Corn Chips 1951 6:57 Chip 'n Dale crash Donald's house when he's making popcorn. They're a fun but light addition, which don't even place most of the lyrics onscreen. Starsky and Hutch: Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson team up for this enjoyably lazy buddy comedy, a 2004 big-screen prequel of the 1970s small-screen series. Their visuals remain true to cartoons' established looks, only they're a lot sharper, cleaner, and better defined than before. The Little Mermaid: Love for a handsome prince drives a teenage mermaid to disobey her father and make a risky deal with a sea witch to become human for three days. Pluto's Christmas Tree 1952 6:46 One of the last and best shorts in Mickey's original run, this fun cartoon brings Chip 'n Dale inside Mickey's home, to Pluto's irritation, via the Christmas tree that Mickey chops down.
Colin Salmon plays Fanon in scenes that are intercut with archival footage of Fanon. Long shots just don't seem to match the otherwise highly satisfying transfer. The funny cast includes Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Terry Crews, Juliette Lewis, and Patton Oswalt. But Disney tries to avoid complication wherever possible and so it's a widescreen-only release for the title attraction. A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet Rooney Mara , is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol Cate Blanchett , an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage. Eddie Redmayne stars as Newt Scamander, a magizoologist opposing the rise of pure-blood wizards. One of Disney's best, most substantial, and most rewatchable shorts, it's joined by other enduring highlights from Mickey and friends' classic short film reign.
Nonetheless, these aren't shorts that are driven by their soundtracks and these presentations are preferable to the redubbings and remixes Disney has occasionally performed in places. The picture is perfectly stable, steady, sharp, and clean. Carol — 2015 Directed by: Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacey The Film: An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York. The far older others sport terrific video, too, and not just for their age. This oddly-styled, Flash-animated toon sees Mickey to try to climb the Swiss Alps to get to Minnie while staying quiet to avoid an avalanche. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our and © 2019 Advance Ohio. Many of those, though, haven't even been remastered or presented in high definition.
The Blu-ray is equipped with Disney Intermission, a pause-enhancing feature the studio has grown fond of. Criticized in some quarters for being far-left propaganda intended to make Hungarians look bad, it was directed by Kornel Mundruczo, twice a winner at the Cannes Film Festival. And as long as they were mining their famous personalities, Disney would have Goofy play the ghost of Marley, Jiminy Cricket, Willie the giant from Fun and Fancy Free, and Pete the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. A few have turned up as bonus features on animated films to which they are thematically related. But what is undeniable is the outstanding work by the two stars, who make these opposites attractive. Lee Ermey , Willard trains an army of rats to do his bidding.
The short even goes further, placing supporting characters from The Wind in the Willows and Robin Hood in fitting minor roles. The two discs open with trailers for The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition, Frozen, and Planes, followed by an anti-smoking spot. The case is topped by a slipcover with an embossed and glittery face. Additional ads promote Disney Movie Rewards, Disney Parks, Monsters University, The Little Mermaid sequels 2-Movie Collection, Mary Poppins: 50th Anniversary Edition, and Tinker Bell's The Pirate Fairy. The film ends with a setup for a sequel, but it flopped at the box office, killing plans for a second film. Released March 5 in a Special Edition with two Blu-ray discs containing four films.
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Ohio. Thankfully, Christmas Carol doesn't suffer from anywhere near as indiscriminate digital noise reduction. How has no one thought to employ such a design for a holiday title before?! While Carol breaks free from the confines of marriage, her husband Kyle Chandler begins to question her competence as a mother as her involvement with Therese and close relationship with her best friend Abby Sarah Paulson come to light. The five bonus shorts are also presented in full 1080p high definition and with the same level of care. As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims and their connection deepens. The holidays bring out the best in some and Disney appears to be among them, with Tuesday yielding their first Blu-ray release consisting entirely of short films.
If you'd like, feel free to also count the 2009 repackaging of Mickey's Magical Christmas. There has never been a compilation devoted just to shorts. This short was Mickey Mouse's first piece of theatrical animation in over thirty years. The creative menu unwraps a present to reveal clips from Mickey's Christmas Carol inside. The concept of adapting Charles Dickens' immortal 1843 novella was not new, but not yet played out in the early 1980s. This 1967 adventure is rated G, but that should be taken with a huge grain of salt, given the numerous scenes of the lovely star in skimpy or see-through costumes. You'd suspect that Blu-ray would choose the matted widescreen version and indeed it does, albeit matting even further to 1.
Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask: Psychoanalytic theorist and activist Frantz Fanon 1925-1961 , a prominent anti-colonialist thinker, describes his theories on identity and race in this 1995 docudrama. Even those treated to exemplary restorations in the Walt Disney Treasures line show clear improvement here. . More significant than that colorful, entertaining presentation is the assembly of talent behind the scenes. He also spent one year studying at Sogang University's well-known Korean Language program. Since 2011, Tyler has been living and working in Seoul, South Korea as a freelance English teacher and writer. Mistreated by his ailing mother and abusive boss R.
Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival: This 2016 contains a series of deep discussions with postmodern feminist Donna Haraway, an emerita professor in both the history of consciousness department and the feminist studies department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. With that said, the entire lot runs just 58 minutes 54 and change if you want to exclude the 2013 Disney Channel short and only 62 if you want to count the bonus music videos. This is one release that could use that information. Despite his titular status, Mickey holds a supporting role as Bob Cratchit. He started one of the Pacific Northwest's first Korean Cinema Clubs out of the University of Idaho in 2004, where he also spent a year abroad studying Japanese at Nagasaki University of Foreign Languages. A union of two entities as widely beloved as Dickens' A Christmas Carol and Disney animation is bound to delight and this doesn't disappoint, no matter how many times you've been exposed to the tale or of this particular incarnation. But it does not add the Disney Intermission shorts, not even as just bonus videos.
The part of Ebenezer Scrooge, of course, is filled by Scrooge McDuck, a miserly millionaire until then predominantly featured in comic books as the uncle of Donald Duck and great-uncle of triplets Huey, Dewey, and Louie. At the same time, if you have any hopes of seeing more classic Disney animated shorts on Blu-ray, you've got to buy this. Meet the Baby Animals: Cute little creatures are the theme of this collection of six adventures from four Nick Jr. Originally shown in theaters before a reissue of The Rescuers, Mickey's Christmas Carol is something of a landmark in Disney animation. Yodelberg fills the now-standard 1. This set would be a no-brainer recommendation at half the price or with twice as much content.