Sleeping Beauty AVAILABLE NOW on Blu-Ray for less than $1 BILLION

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Back from the vault!! Sleeping Beauty!!!!!!!

OKLAHOMA CITY – When I executed the Epic Disney Watchfest last year, it was clear that one movie by far was the most gorgeous: Sleeping Beauty. Walt Disney nearly broke his studio producing the film, to great avail – his investment gave us a masterpiece for all time. As I wrote in my original review:

Despite the costly nature of inking, it also has a huge benefit. Namely, the art in this thing is luscious. There are fantastic character designs, rich sets, and incredibly detailed and beautiful outdoor landscapes. I specifically remember most of the scenes in the woods as standouts. In a nutshell, this movie makes me feel the same way I did during Avatar – I just can’t believe someone was able to make a movie so visually impactful.

Forsooth, SB is amazing. Add in the native widescreen presentation and it is a shoe-in purchase for any lovers of Disney, animation, cinematography, art or just lovers of fine aesthetics.

Problem is, before yesterday, a new copy of SB on blu-ray cost somewhere around $80, a handsome sum too steep for most average folks. Of course, you could get the film on DVD, but since blu-ray is the ultimate in hi-def visuals, and since these visuals are too good for a less-than-premium presentation, well…. buying it on DVD wasn’t an option.

That’s why I’m so glad to see that Disney has brought Sleeping Beauty out of the vault, making it available on blu-ray once again for the reasonable sum of $19.99. Also included are DVD and digital versions of the film.

All in all, I can’t think of anything to say except BUY IT. Disney is notorious for yanking films off the market, so snag a copy before they’re $80 again. Mayhap it would be the perfect Christmas gift?

Click here to purchase Sleeping Beauty on blu-ray.

Also, for you VHS-philes, thankfully there are somehow some copies of SB still available on VHS. Despite steady and universal economic inflation, this version of the film has defied all odds and stands available for purchase at prices lower than ever. Now’s your chance to make your dream come true and finally own this amazing film on the best home movie format of 1997!!!

Click here to purchase Sleeping Beauty on VHS. You know you want to.

Epic Disney Watchfest 10: Sleeping Beauty and The Hunchback of Notre Dame: This Review Would Have Been Inked Were It Not Too Expensive

Guys, I hope you’re excited. We are to the point in this journey where we begin to encounter Disney’s most classic works. This review covers one of the best animated films ever, Sleeping Beauty, and, as we continue, we will be watching pictures such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, CinderellaPinocchio and many other great equally great movies. On the other side, we are leaving behind Disney’s modern treasures. Sadly, there will be no more Beauty and the BeastAladdin or The Lion King  to look forward to. But, that doesn’t mean there are no good films left. On the contrary, the second part of this review will cover The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which is nearly on par with some of those aforementioned modern treasures) while future reviews will include fun films like TarzanThe Emperor’s New Groove and The Princess and the Frog. Those are all good films to which I am very much looking forward. So, like I said, I hope you’re excited, because I sure am. This stretch run will be really, really fun. Okay, on to the reviews!

Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty inspires beautiful artwork.

Alright, so Sleeping Beauty!! What to say, what to say?? Basically, it’s just one of Disney’s most classic and iconic films. No big deal. Continue reading