The Nightmare Before Christmas: Collector's Edition

September 3, 2008 // 0 Comments

An enchanting tale that is a prime candidate to show off Blu-Ray's incredible definition, image clarity and color range, "The Nightmare Before Christmas" has long become a fan favorite with a huge following and is a film that I have eagerly [...]


August 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Anime has long been a morality play watchdog, explicitly casting the limelight upon a rapidly-accelerating tech world, ironic when you consider Japan has always been at the industrial forefront, not just internally but on an international level. [...]

The Sword in the Stone: 45th Anniversary Edition

July 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Walt Disney's interpretation of the Arthurian legend has always been considered one of his lesser productions. Based on the novel by T.H. White, "The Sword in the Stone" follows a young Arthur in his early adventures with Merlin the wizard. [...]

The Animation Show: Volume 3

June 13, 2008 // 0 Comments

It may be the greatest lost art of contemporary mainstream cinema. In the 1920s and 1930s, the short-form animated film was an integral part of the movie-going experience. With Felix the Cat, Betty Boop, and Mickey Mouse, movie studios created memorable [...]

Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers: The Collection Volume 1

June 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

"In 2086, two peaceful aliens journeyed to Earth, seeking our help. In return, they gave us the plans for our first hyperdrive, allowing mankind to open the doors to the stars…." So begins the prologue on each episode of "Adventures [...]

101 Dalmatians: 2-Disc Platinum Edition

March 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

Having not seen Walt Disney's "101 Dalmatians" since I was probably about eight years old, I was anxious to see how it has held up after all these years in Buena Vista's latest Platinum Edition DVD. To my delight, not only has it held [...]

Ice Age

March 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

Though not exactly know as a studio that produces a lot of animated features, occasionally 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment does have such a film in their repertoire. The original "Ice Age" is such a film, and after having spawned a decent [...]

Beowulf: Director's Cut

March 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

All right, kids. This ain't your grandpa's "Beowulf." Most everyone is familiar with the epic, Old English poem, if for no other reason than that it was required reading in their high school English class. While the poem has become [...]

Beowulf: Director's Cut

March 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Robert Zemeckis was the driving force behind "The Polar Express, " in which he explored new grounds in computer animation. Unlike the Pixar approach in which everything is created from scratch, essentially, by the skills of modelers, texture [...]

Dragonlance: Dragons Of Autumn Twilight

January 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

About 20 years ago I was reading a trilogy of fantasy novels based on the AD&D universe. As you can imagine, these novels were Tracy Hickman's and Margret Weiss' novels that made up the first "Dragonlance" trilogy. I was enchanted [...]
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