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LEAP! Review

*This is a sponsored post as I was sent a copy of the movie in exchange for my honest review on the movie! All my opinions are 100% my own!

Growing up I always loved dancing and doing ballet as most many young girls. I often watched movies about dance and still to this day, I love movies based around dance. I wanted to be a ballerina when I grew up and I also wanted to be a Rockette because well they were pretty much ballerina’s in my eyes. Well I stopped dancing when we moved to North Carolina and my dream of becoming a ballerina diminished quickly. So when I got the opportunity to review the new movie, “LEAP!” I jumped on it!!

This movie is so cute and is nothing short of showing what it’s like for a little girl or young girl to grow up wanting to do nothing but dance! Here is a little more about the movie:

Celebrate the holiday season with the inspirational and uplifting family film Leap!, arriving on Digital HD November 7 and Blu-ray™ (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD, and On Demand November 21 from Lionsgate. Featuring all-star voice talent led by Elle Fanning (Maleficent), alongside Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars) and Maddie Ziegler (The Book of Henry), with Mel Brooks (Spaceballs), featuring Carly Rae Jepsen (singer-songwriter of the hit song “Call Me Maybe”) and Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”), Leap! is a colorful and imaginative story about an orphan girl who is determined to follow her dream of becoming a ballerina. Filled with irresistible original music, Leap! features the hit track “Cut to the Feeling.”

Eleven-year-old orphan Félicie (Fanning) has one dream — to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend, Victor (Wolff), an imaginative, exuberant boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own — to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions. But there’s a catch: Félicie must pretend to be the child of a wealthy family in order to gain admittance to the prestigious and competitive Opera Ballet School in Paris. And with no professional dance training, she quickly learns that talent alone is not enough to overcome the ruthless, conniving attitudes of her fellow classmates, led by the devious Camille Le Haut (Ziegler). Determined to succeed, Félicie finds her mentor in the tough and mysterious school custodian, Odette (Jepsen), who, along with Victor’s encouraging friendship, help her reach for the stars.

Leap!
Courtesy of The Weinstein Company

An animated adventure the whole family will enjoy, the Leap! home entertainment release includes a behind-the-scenes video gallery and a look at stars Kate McKinnon, Nat Wolff, and Maddie Ziegler in the recording booth. Leap! will be available on Blu-ray (plus DVD and Digital HD) and DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “In the Recording Booth with Kate McKinnon, Nat Wolff, and Maddie Ziegler” Featurette
  • Behind-the-Scenes Video Gallery:
    • The Birth of a Dream
    • Animating the Dance
    • Reconstructing 19th Century Paris

This movie has quickly become a family favorite for movie night at home! Even when we are on the run, Olivia can enjoy the movie in the van! Score for our lives when traveling as we try and do a lot lately! You should check out their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts for more cool information on the movie! This is a must have movie for all little girls who love to dance! Dream a little more with this movie! Now available where movies are sold!

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