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Blu-ray Review: The Little Mermaid – Anniversary Edition!

Walt Disney’s The Little Mermaid is the ‘happy ending’ take on Hans Christian Anderson’s cautionary tale on being careful what you wish for (in his version, Ariel dies).

The Disney take reworks the ending to make Ariel’s story a coming-of-age and following your dreams story.

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Eat Your Heart Out Disney Trailer: The Little Mermaid!

The Little Mermaid – Poppy Drayton as Elizabeth – Photo courtesy of Kingsway Productions

Conglomerate Media and Kingsway Productions have pulled off a rare feat: their live action take on The Little Mermaid is coming to theaters this summer – and it looks to be Disney quality.

In this version, the Hans Christian Andersen tale has been transplanted to a circus, where a reporter and his sister find Elizabeth –  who can’t leave because the ringmaster has stolen her soul.

The Little Mermaid stars Shirley MacLaine, Gina Gershon, William Moseley and Loreta Peralto, with Poppy Drayton as Elizabeth.

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The Little Mermaid gets the Blu-ray Treatment it Deserves! Michelle’s Review

The Little Mermaid Blu-ray Review

Everyone knows how much I love and respect Disney Home Video for the love and care they put into their Blu-ray releases – live action. I’m not counting the suckfest that was Iron-Man 3. For them the “Diamond Edition” label actually means something so they take extra time and care when releasing their classics on Blu-ray. The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition is finally out and it is glorious,.

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Disney, What are you thinking? iPads in Theaters????

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I have made no secret of my love for Disney’s Second Screen app technology.  It is a very cool and unique way of viewing extra features of your Disney Blu-rays in a home environment. Emphasis on the word HOME. Disney is now taking their second screen technology and ENCOURAGING people to bring it to the theaters on their upcoming limited re-release of The Little Mermaid.

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The Lion Kind’s 3d Success Inspires 3D Makeovers For Four Disney-Pixar Favorites!

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The success of its 3D release of The Lion King has inspired The Walt Disney Studios to convert four more of its classic animated titles for re-release in the format: Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and The Little Mermaid.

The press release – which includes release dates – follows the jump.

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