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  • DVD Review: Maleficent Brings Fire to Fairytale retold
    DVD Review: Maleficent Brings Fire to Fairytale retold

    With the hit movie Maleficent, Disney took on a big challenge, not only would the attempt to retell the story of Sleeping Beauty, one of Walt Disney’s animated classics, but they’d be doing it in live-action. However, as soon as everyone heard that Angelina Jolie would be in the title…

  • The Jungle Book – Remastered for Blu-Ray in Royal Fashion
    The Jungle Book – Remastered for Blu-Ray in Royal Fashion

    Disney’s classic animated feature “The Jungle Book” was one of the last to have some input from Walt Disney himself. He died in the middle of its production. Even without Disney’s death the film had a troubled production. The original director Bill Peet quit over the direction Walt wanted to…

  • Brave Blu-Ray DVD Review
    Brave Blu-Ray DVD Review

    When Brave arrived on our doorstep late one evening, we immediately unwrapped it and popped it in the DVD player. We enjoyed the movie so much in theaters, the wait to get re-acquainted with old friends from the movie was unbearable (yea, I went there). Brave, Pixar’s first ‘Princess’ film,…

  • The Rocketeer – Blu-ray DVD Review
    The Rocketeer – Blu-ray DVD Review

    I am loathe to recommend any home video, dvd, or blu-ray release without at least a few decent special features. The 20th Anniversary Edition of The Rocketeer just barely qualifies as it has only one special feature, a not very good copy of the original theatrical trailer. But what they’ve…

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