Feb 152014
 

**I was sent a copy of The Jungle Book at no charge in exchange for my honest review. No monetary compensation was exchanged and all opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way**

On February 11th, Disney released one of their classics for the first time in high definition with new breathtaking picture and sound restorations: The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition.

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For the first time ever on Blu-ray with glorious digital high definition, Disney’s Jumpin’ Jungle Classic has never looked so lush or sounded so good. This set includes all of the beloved characters and swinging music but now also has new behind-the-scenes bonus features as well.

Viewers can meet the most unforgettable characters and embark on a thrilling adventure with Mowgli as he journeys deep into the jungle and learns “The Bare Necessities” of life from happy-go-lucky Baloo the bear. They’ll also meet Bagheera, the wise old panther, and crazy King Louie, the orangutan… but watch out for the cunning tiger Shere Khan and Kaa, the ssssneakiest snake in the jungle!

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Dec 142013
 

**I was sent a copy of this movie at no charge in exchange for my honest review. No monetary compensation was exchanged and all opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way**

THE LONE RANGER

On Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital HD, and On-Demand December 17, 2013

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Time is Ticking, the Tension is High,
and the Ultimate Showdown Between Good and Evil is About to Explode!

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 Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in The Lone Ranger, from Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Director Gore Verbinski. It’s a wild ride of high velocity action, explosions and gunfights that brings the famed masked legend to life through brand-new eyes. The Lone Ranger (Hammer), the last of his kind, teams with Tonto (Depp), a dark and mysterious vigilante, to seek vengeance after justice has failed them. It’s a runaway train of epic surprises, as these two unlikely heroes must learn to work together before the ultimate showdown between good and evil explodes. Continue reading »

Dec 142013
 

**I was sent a copy of Mary Poppins at no charge in exchange for my honest review. No monetary compensation was exchanged and all opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way**

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Releasing from the Disney Vault in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, creative visionary Walt Disney’s classic shines for the first time on Blu-ray. Starring Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews in her Academy-Award winning role, and featuring iconic toe-tapping songs including “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” Mary Poppins is a movie experience your family will enjoy again and again. An all-new digital restoration adds even more magic – helping bring the award-winning songs and amazing picture to life like never before. Share the music; share the magic; share the joy of Mary Poppins this holiday on Blu-ray Combo Pack & HD Digital December 10. Continue reading »

Nov 162013
 

Disclosure:  I received a copy of this movie in exchange for this post.  All opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way.

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The world of Cars takes flight in Planes, Disney’s high-flying animated comedy revved up with action and adventure.  Join Dusty, a crop duster with sky-high dreams and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take on the world’s fastest flyers in the greatest air race ever. Dusty has a huge heart but two big problems…he’s not exactly built for speed, plus he’s afraid of heights.  His courage is put to the ultimate test as this unlikely hero aims higher than he ever imagined. With a little help from his friends, Dusty finds the courage to be more than he was built for—and the inspiration to soar. Continue reading »

Oct 262013
 

Disclosure:  I received a copy of this movie in exchange for this post.  All opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way.

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This Fall, Disney•Pixar celebrates homecoming with the release of Monsters University on Digital HD and Digital HD 3D on October 8, 2013, followed by the 4-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, 3-Disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on October 29, 2013.

After scaring up big laughs in theaters, the in-home release of “Monsters University” opens its doors to the movie in stunning high definition Blu-ray, and provides hours of all-new bonus material, in-depth behind the scenes features, deleted scenes, the animated theatrical short “The Blue Umbrella” and much more. Directed by Dan Scanlon (“Cars,” “Mater and the Ghostlight,” “Tracy”), produced by Kori Rae (“Up,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters, Inc.”), and written by Dan Scanlon and Robert Baird & Dan Gerson (“Monsters, Inc.”), “Monsters University” marks Pixar’s 14th consecutive film to debut at number one at the box office.
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Oct 052013
 

**Disclosure:  I received a copy of this movie in exchange for this post.  All opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way**

What’s better than a feature length Phineas and Ferb movie? A Phineas and Ferb movie that also features four of my favorite Marvel characters (Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Spider-Man).   My kids and I are big fans of Phineas & Ferb AND Marvel super heros, so we were pretty excited to watch this!

Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel

After Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s latest “-inator” scheme accidentally removes the powers of some very well-known Marvel Super Heroes (Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, and Hulk), the heroes enter the world of Danville and team up with Phineas and Ferb to relocate their powers, defeat the Marvel Super Villains (Red Skull, MODOK, Whiplash and Venom) – who have also shown up to steal Doofenshmirtz’s power-draining technology – and save Danville from ultimate destruction!

HULK, SPIDER-MAN, THE BEAK, THOR, IRON MAN

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Sep 282013
 

Disclosure:  I received a copy of this movie in exchange for this post.  All opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way

I am so excited that Disney is releasing The Little Mermaid from the Disney vault!  The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack is being released October 1st!  The Little Mermaid is one of my all time favorite Disney films.  It was first in theaters back in 1989 (man, I just dated myself) and I remember watching it on VHS with my sister over and over and over again.  Now I get to share this classic with my own kids.

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This fall, The Walt Disney Studios invites families everywhere to rediscover the film that gave voice to a whole generation as “The Little Mermaid” splashes its way into homes for the first time ever on Blu-ray™ for a limited time only. One of the most celebrated animated musical films of all time and two-time Academy Award®-winner (Best Original Score and Best Original Song “Under the Sea,” 1989), “The Little Mermaid” tells the magical tale of the mermaid princess Ariel and her lovable underwater friends, Sebastian and Flounder. Now, viewers can experience Ariel’s adventures like never before with sparkling high definition picture and sound, then explore the making of this modern family classic with all-new bonus treasures. Continue reading »

Aug 312013
 

Disney’s beloved and adorable ‘Buddies’ are back in a hilarious all-new movie for the whole family — ‘SUPER BUDDIES debuts August 27, 2013, on Blu ray Combo Pack and DVD.  An action-packed canine adventure, ‘Super Buddies’ stars the world’s most adorable talking puppies – Rosebud, B-Dawg, Budderball, Buddha and Mudbud, as caped crusaders em’barking’ on their biggest adventure ever.

An ordinary day at Fernfield Farms turns extraordinary when Budderball, Mudbud, B-Dawg, Buddha and Rosebud discover mysterious rings that grant them each a unique super power. Before you can say, “Buddies, assemble,” the pups unleash their amazing abilities and race to the rescue when a shape-shifting bully from outer space threatens the planet. But can they succeed in kicking major tail without revealing their new secret identities? Continue reading »

Aug 032013
 

This summer hit the beach like it’s 1969!

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School’s out, surf’s up and Disney Channel is taking a dip into the teen beach party movie genre with “Teen Beach Movie,” a modern “no more complications, just good vibrations,” break into song and dance comedy in which surfer girl McKenzie and her boyfriend Brady literally go into a classic surf movie musical where it’s bikers versus surfers — and they’re in for trouble if they don’t back down. While they hatch a plan to get back home to present day, the duo try to blend in as everyone around them spontaneously breaks into song and dance. But when they interfere with the plot of the movie, their fate may be changed forever. Continue reading »

May 272013
 

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Quest for the Crystal Mickey

Released: May 21, 2013

Studio: Disney

Running Time: 126 minutes

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Join Mickey, Minnie, Pluto and all their pals in the newest Clubhouse crusade. When the legendary Crystal Mickey goes missing, Mickey and friends go on an adventure to save the Clubhouse from losing its magic. Grab your hat, buckle your seatbelt, and get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure in “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: The Quest for the Crystal Mickey!”

There’s no time to lose after greedy Plunderin’ Pete snatches the legendary Crystal Mickey statue from the Clubhouse. Without this sparkly statue’s magic, the Clubhouse will disappear forever!

Can the world’s most extraordinary hero “Kansas City Mickey,” get the magical statue back in time? Only with help from young viewers at home…and the right Mouseketools can Mickey journey across the Sandy Desert, brave the Rushing River and make his way through the Hidden Jungle. But watch out for Pete’s trickiest traps!

Full of magic and mystery, the DVD includes four extra episodes of Disney Junior’s Emmy®-nominated series “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse”. Continue reading »

May 112013
 

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The Doctor is in! 

“Doc McStuffins: Time for Your Check Up!,” the second DVD compilation for Disney Junior’s hit animated TV series “Doc McStuffins,” will debut May 7, 2013.  A must-add to the family viewing collection, the DVD comes packaged with 5 fun-filled episodes and a FREE growth chart!

2012’s #1 cable TV series in Kids 2-5, “Doc McStuffins” tells the story of a nurturing six-year-old girl who heals stuffed animals and broken toys out of her backyard playhouse clinic.  Assisting Doc at the clinic are her trusty team of lovable stuffed animals including: Stuffy, an overly proud dragon; Lambie, her  cuddly best friend lamb; Hallie, a jolly and caring  hippo nurse; and Chilly, a snowman who spends a lot of time getting check-ups at the clinic.  Whether it’s a case of loose stitching, low batteries or a blow-up toy who has sprung a leak, Doc and her pals are always there to lend a helping hand, while imparting to young viewers the importance of taking care of oneself and others.

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Dec 172011
 

Start the New Year with America’s favorite sponge and enjoy wintery fun in this all-new DVD, SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off.  In “Frozen Face-Off,” while everyone in Bikini Bottom participates in a race to the South Pole, Plankton makes another attempt to get his hands on the secret formula and end the Krusty Krab’s fast-food supremacy for good.  In addition to this epic battle, enjoy six other episodes from the current eighth season of SpongeBob SquarePants.  As an added treat, enjoy four bonus episodes from Nickelodeon’s hit series, T.U.F.F. Puppy and Fanboy and Chum Chum. SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off is available on DVD on Jan. 3, 2012!

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Dec 102011
 

I grew up watching Looney Tunes.  I remember racing home from school to watch it and loving every minute of it.  It makes me so happy that now my kids can enjoy the hilarious characters in The Looney Tunes Show Season One Volume 2,  which was just released on DVD December 6th! Did you know that there are all new episodes of the Looney Tunes that air on the Cartoon Network?

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Nov 262011
 

Did you grow up watching The Smurfs?  I did.  I would sit with my sister every Saturday morning while we were growing up and patiently wait for them to come on.  These days, I’ve been known to watch The Smurfs with my own kids (on Boomerang).  When I heard that Warner Brothers Home Video released the The Smurfs Holiday Celebration DVD on October 4th of this year and that I was going to get a copy to review with my family, I was thrilled.

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Nov 262011
 

One of the shows I remember enjoying when I was growing up, was ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.  Every year my sister, brother and I would anxiously wait for it to come on tv.  Lucky for my kids, technology has advanced quite a bit and Warner Home Video just released the 1974 classic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on Blu-Ray/DVD!   I know there are a lot of holiday classics out there, but for me, this is one of my absolute favorites and I was so excited to be able to watch it with my own children. 

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Nov 192011
 

ONE SMALL STEP FOR MICKEY…ONE GIANT LEAP FOR THE CLUBHOUSE!

This November, parents and their preschoolers are invited to blast  off with Mickey and pals on a rocketship full of fun in Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s newest release of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Space Adventure, a new, full-length intergalactic adventure that takes the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse gang – Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Daisy – into outer space on a search for the ultimate space treasure. Packaged with a surprise, never-before-seen “Goofy’s Thinking Cap” episode and fun, glow-in-the-dark space-themed stickers, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse:  Space Adventure will be available for purchase as a 2-Disc (DVD + Digital Copy) Combo Pack November 8, 2011.

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Nov 192011
 

This coming holiday, Disney invites audiences of all ages to make Prep and Landing (the all-new modern classic Christmas tale) part of their family’s “must own” holiday-viewing collection! Arriving to DVD on November 22, 2011, Prep and Landing is the perfect blend of Christmas spirit, humor and entertaining characters that will keep the entire family grinning from ear-to-ear. Complete with two new bonus shorts – “Tiny’s Big Adventure” and “Operation Secret Santa” (which features Betty White as the voice of Mrs. Clause) – Prep and Landing will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.99 in the U.S. and $24.99 in Canada. It’s the perfect stocking stuffer for all ages!

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