‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ on Blu-ray December 4

'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' on Disney Blu-rayAhead of any official announcement, the official Facebook page for The Odd Life of Timothy Green has announced that it will be released on Disney Blu-ray on December 4, 2012 — a date also confirmed by Amazon.com. As no official announcement has yet been made, no details on any bonus features are available at this time but we will update as they become available to us. See below for details on bonus features.

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‘Peter Pan Diamond Edition’ Takes Flight on Blu-ray February 5, 2013

'Peter Pan Diamond Edition' on Disney Blu-rayAhead of any official announcement from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, the official Peter Pan Facebook fan page reports that Peter Pan: Diamond Edition will never land on Disney Blu-ray on February 5, 2013. The movie, with little more than a placeholder, is available to pre-order now on Amazon.com.

Since no official announcement has been made at this time, bonus features are unknown but we are unhappy to report that from what we have learned thus far, there will be no additional features including in the Blu-ray edition of the film, although we sincerely hope we are wrong. We also expect Return to Never Land to be released at the same time.

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Sneak Peek: ‘Cinderella Diamond Edition’ Bonus Features, Alternate Opening and ‘Real Fairy Godmother’

'Cinderella' Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray/DVDCourtesy of Walt Disney Studios UK, where the Cinderella Diamond Edition Blu-ray has already released, we catch a (literal) glimpse of some of the bonus features that will be available when the Blu-ray is released on October 2, 2012.

Among the new bonus features are an introduction to the film presented by Diane Disney Miller, a recently discovered alternate opening and a segment titled ‘The Real Fairy Godmother,’ a documentary that examines the life of Mary Alice O’Connor who married Disney animator and Imagineer Ken O’Connor and inspired the character of Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother.

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‘People Like Us’ on Blu-ray October 2

'People Like Us' on Blu-ray/DVDFrom the studio that brought you the award-winning blockbuster The Help, comes an emotional and inspirational story about a young man’s journey of self discovery as he connects with a family he barely knows. Starring Chris Pine (Star Trek), Elizabeth Banks (Hunger Games), Olivia Wilde (Tron) and Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows), DreamWorks Pictures releases People Like Us, a must-own, heartfelt and relatable story – on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, Digital and On-Demand on October 2, 2012 and now available for pre-order from Amazon.com.

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First Look: Tinker Bell and Periwinkle Characters from Disney Parks; New ‘Secret of the Wings’ Clips

Tinker Bell and Periwinkle at Disney ParksThe official Disney Parks blog today shared this first image of Tinker Bell and Periwinkle /aka/ Peri /aka/ Tink’s sister as they will appear at both Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland in mid-September (September 17 in Orlando according to this site, to be precise).

Peri will be joining Tink in Pixie Hollow in honor of their upcoming 3D Blu-ray release, Secret of the Wings, available to own on October 23, 2012. For Tinker Bell and the other warm season fairies, the Winter Woods remains a mysterious and forbidden place. Secret of the Wings takes audiences on an amazing journey of discovery with Tink, into this forbidden world where she discovers a magical secret that changes her life forever.

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‘Avengers’ Bonus Features Sneak Peek: Behind the Scenes, Extended Scene

'Avengers' on Disney 3D Blu-rayMarvel UK/Ireland (NYSE:DIS) has posted a few sneak peeks of the bonus features from the upcoming release of Marvel’s The Avengers, available to own on Disney 3D Blu-ray on September 25. The movie is also included as part of the ten-disc Phase One – Avengers Assembled collectors edition.

The first couple of previews are from the ‘Assembling the team from Marvel Avengers‘ bonus feature and provide a behind-the-scenes look at creating the film, with this segment focusing on Samuel L. Jackson as S.H.I.E.L.D. head Nick Fury. The clip also features commentary on Jackson by writer/director Joss Whedon as well as fellow cast member Mark Ruffalo:

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‘Brave’ 3D Blu-Ray Bonus Features to Include New ‘Mor’du’ Short, Alternate Opening, Bloopers and Much More

'Brave' on Disney 3D Blu-rayDisney/Pixar (NYSE:DIS) proudly announces the Blu-ray™ hi-def debut of Brave, the year’s #1 animated movie and Pixar Animation Studio’s 13th consecutive hit, on November 13, 2012. A breathtaking adventure that has entertained audiences of all ages, the stunning Blu-ray release of Brave includes hours of all-new bonus material, extraordinary behind the scenes features, extended and deleted scenes, a mysterious and exciting, new short film, The Legend of Mor’du, and much more.

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‘Brave’ Targets November 13 for 3D Blu-Ray Release Date

'Brave' on Disney 3D Blu-RayAlthough there have been widely speculated rumors that Disney/Pixar’s Brave would be coming to 3D Blu-ray/DVD on November 6 — with no official announcement to date — the first date we have managed to find from an official source is actually one week later, November 13, 2012.

The news comes to us from DisneyStore.com which has begun listing the 2-disc ‘Collector’s Edition‘ version of the release for pre-order. While that particular release is limited to just a 2D version of the film on Blu-ray as well as DVD, Amazon.com is listing multiple versions, including the 5-disc ‘Ultimate Collector’s Edition‘ which features the 3D Blu-ray version of the film along with the 2D version, DVD and digital copy.

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EXCLUSIVE: Richard Sherman on ‘The Aristocats’ and the Best Song You Never Heard

Richard Sherman © Disney EnterprisesYesterday, I had the distinct honor of speaking with Disney (and all-around) legend Richard Sherman, half of the Sherman Brothers, one of the most beloved and prolific songwriting teams whose music has been known and loved by generations of fans from all walks of life.

The occasion for our petit chat is the upcoming re-release of The Aristocats from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on August 21, 2012. Available for the first time ever in Blu-ray high-definition format. The exciting tale takes place in the heart of Paris where a kind and eccentric millionairess, wills her entire estate to ‘Duchess,’ a high society cat, and her three kittens. When the bumbling butler Edgar tries to pull off the ultimate catnap caper in order to secure the fortune for himself, it’s up to alley cat Thomas O’Malley and his band of swingin’ jazz cats to save the day.

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Disney to Release ‘New’ Music from ‘The Aristocats,’ ‘The Rescuers’

Disney's Lost ChordsWe first told reported plans for Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s plans to release the animated classics The Aristocats andThe Rescuers for the first time on Blu-ray back in May. Today we have learned in conjunction with the films’ release on August 21, Walt Disney Music will also be releasing rarely heard music from the soundtrack of the films, which never made it to the final production in a series called ‘The Lost Chords.’

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