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James And The Giant Peach Blu-Ray Special Edition

James and The Giant Peach Blu-Ray coverThe combination Disney, Tim Burton, and Roald Dahl is a strange yet delightful film, with stop motion animation, live action and computer graphics.  Its a real treat for the eyes and even better on blu-ray. As with most Burton film’s and Dahl stories, although a children’s story, the tale has its darker moments so younger kids should probably skip it. The 79 minute film took ages to make because of the stop action sequences.  Parts of the film look grainy as a result but this is also a typical characteristic of all stop motion animation. The blu-ray picture and DTS-MA soundtrack are up to the usual high quality standards set by Disney. Continue reading

August 15, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Princess and The Frog Blu-Ray Combo

The Princess and The Frog Blu-Ray coverDisney’s classic animation, last seen in “Beauty and The Beast” (just announced on blu-ray) and “The Little Mermaid” is back and it looks and sounds great.  In the classic Disney tradition, John Lasseter, who now oversees most of Disney animation, decided to revive the drawn animation department and hired the crew from Mermaid and Beauty to work on this project.  The results are some of the best Disney animation we’ve seen in a long time. Continue reading

March 29, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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