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Despite being blasted by Pixar CEO Steve Jobs, Disney’s direct-to-video sequel, The Lion King 1-1/2, posted first day sales of 1.5 million units, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Consumers were obviously intrigued by the prospect of seeing the Lion King story retold from the perspective of characters Timon and Pumbaa, [...]
Disney revisits one of its most popular and profitable animated features by giving it a whole new slant in The Lion King 1 1/2, available today on DVD and VHS. Simba may have been crowned king of the Jungle, but it was everybody’s favorite warthog/meerkat pairing that stole the show [...]
If you’ve been waiting with bated breath for the original Star Wars trilogy to finally be released on DVD, your wait will soon be over. Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced that the films will be released as a four-disc set on Sept. 21 in the U.S. [...]
The Walt Disney Co. is apparently working hard to rub one of its animated classics the right way for a new DVD release. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is in the process of restoring the 1992 hit Aladdin for a double-disc debut in October. What’s more, Disney reportedly [...]
Miramax Home Entertainment and Buena Vista Home Entertainment are teaming up to release Paul McCartney: The Music and Animation Collection on DVD on April 13. The disc will include three animated classic children’s stories produced by Sir Paul McCartney, who also provides original music. In addition to the animated tales [...]
Fresh off its Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, Fine Line Features’ American Splendor makes its way to video shelves today. The HBO-produced biographic look at life of file clerk-turned-cult cartoonist Harvey Pekar has made many critics’ top ten lists for 2003 and earned Hope Davis a Best Supporting [...]
Magic Lantern Group Inc. has become the exclusive Canadian educational distributor of Scholastic Corp.’s VHS and DVD series The Magic School Bus. The award-winning property will join Magic Lantern’s library of more than 40,000 programs from 300 world-renowned producers including Disney Educational Media, Schlessinger, Annenberg/CPB and Dorling Kindersley. Effective in [...]
While a lot of comic book properties are becoming feature film franchises, the comic book industry itself is the subject of a new mockumentary from the star of Star Wars. Out on DVD and VHS today, Comic Book: The Movie is Mark Hamill’s heartfelt love letter to the world of [...]
Classic sci-fi, children’s tales and comedy are among the riches filling DVD racks this week. First up, Disney’s 1951 ani classic Alice in Wonderland. The two-disc release features a newly-restored audio track and crisp video from a high-definition master. Among the extras: I’m Odd, a newly discovered Cheshire Cat song; [...]
Among the many DVD releases coming to a video store near you this week are the fifth chapter in a successful kids’ anime franchise and the fifth season of a hit sci-fi TV series. Pokémon Heroes and Stargate SG1 join the list of the packaged to own. Pokémon Heroes chronicles [...]