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:
Marvel announced today that Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season One will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD on September 9 and, along with all 22 episodes of the season, it is jam packed with special features. Pre-order it today via Amazon.
The Assembling the Universe special that aired earlier this year, a special look at the first appearance of AoS at the San Diego Comic-Con as well as five behind the scenes featurettes for favorite scenes from the show:
“The Malibu Jump”
“Asgardian Bar Fight”
Special features also include a visual effects breakdown, episode commentaries, deleted scenes and a gag reel.
August 19 sees the digital release of Captain America: Winter Solider on Digital 3D, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere. The movie will be released on Blu-ray and DVD alongside Agents of SHIELD on September 9.
Special features include:
– Making-of Featurettes
– Audio Commentary
– Deleted Scenes
– And More…
Did you notice the same thing I did about this list? It’s missing a Marvel One-Shot. In fact, Entertainment Weekly announced that Winter Soldier will not have a One-Shot attached to it and Marvel confirmed it on Twitter.
The Monsters University will be officially released on October 29th, 2013, but you can pre-order it today via Amazon. Your purchase through that link supports The Disney Blog and is very appreciated.
Full details on the DVD below the jump:
Monsters University has been in theaters for a few weeks now. Have you seen it? Disney hopes so, but just in case, Pixar has released three of the sort of videos you typically see as part of the DVD Special Features to show you a bit of the behind the scenes magic that made the movie possible