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Disney Releases "Sleeping Beauty" Platinum Edition/Blu-ray Details

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2008
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released details on the upcoming Sleeping Beauty 2-disc Platinum Edition and Blu-ray home video releases. In addition to a digital remastering of the film (and its release in full 1080p high-definition resolution for the Blu-ray disc), both releases will include a raft of special features, including a recently uncovered […]

PR: Walt Disney's Animated Masterpiece "Sleeping Beauty" on DVD and Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2008
Prepare to Awaken Your Senses… Finally Releasing from the Disney Vault — on DVD and for the First Time EVER in High Definition! Walt Disney’s Animated Masterpiece Sleeping Beauty 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition First time on 2-Disc Blu-Ray™ Hi-Def with the All New Disney BD-Live Network, and an all-new 2-Disc Platinum Edition DVD, October 7, […]

IGN Visits Disney to Check Out "Bolt"

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2008
IGN.com has visited Walt Disney Animation Studios for a first-look at Bolt, the new CGI animated movie starring John Travolta as a celebrity dog thrown into the real world. The article contains comments by directors Chris Williams and Byron Howard about their approach to the movie. The article also notes that Bolt will be the […]

PR: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Announces Blu-ray Platinum Editions

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2008
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Announces Expansive Slate of Upcoming PLATINUM EDITIONS Pinocchio * Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs * Fantasia * Fantasia 2000 * Beauty and the Beast Each Available For the first time on Blu-rayTM Hi-Def Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Launching Disney’s New BD Live Network – Worldwide – Fall […]

"Sleeping Beauty" to Screen at El Capitan Theatre from Aug 29 - Sep 18, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 25, 2008
Disney will be screening the newly restored Sleeping Beauty at the historic El Capitan Theatre from August 29 – September 18, 2008. A special gala event will take place on opening night, hosted by veteran Disney producer Don Hahn and a panel of animation cast and crew, including Mary Costa (voice of Princess Aurora), animator […]

Disney's "Bolt" Moves to November 21, 2008, after "Potter" Move

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2008
Warner Brothers has moved the release date of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film from November 21, 2008, to July 17, 2009, claiming that the Writers Guild of America strike earlier this year has impacted production and that the film is better suited for a summertime release. In response, Disney has moved the […]

DisneyAnimation.com Opens Doors with "Princess and the Frog," "Home Theater"

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2008
Walt Disney Animation Studios has unveiled DisneyAnimation.com, which will showcase their current and upcoming projects. The page for The Princess and the Frog links to several new pieces of production artwork, as well as a clip from the new short film “How to Hook Up Your Home Theater.”

First Looks at Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" and "Up"; Docter Talks Up "Up"

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2008
New video clips are available for the upcoming Disney movies The Princess and the Frog and Up. The Princess and the Frog trailer is at the movie’s official website. A brief clip of Up is at the Animation Guild’s weblog. The Animation Guild weblog has also posted a video interview with Up director Pete Docter, […]

"The Sword in the Stone": Disney's Camelot Is a Silly Place

by Maxie Zeuson July 2, 2008
If you are the parent of a small child, you should definitely have Disney’s The Sword in the Stone in your DVD collection. If you are a Disney completist or are otherwise interested in the history of the studio, you should also make sure that you own this movie. And if you’d just like to […]

"The Jungle Book 2": Bungle in the Jungle

by Maxie Zeuson June 24, 2008
Normally, I try to let the bad movies—even the bad sequels to beloved classics—roll off my back. After all, what with Sturgeon’s Law and all (“Ninety percent of everything is crud”) it’s rarely any use getting worked up. And you have to be a little forgiving: animators and directors and writers have mortgages and tuitions, […]