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Walt Disney Records: Legacy collection

Walt Disney Records announced on May 6th that they are releasing a line of collectible CD’s on the anniversaries of of Disney’s most loved films.

Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including Pinocchio (75th), Fantasia (75th), Cinderella (65th), Lady and the Tramp (60th), Sleeping Beauty (55th), Mary Poppins (50th), The Lion King (20th), and Toy Story(20th), among others.”

Disney Starts Production on The Lion Guard

Disney Television Animation has just started production on a new animated TV movie and series titled The Lion Guard, which aims to continue the story of Disney’s 1994 Oscar-winning animated feature The Lion King. The series will be targeted towards kids aged 2 to 7 and their families. The TV movie is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2015, while the series will debut in early 2016 on Disney Junior and the Disney Channel.

The Lion King Diamond Edition Free Giveaway on Disney Blu-ray

The Lion King Diamond Edition Free Giveaway on Disney Blu-ray

By now, you know that Disney recently brought their modern animated epic, The Lion King, out to theaters recently, for a limited run – then made fans even happier, bringing the King home on Blu-ray in their highest quality package, The Lion King: Diamond Edition. There’s been a lot of excitement about the film – a lot of roaring, as it were. But now, we’re ready to unveil the best news of it all: ToonBarn is proud to present The Lion King Diamond Edition Free Giveaway! We’re going to make some ToonBarn fans very happy by sending them The Diamond Edition of the film on Blu-ray and DVD combo pack, all for free!! Anyone can enter, there are no age or location restrictions, so read on to find out how you can get YOUR hands on the grand prize!

The Lion King: Diamond Edition’s Circle of Life on Blu-Ray 3D and DVD

The Lion King: Diamond Edition's Circle of Life on Blu-Ray 3D and DVD

The Circle oF Life is one of the major themes in Disney’s modern day epic, the Lion King. Mufasa, the king of the Pride Lands, whose very throne is Pride Rock, seemingly stands on top of the world when he tours around the kingdom with his new son, Simba. But just as his brief story to his child goes, everything comes full circle, and one day, his time will pass. However, because the Circle of Life is so strong, his family, and life as a whole, will continue to flourish. It’s short and sweet, and maybe even a little bittersweet and sad at times, but the movie’s point is beautiful and amazingly well executed. And now that the film has hit theaters, left theaters, hit VHS, left VHS, hit DVD, left DVD, returned to theaters, left theaters, and finally hit a Blu-ray release, you can see the Circle of Life exists for the film, as well.

Hakuna Matata! Disney’s The Lion King 3D first time ever in theaters

Hakuna Matata! Disney's The Lion King 3D first time ever in theaters

Awesome animation, unforgettable story, award-winning music, beloved characters, etc, etc. It’s tough to top the accomplishments set forth in The Lion King, but Disney has somehow found a way to introduce an entire new dimension. …literally! The Lion King 3D hits select theaters today, Friday September 16th, for a limited edition two-week run. Simba and Mufasa detail the Circle of Life, Timon and Pumbaa teach us the ways of Hakuna Matata, Nala asks the question; Can you feel the love tonight, and so much more await fans, new and old, to this masterpiece of animation, and now’s the time to go see! So head over to the Pride Lands and take claim of Pride Rock for this special engagement of The Lion King 3D in theaters!

Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Rafiki, Scar, Pumbaa and Timon in 3D this Friday

Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Rafiki, Scar, Pumbaa and Timon in 3D this Friday

There are just days to go before Disney’s The Lion King makes a triumphant return to theaters. On September 16th, audiences in select theaters will be able hear the roars and watch the Circle of Life in a whole new dimension as the reworked film is proudly presented in 3D. The film made its original run almost two decades ago, in 1994, setting a tone for animated excellence that many feel has never been surpassed. Now, whether you’re seeing it for the first time, or simply getting reacquainted with old friends, the journey to Pride Rock will be momentous. Need a quick study guide to see who’s who? Read on!

Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons

Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons

There are a number of essential elements that make an animated film come together and lift it from the mundane to the level of awesome. From story structure to character design these important elements dictate the quality of the final product.  One such essential piece of an amazing animated film is the film’s soundtrack, particularly the film’s score.  We’ve seen in the Greatest Themes countdown how powerful music can be.  A film score is an instrumental music track that often lies quietly in the background but at other times can enhance your viewing of the action happening on the screen.  A truly amazing film score knows when to be quiet and when to blast out an audience’s ear drums.  There are hundreds of amazing film scores, from Gladiator to Tron Legacy and everything in between, but what are some of the best films scores written for animated films?

Disney’s The Lion King 3D in theaters September 16, Blu-ray October 4

Disney's The Lion King 3D in theaters September 16, Blu ray October-4

Often hailed as Disney’s masterpiece of the modern era, The Lion King has impressed audiences worldwide. The unforgettable story of Simba, a young lion cub, hoping to one day be like Mufasa, his father. The adventure goes so much deeper than that, however, and it’s a depth that Disney hopes to match with an entirely new dimension to the film; the third! On September 16th, the Lion King 3D will bring the Lion King back to theaters for the first time in years, now with all the visual depth and remastered audio you’d hope for. That same experience will be available on your home entertainment centers on October 4th, when Disney reveals The Lion King 3D Blu-ray. Read on for more details!

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