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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.”

Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night

Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night

Tonight’s special on ABC has it all: we’ve got everyone’s favorite green ogre, Shrek. We’ve got the star of this weekend’s big blockbuster debut, Puss in Boots. We’ve got three frightening stories, lots of candy, and tons of various Halloween costumes. What does it all equal? Scared Shrekless! The DreamWorks Animation Halloween themed holiday special plays tonight at just-before-8pm; 7:58pm to be exact. Yes, that’s right, it means ABC is pushing around Dancing with the Stars — see, cartoons are that powerful! The special features three tales: The Bride of Gingy, Boot’s Motel, and The Shreksorcist, each attempting to scare the other story tellers. If you make it home from candy collecting in time, be sure to check (Shrek?) it out!

ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween

ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween

This Monday is of course the spookiest day of the year, Halloween! No doubt, you already have your Halloween costume picked out, and you’re set on raking in as much candy as possible. But ABC would like to remind you to get home before too late, in order to catch the annual airing of the new animated classic Scared Shrekless. In a weekend where the Shrek franchise is already hyped up once again thanks to the new Puss in Boots cinematic adventure, Scared Shrekless brings Team Green on a series of haunted story adventures, with Shrek hoping to prove that nothing can scare an Ogre. The special spooks ABC on Monday, October 31st – Halloween night – at just before 8pm (listed as “7:58pm” – two extra minutes of scary!)

Discuss Disney’s Tangled with Byron Howard and Nathan Greno

Discuss Disney's Tangled with Byron Howard and Nathan Greno

We’re lucky. We’re smack dab in the middle of a golden era of animation. There are dozens of cartoon channels, all types of animated films, and even a variety of animation formats, from CG to stop motion to traditional cel animation. As fans, this is a glorious time for all of us. So just imagine how amazing it must be to be part of the animation process! That’s just what lucky and talented folks like Byron Howard and Nathan Greno get to brag about, as two pair of directors finish off projects like Disney’s recent film, Tangled, now available on Blu-ray and DVD. Read this this Q&A segment with the Disney team, and get a glimpse of this golden era from their eyes.

Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD review

Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD review

After years of waiting (and hoping and pleading) Disney is finally bringing Bambi to Blu-ray. The fifth animated feature in the long line of Disney films, Bambi is truly a classic in all meanings of the word. The story is that of a young fawn and his journey to grow into an adult deer — both in the struggles with danger, and the more whimsical moments of finding friends, and love. It is a gorgeous representation of wildlife, completed in a fashion only Walt Disney could have pulled off, and presented to generation after generation of adoring fans. The Diamond Edition finally grants the ability for true HD visuals and the richest audio possible. So how did the new release fare?

Bambi Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD today

Bambi Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD today

In 1942, nearly 70 years ago, the world got it’s first glimpse of Walt Disney’s fifth animated feature, Bambi. Based on Felix Salten’s “Bambi, A Life in the Woods”, the story told the tale of Bambi, his parents, and his friends; Thumper, Flower, and Faline. Now today, March 1st, we can finally celebrate the home release of Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD, reliving the great classic, and welcoming a new generation to the “Bambi effect.” When was the first time you saw the movie?

Disney’s Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD

Disney's Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD

In a little more than one week, cartoon fans can relive a timeless classic as Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment brings Bambi Diamond Edition home on Blu-ray and DVD. Thankfully cracking free from the Disney vault (though surely for just a brief, limited time) Bambi Diamond Edition features the adorable wide-eyed fawn and his forest friends in Blu-ray high-definition for the first time, ever. And don’t forget all the special features! We’re talking about 2 never-before-seen deleted scenes and a deleted song that have remained hidden for over 50 years! There’s also a digital exclusive “The Golden Age” and much more! Get ready for this must-own coming-of-age story when Bambi comes to Blu-ray on March 1st.

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