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I love the fact that these Beauty And The Beast clocks are crafted from old vinyl records and that they feature scenes from Disney's animated movie Beauty and the Beast. While the clock is new, the record is used meaning your clock is a piece of art and an upcycled piece of history.
These clocks are crafted by a number of companies and fortunately available directly from Amazon by clicking on any of the pictures on this page or by clicking right here. Of note is the fact that it does take a while for one of them to be made for you and to be delivered so be sure to read the details about delivery time carefully and because old vinyl records are used, your clock may have little marks on the surface.
Also, if you love the idea of a movie-themed clock but want to pick another movie, there are many movies to choose from including but not limited to The Nightmare Before Christmas, the Game of Thrones, Star Wars and the Lion King. There are also clocks representing some of your favorite bands, car brands, cities and baseball teams. You can see a large selection of the clocks available on Amazonby clicking here.
Of course, with the upcoming live animated version, Disney will be re-releasing Beauty and the Beast. It will come to us in the form of a 25th Anniversary Edition and I know that it will be met with open arms because of the enduring popularity of this Disney classic.
Beauty and the Beast, first released in 1991, was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture in 1992 and the animation department won a Scientific and Technical Academy Award for designing the Computer Animated Production System used in the making of the film.
Here is a sneak peek at the advance Blu-ray release:
The release date for the Blu-ray and DVD is September 20 though the movie will be available on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on September 6. The Blu-ray release shown above will include Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD versions. Run time for the movie is 92 minutes but there appear to be hours of special features. You can find a list of special features and read more about this re-release on Amazon by clicking right here.
Beauty and the Beast was a beautifully made movie. I cannot wait to see what Disney does with the the 25th Anniversary Edition this fall and then the live action version in 2017. You?
We have long been enthralled by the man that was Walt Disney. It was then with interest that we learned about the PBS television program American Experience: Walt Disney that aired in September, 2015. I just discovered that this program is readily available on DVD for individuals who are interested in learning more about Disney.
The program contains four hours of information about Disney. Lots of information plus lots of rarely seen historic footage of the man in action taken from directly from Disney's vaults. Here's a peek at the program via the Youtube video trailer:
Watching the video will inform you, if you did not know, that all was not sweetness and light with Walt Disney. As The Hollywood Reporter says, Disney was part "visionary genius and part union-busting ego-maniac." No one would have accomplished what this man accomplished if he had been a simple, easy going man.
American Experience: Walt Disney would make a wonderful gift idea for any adult Disney enthusiast. It is an affordable look into one of the men who shaped the culture of America as we know it today. Will you be adding it to your collection?
I went in search of books about drawing the characters in Zootopia but alas, I expect I was too early. What I did find was a series of Walt Disney videos devoted to drawing the characters of Judy Hopps, Nicke Wilde, Benjamin Clawhauser and Flash as well as a beautiful book about the art of Zootopia by Jessica Julius. I hope these resources will help you with your interest in drawing Zootopia.
How To Draw Zootopia Videos by Disney
The Art of Zootopia Book
If you are interested in animation and Zootopia, you might also want to check out this book, The Art of Zootopia. This beautifully illustrated volume by Jessica Julius details the work behind the scenes that went into creating the movie. Amazon customers praise the hardcover version of the book but caution against buying the Kindle version. You can learn more about The Art of Zootopia by clicking right here.
Well, it's here. Disney's Zootopia was released on Blu-ray, DVD and of course, Amazon Instant Video on June 7, 2016. Is it a movie you will be adding to your collection?
Zootopia's success took some people by surprise. Mashable says that Zootopia was number 1 in its opening box office take, surpassing even the hugely successful movie Frozen. The movie was also successful globally, with the critics and the movie going public all of which are definitely reasons to look closer at this movie if you have not already done so.
I have long watched Jeremy Jahns's reviews though I have not seen one in a while. I am glad to say his review of Zootopia is family friendly although he is promoting a product. If you ignore that promotion, I think you will like what he has to say about Zootopia:
Jahns says the movie is definitely worth watching for children and for adults as it is funny but also carrys a message and that it is definitely worth watching on blu-ray disc. Blu-ray.com also highly recommends the blu-ray release, saying "Disney's Blu-ray 2D release of Zootopia yields the expectedly gorgeous 1080p video and top-notch 7.1 lossless soundtrack."
High-Def Digest says, "This Blu-ray has some stellar video, some very strong audio, and a healthy portion of extras. 'Zootopia' is highly recommended."
If you like Disney animated movies, Zootopia definitely sounds like a contender for your movie collection. You can find it on Amazon by clicking here. Will you be adding it to your movie collection?
A bunny rabbit police officer and a fox con artist are on the trail of a conspiracy. Disney’s latest anthropomorphic animals movie promises you will be laughing out loud. Check out the official teaser and movie trailers right here on this page.
For those who might not know, anthropomorphic simply means that animals walk around on two feet and are not naked. That is, they wear clothing. Plus of course today they use technology, drive cars, etc.
See for yourself here Disney's take on anthropomorphic animals in the original Teaser Trailer.
As Disney's tagline says, "It's like nothing you've seen be-fur."
Then there is the Zootopia Official US Sloth Trailer...you have to be patient to watch this one! If you have seen it or the movie before, you will know exactly what I mean.
Then there was the second official trailer, which feels like the opening to a Disney nature documentary film.
Zootopia was released at movie theatres on March 4, 2016 and to home video on June 7, 2016 on Blu-ray, DVD and Amazon video. You can check out the movie in whichever format you choose to watch your movies on Amazon by clicking right here.
I know there are many of you - actually millions of you - who are excited about the new Beauty and the Beast movie and that I am not alone! If you are keen on the original animated movie, I bet you are wondering what the new live action version starring Emma Watson will be like. Questions like will Disney follow the original storyline, will the films be similar and will you be pleased or disappointed are likely running through your mind.
Well, it is early times yet but I just uncovered a helpful Youtube video, which nicely compares the two movie trailers: the one from the original animated movie release in 1991 and the one from the upcoming 2017 live action movie. If the video is any indication, I think we have the right to be excited.
Disney has been doing the movie remakes so far in a way that generally pleases the fans. The animated movies that have been brought to life to date include Cinderella, The Jungle Book and Alice In Wonderland. Personally, I was not totally thrilled by Alice in Wonderland but that is another story.
Disney's reboots are proving so successful that there are rumours of upcoming remakes for the films Dumbo, Pinocchio, The Little Mermaid and a Sword In The Stone. As Uproxxsays, Disney seems to have adapted an "If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it" frame of mind. That works for me and I bet it works for you, too.
Judging by response to the initial trailer for Emma Watson's version of Beauty and the Beast, this live action movie may be the best of them all. According to The Hollywood Reporter, when the Beauty and the Beast trailer was released last week it had 91.8 million views in 24 hours, which meant that it beat out response to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens video, which had 88 million views in 24 hours. The Beauty and the Beast trailer is therefore the fastest viewed video ever on YouTube. Watch it for yourself here:
Are you excited? I am. The trailer, although very short, really is magnificent. It looks like we have a great movie to look forward to.