Royalty has become all the rage once more with the buzz around Prince William and Princess Kate’s impending baby. The bookies have laid out the odds on it being either a boy or a girl. There’s one thing for certain, it won’t be royal unicorn. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Princess Twilight Sparkle gives the winged unicorn a chance to earn her crown. She’s learned a lot of lessons in Ponyville. Can she live by them when she gets the same title as Princess Celestia? The boxset contains the episodes “Games Ponies Play,” “Magical Mystery Cure,” “Mmmmystery On the Friendship Express,” Magic Duel” and “Lesson Zero.” “Magical Mystery Cure” flashes back to when she gained her title. Here’s Josie with her take on the DVD.
The video is 1.78:1 anamorphic. The animation looks really good on the big screen. The audio is 5.1 Surround sound. The do a fine job of mixing the horse action with the lush score. The episodes are Closed Captioned.
Sing-Along (3:34) lets kids sing along with the ponies with lyrics on the screen.
Coloring Sheet is a pdf print out. You have to provide your own crayons.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Princess Twilight Sparkle focuses on the winged unicorn. The kid was glued to all five episodes and enjoyed the sing-along bonus feature.
Shout! Factory presents My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Princess Twilight Sparkle. Starring the Voices of: Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Kazumi Evans, Andrea Libman and Shannon Chan-Kent. Boxset Content: 5 episodes on 1 DVD. Released: April 30, 2013. Available at Amazon.com.
Joe Corey is the author of “The Seven Secrets of Great Walmart People Greeters.” This is the last how to get a job book you’ll ever need. He was Associate Producer of the documentary “Moving Midway.” He’s worked as local crew on several reality shows including Candid Camera, American’s Most Wanted, Extreme Makeover Home Edition and ESPN’s Gaters. He’s been featured on The Today Show and CBS’s 48 Hours. Dom DeLuise once said, “Joe, you look like an axe murderer.” He was in charge of research and programming at the Moving Image Archive.