Digital Media

Buena Vista Announces Blu-Ray DVD Lineup

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2006
A news capsule from notes an article (in Japanese) at Watch Impress stating that Buena Vista has announced a film lineup using the new Blu-Ray DVD format. The movies include several releases from Studio Ghibli, including Gedo Senki (Tales from Earthsea), the still-unreleased feature film. Blu-Ray is a new home video format which uses […]

"Wallace & Gromit" Comes to DVD February 7

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit will be available on DVD and VHS beginning February 7, 2006. Bonus features will include a commentary by the film’s two directors, Nick Park and Steve Box; the U.S. DVD debut of Box’s award-winning short film “Stage Fright”; a first-hand look at the unique artistry of stop-motion […]

"The Little Mermaid" Platinum Edition DVD Coming This October

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
The Little Mermaid Platinum Edition DVD comes to stores on October 3, 2006, Reuters reports. Like other Platinum Edition releases, The Little Mermaid will be a two-disc set, with one disc reserved solely for bonus materials. Several cutting-edge features are still being developed, along with such expected extras as deleted scenes, commentaries and featurettes on […]

"Bambi II" Soundtrack Available February 7

by Zeddon February 2, 2006
Walt Disney Records will celebrate the return of Bambi on DVD with the release of the Bambi II soundtrack on February 7. The CD will retail for $12.98 SRP. The following is a track listing: 1. “There Is Life” – Alison Krauss 2. “First Sign of Spring” – Michelle Lewis 3. “Through Your Eyes” – […]

Disney Announces "Chicken Little" and "Narnia" DVD Release Dates

by Zeddon February 2, 2006
Disney’s Chicken Little will be available on DVD on March 21, 2006, for $29.99 SRP. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe will be released on April 4, 2006, in both single- and double-disc editions with lots of extras. It will also retail for $29.99 SRP. [Source: AWN]

"Teen Titans" Season 1 DVD "Easter Eggs" Revealed

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2006
A posting on the website reveals several “easter eggs” on disc 2 of the Teen Titans Complete First Season DVD set. The “eggs” appear to contain special interviews, a music video, and artwork, none of which seem to have been on the earlier, single-disc releases. The DVD set will be released on February 7.

Big Shoes to Fill: "The Simpsons – The Complete 7th Season"

by Dr. Daedaluson February 2, 2006
Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein were in a difficult position. As writers on The Simpsons since Season 4, they were promoted to executive producers at the beginning of Season 7, replacing David Mirkin. Many fans felt that Mirkin’s work in Seasons 5 and 6 was some of the best quality material on The Simpsons. How […]

"Bambi II" Comes to DVD for Just 70 Days

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
Bambi II will be available on DVD and VHS on February 7, 2006 for $29.99 (SRP). However, it will only be available through April 17. In tribute to the 70th anniversary of Walt Disney’s inception of his animated classic, Bambi, Walt Disney Home Entertainment will place Bambi II under moratorium just 70 days after its […]

"Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids – Vol. 3" Street Date Set

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids – Vol. 3 is now scheduled to arrive on DVD on May 2, according to Ventura Distribution, owners of UrbanWorks, TVShowsOnDVD reports. The 265-minute release will retail for $19.99 SRP. Originally scheduled for release last year, the release has been pushed back several times.

Four "Futurama" Movies Planned

by Zeddon January 31, 2006
According to a post by Billy West on his message board, four full feature length Futurama DVD movies will begin production in late July or August. (via Craig Crumpton)