‘Captain America,’ ‘Guardians’ and ‘Maleficent’ Stand Ground in Oscars Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that ten films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 87th Oscars, three of which are both Disney and/or Marvel properties. They are: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy and Maleficent. X-Men: Days of Future Past also remains in the running, with the other finalists being Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Godzilla, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Interstellar, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and Transformers: Age of Extinction.

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WATCH: ‘Maleficent’ Bonus Feature, ‘Creating the Horns’ Clip

'Maleficent' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a clip from one of the bonus features of Maleficent, available to own on November 4, 2014. The ‘Creating the Horns’ clip is from the bonus feature titled ‘Classic Couture’ and explores the creative process behind Maleficent’s iconic horns. You can find the clip embedded below.

After enchanting audiences around the world and grossing more than $700 million in worldwide box office, this live-action, fantasy adventure casts a wondrous new spell on Blu-ray and Digital HD, featuring stunning high definition picture and sound, plus spellbinding, all-new bonus features, including several deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes that take viewers deeper behind the scenes of the filmmaking magic.

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WATCH: ‘Art of Evil’ Bonus Clip from ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Diamond Edition

'Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition' on Blu-rayIn honor of the upcoming release of Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 7, 2014, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has shared a clip from one of the bonus features, ‘Art of Evil: Generations Of Disney Villains,’ which focuses on the art by Marc Davis behind Cruella de Vil and Maleficent as told by his widow Alice Estes Davis, legendary animator Andreas Deja and Lino DiSalvo, Animation Director of Frozen. You can find the clip embedded below.

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WATCH: ‘@DisneyAnimation: Artists in Motion’ Bonus from ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Diamond Edition

'Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition' on Blu-rayIn honor of the upcoming release of Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 7, 2014, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has shared one of the bonus features, the ‘@DisneyAnimation: Artists in Motion,’ which features animator Brittney Lee creating a 3D paper sculpture of Maleficent. You can find the clip embedded below.

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WATCH: ‘The Curse is Fulfilled’ Deleted Scene from ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Diamond Edition

'Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition' on Blu-rayIn honor of the upcoming release of Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 7, 2014, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has shared one of the bonus features, the ‘Arrival of Maleficent’ alternate clip as shown in animatics. You can find the clip embedded below.

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WATCH: ‘Arrival of Maleficent’ Alternate Scene from ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Diamond Edition

'Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition' on Blu-rayIn honor of the upcoming release of Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on October 7, 2014, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has shared one of the bonus features, the ‘Arrival of Maleficent’ alternate clip as shown in animatics. You can find the clip embedded below.

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‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ Power Disc Complete Gallery, Details

'it's a small world' Environment Power DiscsDisney Interactive today unveiled the complete lineup of Power Discs from its upcoming ‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ Marvel Super Heroes and Disney Originals editions, which will launch their first waves on September 23, 2014 and November 4, 2014 respectively. Full galleries of every Power Disc along with sample Toy Box screens will be featured below shortly. In addition, Disney Interactive has released a trailer featuring some of the power discs which you can find embedded below.

There will be a total of 82 new Power Discs released for Disney Infinity 2.0: 40 for Marvel and 42 for Disney Originals. In addition, all of the Disney Infinity 1.0 Power Discs will continue to be supported in the new version of the game.

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‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ Adds Falcon, Yondu to ‘Avengers,’ ‘Guardians’ Play Sets (Screens)

Disney Infinity 2.0: Falcon (Avengers Play Set)

With less than two weeks left until the launch of ‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes,’ Disney Interactive today is offering a first look at two more additions to the Marvel Super Heroes line-up. Joining the already assembled team will be Yondu, from Marvel’s box office hit Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America’s loyal ally, Falcon.

Character highlights include:

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WATCH: ‘Maleficent’ Bonus Feature, ‘Aurora: Becoming a Beauty’ Clip

'Maleficent' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a clip from one of the bonus features of Maleficent, available to own on November 4, 2014. The clip is from the bonus feature titled ‘Aurora: Becoming a Beauty’ and features Elle Fanning as she talks about her attraction to the character and role of Aurora. You can find the clip embedded below.

After enchanting audiences around the world and grossing more than $700 million in worldwide box office, this live-action, fantasy adventure casts a wondrous new spell on Blu-ray and Digital HD, featuring stunning high definition picture and sound, plus spellbinding, all-new bonus features, including several deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes that take viewers deeper behind the scenes of the filmmaking magic.

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‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ Go Goes ‘Big Hero 6′ with Baymax, Hiro, Power Disc (Photos, Screens, Video)

Disney Infinity 2.0: Hiro and Baymax from Big Hero 6

Disney Interactive today officially announced the inclusion of two of the stars from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014): Hiro and a fully armored Baymax. Along with the two Toy Box 2.0 figures, a power disc featuring the talents of chemistry wiz Honey Lemon was also announced. You can find additional photos of the figures, concept art, screens (which also include good looks at Medua’s boat from The Rescuers and Jim Hawkin’s surfboard from Treasure Planet), the trailer and more embedded below. The official descriptions (which apparently include a minor spoiler) for the newly announced figures and power disc are as follows:

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