Month: August 2002

Mad Monster Party

The original stop-motion musical frightfest comes to disc with a spookily sharp transfer and a mini-monster selection of spooktacular video and printed supplements.

Winnie the Pooh: Frankenpooh/Spookable Pooh

Disney releases two popular Halloween Winnie the Pooh stories to DVD for the first time. Frankenpooh and Spookable Pooh have been bundled together as a double feature for the delight of little kids (and adults) everywhere this Halloween. Both stories feature a lighthearted and positive spin to scary stories and situations in a way that Winnie the Pooh has always managed to do. 2

Schoolhouse Rock!: Special 30th Anniversary Edition

Schoolhouse Rock! was a series of musical shorts that both entertained and educated children and adults ever since their creation in the 1970s. They focused on topics ranging from arithmetic to grammar and were wildly popular in both classrooms and living rooms across the country.

Fantasia 2000

Fantasia 2000 was finally released in IMAX theatres worldwide on January 1st 2000 after a series of live multimedia performances held around the world (New York City, London, Paris, Tokyo and Los Angeles). The IMAX experience really made it into an event for those in the audience. The DVD edition is still an experience and those who did not see it on IMAX one can only imagine what it looked like on the very big screen.

Peter Pan: Return To Never-Land

This DTV effort was upgraded to theatrical status with good reason, and though by no means an essential or needed addition to the Disney library, this belated follow-up is much better than it has any right to be!

The Rescuers Down Under: Gold Classic Collection

Bernard and Bianca are back in Disney’s all-action, exciting adventure sequel packed with groundbreaking, stunning computer assisted scenes.

The Care Bears Movie

The success of the Care Bears toys and television specials finally led to a movie in 1985, which then led to a show aimed at toddlers around the world. The movie was so successful that it led to two sequels, as well as two different shows featuring the Care Bears.