The Jungle Book Blu-Ray Review

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I had the pleasure of reviewing The Jungle Book on Blu-Ray that is set to be released on February 11th. This is my favorite Disney animated movie, so I was ecstatic to watch it once again and review the bonus features that are included in this release. The color and sharpness of the movie were incredible, so different from the VHS quality that I remember as a kid. If you're a fan of The Jungle Book or Disney history, you will absolutely love the bonus features included. I have to say, I'm not … [Read more...]

AFI Fest Opening Night Gala Screening of “Saving Mr. Banks”

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The American Film Institute's annual celebration of artistic excellence held their Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre, in Hollywood California on November 7, 2013.   Each year the AFI FEST, which is free to the public, hosts new movies from recognized film icons as well as new films from around the world by amateur talent.  AFI Fest which also hosts Red Carpet Premieres, began their week long festival by honoring Emma Thompson (starring as Author, P.L Travers) with her handprint - … [Read more...]

Bluray Review – The Aristocats is loaded with special features

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The Aristocats Blu-ray and DVD Special Edition, now available in stores, is fantastic and worth adding to your family’s Blu-ray collection. As always, the animation is beautiful and the songs are fantastic, but the real jewels of this special edition are the special features. You will love the movie, and you’ve likely seen it, so I’m going to focus on the great special features that Disney collectors will love.The Lost Open- In this segment, Richard Sherman, one of the famous songwriters for … [Read more...]

The Tigger Movie Bounce-A-Riffic Special Edition Review

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The Tigger Movie Bounce-A-Riffic Special Edition focuses on the loveable Tigger as he comes to realize that "being the only one" isn't so great and embarks on a search to discover his "family tree." This special edition includes the film version on both Blu-ray and DVD, in addition to some special features.The Tigger Movie features all of the characters we know from the Hundred Acre Wood; but there seemed to be something lacking. Perhaps I am partial to the original Winnie the Pooh shorts … [Read more...]

Orange Bird Returns to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom

Great news this morning!  D23 representatives announced the return of the historic Orange Bird character live in Adventureland before a small group of D23 members and on twitter.In case you aren’t familiar, Orange Bird was a character who was developed specifically for Magic Kingdom Park in the 1970s. This cheerful bird originally greeted families at Sunshine Tree Terrace in Adventureland, where guests could also enjoy citrus drinks like the Citrus Swirl and buy Orange Bird gifts. At one … [Read more...]