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We’re less than a month away from our return to the magical fairy world and the much-anticipated sequel to Disney’s Maleficent in theaters. “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” extends the story beyond the well-known tale of Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty,” but as we found out in the… Read More »Maleficent: Mistress of Evil costume designer on challenges of this film
There’s more to the story. The evil fairy of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty had her own story told in “Maleficent” where it turned out she had somewhat justifiable motivations for her actions. Now that story continues in Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.” A new trailer was… Read More »New trailer for Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”
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For some time, Disney has been returning to their core animated classics and remastering them then releasing each with a new set of bonus features. The call them the Diamond Edition set and the newest movie to get a DVD / Blu-Ray release is Sleeping Beauty. Finally releasing from the Disney Vault, Disney’s ultimate princess fairytale classic “Sleeping Beauty” will be available for the first time on Diamond Edition Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 7, 2014. The good news is it is now available for pre-order from Amazon.
Once Upon A Dream:
Creating the ultimate at-home viewing experience, Disney’s 2-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray Superset (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) contains digitally restored picture and sound, a digital copy of the film, and a variety of magical new bonus features, including “Once Upon A Parade,” in which “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland tells us the tale of Walt Disney World’s new Festival Of Fantasy Parade, “Art of Evil: Generations Of Disney Villains,” a legacy piece spotlighting Disney’s favorite villain animator and Maleficent creator Marc Davis, and “Disney Animation: Artists in Motion,” in which Walt Disney Animation Visual Development artist Brittney Lee goes through the process of creating a three dimensional sculpture of Maleficent, completely out of paper.
Additional all-new bonus features include never-before-seen deleted scenes “The Fair” (with Deleted Character The Vulture,) “The Curse is Fulfilled” and “Arrival Of Maleficent,” plus the Beauty-Oke sing-along to “Once Upon A Dream.” The Blu-ray Superset also includes classic DVD bonus features and more!
“Sleeping Beauty” tells the wondrous tale of a princess cursed by an evil fairy, protected by three loving fairies and, ultimately, saved by “true love’s kiss.” Featuring the voice talents of renowned opera singer Mary Costa as Sleeping Beauty and Disney stalwart Eleanor Audley as the evil fairy, Maleficent, the film’s vibrant visuals were created by a team that included Milt Kahl and Ollie Johnston, two of Disney’s legendary Nine Old Men and an Academy Award-nominated score, 1959, adapted from the incandescent music of Peter Tchaikovsky. “Sleeping Beauty” is the sixteenth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon and was the last animated feature produced by Walt Disney to be based upon a fairy tale. It is the tenth film released as part of Disney’s prestigious Blu-ray Diamond Collection.
Watch more clips below the jump to be reminded what a wonderful classic this movie really is:
In the latest featurette released for Disney’s Maleficent, Elle Fanning discusses what it was like to play Princess Aurora – aka Sleeping Beauty. How hard can it be when you’re asleep for half the film :), right? I love Elle as Aurora, not so sure… Read More »Maleficent – New Featurette “Playing A Princess”
A new featurette and two clips from Disney’s “Maleficent” have been released. We’re just about a week away from the opening of this retelling of Disney’s classic animated feature “Sleeping Beauty.” In this new behind the scenes featurette, we learn how the cast and filmmakers create one of the biggest battle scenes in the film.
Excited? Grab your Maleficent tickets now for the May 30th release.
Two new clips from the film are below the jump: