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Bambi – Signature Collection Edition (Blu-ray Review)

As I just finished a review of Beauty and the Beast’s jump from Disney animated classic to live action blockbuster, I turn back to the past of the Mouse House’s animated legends. Bambi! One wonders if they’d ever tackle this tale with the gusto and fully lifelike CG animation of The Jungle Book and (One […]

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BAMBI Thumps Its Way To Disney Signature Collection Blu-ray May 23rd!

Disney’s Bambi, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection. The Collection release includes a variety of new bonus material, including recordings of Walt Disney discussing the challenges and triumphs during the production of “Bambi;” deleted scenes and characters; stories and effects that “Bambi” had on the Studio, other films and artists; and […]

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Pinocchio – Signature Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Pinocchio now is joining the ranks of classic Walt Disney films from its original golden era, seeing their status upgraded to worthy of a double dip with the hip and fresh Signature Edition.  Importantly, though, its a really good idea and deal for those who hadn’t own this legendary Disney film before.  So, those who […]

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarves – The Signature Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Forever enchanting and inspiring, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs embodies The Walt Disney Signature Collection’s legacy of animation.  In this epic story of love and friendship, the kind and beautiful princess Snow White wins the hearts of the Seven Dwarfs and triumphs over the evil plans of a wicked Queen.  Share the movie called “The Greatest […]

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ From Disney’s Grasp (Movie Review)

It is not as though I am completely averse to movies with intentions of having good-natured stories or ones that thrive on inevitably sweet and heart-warming outcomes, but sometimes a premise and those involved can give you that idea and sway your interest elsewhere.  I have not seen Mary Poppins in many years and do […]

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Lady and the Tramp: Diamond Edition (Blu-ray Review)

A classic love story unfolds in the best Disney tradition as a lovely young pedigreed cocker spaniel named Lady, who lives a pampered life, finds herself falling romantically for Tramp, an amorous street-smart pooch without prospects. Although they have fun together on several dates, including a sentimental spaghetti dinner by moonlight at Tony’s restaurant, their […]

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Alice in Wonderland (1951) (Blu-ray Review)

Alice in Wonderland is Walt Disney’s thirteenth animated classic which was released in 1951 and was based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with a little bit of his Through the Looking-Glass as well.

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Disney’s Bambi is Coming to Blu-ray March 1st!

Walt Disney intended Bambi to follow Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs but his quest for perfection and other issues, delayed Bambi for years before it became the fifth animated classic released in 1942.  The timeless tale of man vs. nature, this is one of Walt Disney’s most beloved movies.

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Walt & El Grupo (DVD Review)

Not many people are aware of the role that Walt Disney played in furthering relations between the United States and South America.  It’s a little known fact that in 1941, the State Department’s Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs asked Disney if he would consider traveling to South America on a goodwill tour to […]

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Fantasia & Fantasia 2000 (Blu-ray Review)

One of Walt Disney’s biggest gambles has to be the much beloved Fantasia.  At the time, Disney wanted to bring Mickey Mouse back in a big way as a comeback vehicle where the animation would be combined with classical music selections to tell a collection of different stories. Disney spared no expense to achieve the desired […]

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The Black Cauldron Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence

Hidden by darkness.  Guarded by witches.  Discovered by a boy.  Stolen by a King.  Whoever owns it controls the world. Or destroys it… That was the original tag line to Disney’s 25th animated release of one of my all-time favorite Disney movies.  This was such a different kind of Disney film that a lot of […]

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With the Wave of a Wand, Fantasia & Fantasia 2000 are Coming to Blu-ray!

One of Walt Disney’s biggest gambles has to be the much beloved Fantasia.  At the time, Disney wanted to bring Mickey Mouse back in a big way as a comeback vehicle where the animation would be combined with classical music selections to tell a collection of different stories.  Disney spared no expense to achieve the […]

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Disney Gives ‘Beauty and the Beast’ a Blu-ray Date!

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has finally dated and announced an October 5th Blu-ray release date for the modern day classic Beauty and the Beast .  The Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack will launch seven weeks ahead of its DVD counterpart.  Disney has already announced a complete “state-of-the-art” restoration of the film, 7.1 audio and […]

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The Daily Blu…September 10, 2009

Today was another light day in Blu-ray news.  Although I only have one announcement to make it really seems like 14.  Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has officially announced their Blu-ray Diamond Collection, which consists of 14 of their most cherished timeless classics on the Blu-ray format.  The October 6th Snow White release will be […]

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