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Disney Screws Beauty and the Beast Fans over with Blu-ray Store Exclusives

Disney’s juggernaut Beauty and The Beast is coming home to Blu-ray next week – June 6th. Of course there are a million exclusive editions! Steelbook version at Best Buy that’s $29 (are you kidding me?), a Target exclusive that includes a 32 page book and blah, blah. Come on Disney, stop screwing people. If I can’t get a full proper packaged version from ANY store, without feeling like I’m missing out on something, then screw them, I’ll just get the digital version and call it a day. I’m not jumping through hoops for this. I’m sure I probably won’t get my customary free copy after they read this. But honestly, Disney, you know I love you, but stop pulling this stupid crap.

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Rogue One: The Mission Comes Home!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is coming to home video on Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD.

The seventh-highest grossing film of all time, Rogue One’s home video release includes ten featurettes covering all aspects of the film – from the nuts and bolts of making the film to character details and Easter eggs.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will arrive on Digital HD on March 24th; the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVd releases will be in stores on April 4th.

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VIDEO REVIEW: Pinocchio Signature Edition Blu-ray

I’m doing something a little different. Either you are moving forward or stuck in a rut. So I’m trying my hand at doing more YouTube videos and reviews. Here’s a video review of Disney’s Pinocchio Signature Edition Blu-ray. Bare with me while I get my YouTube Fu correct. I’m getting new equipment and beefing up my editing chops. But I’m also trying not to overthink this and make it harder on myself than it needs to be. Let me know what you all think.

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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.