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"Waking Sleeping Beauty": A Candid History of Disney's Renaissance

by Todd DuBoison December 2, 2010
The documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty offers an focused inside look at the history of Walt Disney Animation Studios between 1984 and 1994, up until The Lion King hit theaters to tremendous success. The film is produced by veteran producer Don Hahn (who also directed) and one-time Disney executive Peter Schneider, both of whom played very […]

Don Hahn Discusses "Waking Sleeping Beauty" and "Fantasia" Home Video Releases

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2010
Disney producer/director Don Hahn has been interviewed by ComingSoon.net and Movieweb.com about the release of his documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty on DVD and Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 on Blu-ray and DVD. In both interviews, Hahn discusses the making of both movies, the goals he had from the outset in making Waking Sleeping Beauty, other projects […]

Clips and Stills from "Fantasia/Fantasia 2000" Special Edition, "Destino" Bonuses

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released several video clips from the new Fantasia/Fantasia 2000 Special Edition Blu-ray combo pack, with a special focus on “Destino,” the famed (and incomplete) collaboration between Walt Disney and surrealist artist Salvador Dali. Click any of the following clips to play: “Destino” Video Clip How Disney and Dali Met […]

"Fantasia": Animation Fantastique

by Todd DuBoison November 30, 2010
The Walt Disney quote on the packaging is truth in advertising: Fantasia is timeless. Seventy years after its debut in 1940, no production has brought animation and truly great music together in such a perfect synthesis. Fantasia was an experimental project of the best sort, an earnest attempt by Walt Disney and his company to […]

DVD Details for "Disney's A Christmas Carol", "Fantasia/Fantasia 2K", & Docus

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released fact sheets and more details on the upcoming DVD and/or Blu-ray releases of Disney’s A Christmas Carol (directed by Robert Zemeckis), Fantasia/Fantasia 2000, and the trio of documentaries Waking Sleeping Beauty, The Boys: The Sherman Bros. Story, and Walt & El Grupo. A Christmas Carol will be released […]

"Beauty and the Beast" Diamond Edition: Beauty of a Movie, Beastly Bugs in Bonuses

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2010
One of the near-universal fairy tales is “Beauty and the Beast,” with the same basic story being told with variations in almost every major culture in the world. The earliest reference to a tale like “Beauty and the Beast” is a second-century Roman text by Lucius Apuleius, but it is based on an even earlier […]

Beauty And The Beast Sing-Along Event at the El Capitan Theatre

by Jeffrey Harrison October 5, 2010
Toonzone News was on hand for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along event at the El Capitan Theatre. The event celebrated the release of the brand-new Diamond Edition of the movie on Blu-ray/DVD. Live at the event were the voice actors for the titular Beauty and the Beast, Paige O’Hara (Belle) and Robby Benson (the […]

"Beauty and the Beast" Diamond Edition Arrives October 5, 2010

by Ed Liuon September 23, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that the Beauty and the Beast Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will be available on October 5, 2010, carrying a suggested retail price of $39.99. A DVD-only package will be released seven weeks later on November 23, 2010 with a suggested retail price of $29.99. The movie has […]

Disney Releases New "Tangled" Trailer (UPDATED with New Stills)

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2010
Walt Disney Feature Animation has released a new trailer for Tangled, their upcoming CGI animated feature film based on the fairy tale of Rapunzel. Click the image below to play:

New Video Clips from "The Black Cauldron" 25th Anniversary Edition DVD

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the following video clips from The Black Cauldron 25th Anniversary Edition DVD, released yesterday, September 14, 2010: MEETING THE PRINCESS WHAT THE PIG SAW FAIRIES TRAILER