Jeff Birou

Jeff entered the magical world of Disney in 1989, as he experienced “The Little Mermaid” at the age of 4. His passion for Disney has only intensified as he’s gotten older, becoming a full-fledged Disney-phile, learning as much as he can about the theme parks, business decisions, and their animated films. Jeff lives in a suburb of Philadelphia and works as an academic advisor for a big research university. He blogs about pure nonsense at LEG+JCB. Can also be see on: @jcbftw and LEG+JCB.
  • John Carter – Blu Ray DVD Review
    John Carter – Blu Ray DVD Review

    I excitedly picked up the John Carter Blu-ray combo pack last week, popped it into my player, and then fell asleep about 40 minutes into the film. Suddenly, a week went by and I realized I didn’t really have the urge to finish the film. Not a good sign. But,…

  • Lower Profile Disney Films Coming to Blu-ray
    Lower Profile Disney Films Coming to Blu-ray

    Though films like Cinderella, Pocahontas and The Rescuers received the bulk of the attention when Disney revealed their impending major home video push—more than 30 Disney films will be released for the first time on Blu-ray in 2012—several more obscure titles will be hitting store shelves soon. Probably the most…

  • Pre-Order Disney Blu-Ray DVDs And Save Big, Deal Ends Soon
    Pre-Order Disney Blu-Ray DVDs And Save Big, Deal Ends Soon

    If you want to lock in what will most likely be the lowest price on a slew of upcoming Walt Disney Home Entertainment releases, act fast. Amazon has revealed $5-$8 coupons for seven upcoming Disney Blu-ray releases, including Finding Nemo (December 4, 2012), The Avengers (release date TBD, but expect…

  • Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray
    Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray

    Editor: Please welcome new guest author Jeff Birou! Last week, Disney, through its North American distribution partnership with Japan’s Studio Ghibli, released three more titles from Ghibli’s catalog on DVD and for the first time on Blu-ray: The Secret World of Arrietty (2010; 2011 in North America), Whisper of the…

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