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Pinocchio Bonus Clips from Upcoming Blu-ray

Pinocchio is out on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere This Week. To celebrate check out these new bonus clips from the early days of Disney Animation that show Walt Disney’s process while creating Pinocchio! You can download it today. Have I said lately how much I adore Disney Movies Anywhere? Buy it once and it shows up on almost all Digital services including Ultraviolet, iTunes, Microsoft, PSN Network, Amazon and Google!  The really cool thing is the extras are always included as well. I wish ALL studios would do this. Sick of having to choose between services. Disney gets mad props for going a step beyond in the way they treat their fans. Yes, I’m saying all of this because I expect my free review copy :).  But come on Disney, 4K Man, 4K!  Check out the clips.  Pinocchio is out on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 31.

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Pinocchio Comes to Blu-ray! I wouldn’t Lie! Maybe.

Disney’s timeless tale Pinocchio, considered one of the greatest animated films ever made with two Academy Awards, joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection. Now it will delight a whole new generation of dreamers with its masterful animation, unforgettable characters and award-winning music. The movie which inspired the world to wish upon a star, arrives for the first time on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on Jan. 10, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 31 with hours of new and classic bonus features. When is Disney jumping on the 4K UHD bandwagon? Nevermind, I’d probably be salty to discover none of my Disney Movies Anywhere content will “automatically upgrade” to UHD quality anyway.

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The Light Between Oceans Coming to Blu-ray

The sweeping romantic film, Disney/Dreamworks Pictures’  The Light Between Oceans, arrives on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on Jan. 24th. This beautiful romance stars two-time Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (Best Actor, Steve Jobs), Oscar® winner Alicia Vikander (Best Supporting Actress, The Danish Girl), and Oscar and Golden Globe® winner Rachel Weisz (Best Supporting Actress, The Constant Gardener).

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Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Nov 29

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Pete’s Dragon, a reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film centered on an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. Families will be captivated by this magical movie followed by never-before-seen bonus features, including a revealing look at director David Lowery’s personal diary kept during the filming of “Pete’s Dragon,” the design process behind the lovable dragon Elliot, deleted scenes, a tour of the film’s breathtaking production location of New Zealand, audio commentary by filmmakers and actors and hilarious bloopers. Pete’s Dragon arrives on Blu-ray/Digital Nov 29.
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Disney’s The Jungle Book Comes Home this month and Re-Released in iMax!

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It seems like this film just came out last month. I’m not complaining about shorter release windows, but this seems scary fast! But hey, it was April, this summer has blown by.

Audiences were mesmerized by Disney’s live-action epic adventure “The Jungle Book,” which has earned more than $949 million at the global box office to date.  Critically acclaimed, Jon Favreau’s stunning live-action reimagining of Walt Disney’s animated classic, will be available early on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on August 23, and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on August 30.  Where’s my 4K HDR version?

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Disney’s Aladdin is now On Digital and out on Blu-ray Oct 13!

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It’s time for me to finally watch Disney’s Aladdin now that the classic animated film is available in glorious HD on Disney’s awesome MoviesAnywhere platform. If you are old school like me and prefer physical media it hits Blu-ray, October 13th.  The Blu-ray/HD is packed with all the standard features we expect from a Disney release – sing along tracks, a look at the Broadway production, extras from the original DVD release and more. The Blu-ray w/Digital Copy and the Digital Copy version are $19.99. Wait two weeks and get the blu-ray version, it’s a no brainer.

 

 

Star Wars Goes Digital! May The Digital Bits Go With You!

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Oh my god, heck has frozen over! Star Wars will be available on Digital HD! Not in some far off Galaxy, but this Friday? Whaaaaa???? Today is the day for me to say “I Hate Myself.” I’m getting sucked into the dumb iWatch hype and now this? Maybe I do have more money than sense. I mean really, I already have these burned in Letterbox AND Full Screen HD, as well as the Han Shot First Bitches SD Version. But I want the official version and I love Disney’s Movies Anywhere,  buy this once and it’ll be available across multiple platforms including UV with bonus material. This set will include most of the bonus content from the recent Blu-ray release and two new features. The bundle is available for pre-order on Vudu for $89. I don’t see the bundle listed on iTunes yet – just the individual titles for $19.99 each, but I’m sure it’ll be available as a iTunes bundle later today.

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Into The Woods Hits Digital/Blu-ray Next Week

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I’m still not entirely sure how I feel about Into The Woods. It has some fun moments, but I don’t think I’m a fan of the music and man does it go dark. Looking forward to revisiting it when it comes to High-Definition next week.  I’ll have a full review of the Blu-ray sometime next week. In the meantime check out this trailer for the film. Highlights include:

  • Meryl Streep singing a never before heard Sondheim song “She’ll Be Back”
  • Several making of featurettes
  • A commentary track from Director Rob Marshall and Producer John DeLuca
  • A sing along option
  • And of course Disney’s excellent Movies Anywhere digital copy.

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