp13).

    Hope you're doing well and bub is settling in ok!

    Kat xx

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  11. My daughter LOVED Tangled at the movies - sooooo keen to watch it again!

    Of course, I follow you on all of them!

    Melodie :)

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  12. Facebook liker (Chon Ky). I love Cars. Cracks the whole family up.

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  13. Oh, I want to see this movie - and I'm sure my kids wold love it too! My favourite Disney movie would be a princess one - Cinderella. Still a classic after all these years.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  14. Oops! Forgot to say that I'm following on GFC and FB and Twitter

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  15. Thanks for your entries everyone, the winner is Merryl!

    I'll be in touch for your postage details Merryl :)

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