Tag Archives: DVD

Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

At last it’s time for a last looky-loo at one of Disney’s most successful schemes to get our money: The Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s Gift Set (2005). Yes, it’s everything you had done without for so long but couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Aladdin Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

And we’re back with another item from the wonderful minds of Disney marketing that you just didn’t know you needed until you knew you needed it: the Aladdin Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set (2004). I’ve shared my Lion King … Continue reading

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The Lion King Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

For awhile, Disney was playing a game with movie collectors. First they would release a regular DVD version of the movie. This would have one disc and not many extras. Keep in mind, this was before the days of Blu-ray. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The 1924 Silent Film Peter Pan

In 1924, a 23-year old Walt Disney was captivated by a silent film entitled Peter Pan. It was an adaption of a stage play written by the original author of the story, Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. It would … Continue reading

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H. R. Pufnstuf – The Complete Series DVD

Have you ever wondered what kind of crazy things you would see if you were strung out on drugs? Maybe yellow dragons? Talking trees? How about a golden flute with diamond acne? According to the world of Sid & Marty … Continue reading

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Cinderella Collector’s DVD Gift Set

I’d like to start by saying that the promises of Blu-ray have been overstated and under-realized. The claim of better picture quality and sound along with increased storage capacity were supposed to bring a whole new world to home entertainment. … Continue reading

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The Grasshopper and the Ants Record-Reader

From WDP comes a Capitol Records release of a truly entertaining Silly Symphony: The Grasshopper and the Ants. Released in 1934, this was one of Aesop’s fables, reimagined by the animators of Walt Disney. A Capitol Record-Reader was a cherished … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Being Elmo

A Puppeteer’s Journey      This documentary on Kevin Clash, the man behind, or underneath, Elmo, was very interesting. It was done in 2011, just one year before allegations against him would bring about his resignation from Sesame Street. But I … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Mickey Parades for ABBA

As many of my readers know, I have varied tastes. But I’m always on the lookout for that elusive Disney tie-in in whatever I’m watching! And just recently I was watching ABBA – The Movie and found a familiar Disney … Continue reading

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DVD Review: No Ordinary Family

I picked this up recently because I liked the concept (superheros are my kryptonite, ha ha) and because it starred Michael Chiklis (who gets super strength and invulnerability) from The Shield and the first two Fantastic Four films. And it … Continue reading

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