Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s confirmation of nothing to announce for the 3D Blu-ray edition of Disney’s Frozen has made fans feel as though they were left out in the cold, with many resorting to order the 3D edition from overseas, amidst fears of ‘double-dipping.’ Although there has been no official announcement, marketing materials obtained by Stitch Kingdom have indeed confirmed plans for an October 2014 release of the 3D Blu-ray/DVD release of Frozen.
Last week we released a detailed list of bonus features that will appear on the Blu-ray release of The Pirate Fairy, the newest entry in the Pixie Hollow series of films featuring Tinker Bell and her fairy friends. Included in our list of bonus features was an all-new short titled ‘Pixie Hollow Bake-off,’ despite it never appearing in any of Disney’s official documentation for the release.
As it turns out, the new short, which features Food Network personality Giada De Laurentiis as a pixie chef named Geleta, will actually be part of an exclusive bonus DVD of Pixie Hollow shorts sold by Walmart,
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a first-look at one of the deleted scenes that will be available on the Saving Mr. Banks blu-ray (available to own on March 18, now available for pre-order). Titled ‘Pamela Leaves,’ the scene features Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers contemplating leaving Los Angeles when she’s confronted by Tom Hanks as Walt Disney. It’s worth noting that according to information that we previously shared regarding the bonus features, there should be about a minute more of the film in the actual blu-ray clip.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released an extended five-minute long sneak peek clip from its upcoming film from DisneyToon Studios, The Pirate Fairy, available to own on April 1, 2014 (pre-order). In the clip, pixie dust fairy-turned-pirate Zarina returns to Pixie Hollow with a couple of surprises in store for its inhabitants. You can find the clip embedded below.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a new clip from its upcoming film from DisneyToon Studios, The Pirate Fairy, available to own on April 1, 2014 (pre-order). In the clip, titled ‘Switched Talents,’ Tinker Bell and the rest of her Pixie Hollow friends notice that something is amiss and soon realize that Zarina has managed to cause a little confusion between the pixies’ talents.
We have obtained a list of bonus features, running times and descriptions for DisneyToon Studios’ The Pirate Fairy, the newest Pixie Hollow film, available to own on April 1, 2014 (pre-order). You can find the list of bonus features which include deleted scenes and shorts below.
I had the pleasure meeting Walt Disney Studios Chief Technology Officer Jamie Voris via a teleconference yesterday evening during which he guided me step by step through the iOS version of ‘Disney Movies Anywhere’ (formerly Disney Studio All Access), the company’s hotly anticipated digital rights system for movie portability. Built upon a foundation of Disney’s proprietary digital rights management system, KeyChest, Voris explained that the key is modularity. Although the system is being launched as ‘Phase One’ with support for desktops (Flash video) and Apple iOS devices via iTunes, it should be straightforward for them to partner with any content provider on most devices. The app even supports Apple TV via iCloud and AirPlay support. The service officially launched today, coinciding with the digital release of Frozen as well as the Blu-ray release of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has shared a new clip from one of the bonus features for the home video release of Frozen (available for (pre-order) titled ‘D’frosted: Disney’s Journey From Hans Christian Andersen to Frozen.‘ The clip features directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee alongside Disney Legend, Imagineer Alice Davis as they pore over some of the original illustrations created by her late husband and also-Disney Legend, Marc Davis.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has shared one of the bonus features for the home video release of Frozen (available for (pre-order) titled ‘Dressing Room’ along with an introduction by directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. The clip, which is presented in animatic form using scratch voices, gives us a glimpse of what life might have been like should Elsa and Anna grown up with each other.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has shared one of the bonus features for the home video release of Frozen (available for (pre-order) titled ‘Meet Kristoff’ in which Anna and the ice man make acquaintances via alternate means. Also of note is that Kristoff does not appear to speak as Sven when conversing with him. It is presented here in animatic form using scratch voices as it was probably discarded earlier on in the production process.