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Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary edition – exclusive Blu-ray extra revealed

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Disney has treated Alice in Wonderland fans around the globe by releasing a series of stills and a clip from the upcoming 60th Anniversary edition, which is set to hit the shops on 1st February.

Amongst the gems is a short scene taken from the extras on the Blu-ray called Pencil Test: Alice Shrinks.

It sees Kathryn Beaumont (the voice of Alice) introduce a newly discovered pre-production pencil test of the ‘Alice Shrinks’ scene from the animated classic with the voiceovers of the completed feature accompanying.

If you can’t wait to get your hands on the full Blu-ray Disc, you can check the scene out below:

If that whets your appetite, don’t forget that Tim Burton’s version of the Lewis Carroll classic is currently available on Blu-ray 3D too – you can read our blog post announcing its release here.

For the full story on the 60th Anniversary Edition release, head over to examiner.com.

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Disney Unveils 2011 Blu-ray 3D Plans

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Walt Disney Studios have kicked off the new year with a colossal announcement at CES, unveiling plans to release no less than 15 titles on Blu-ray Disc 3D throughout 2011.

Amongst those destined for BD 3D debuts include two of Disney’s most celebrated classic animations, ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Beauty and The Beast’. In a move sure to please fans of the long standing best sellers, 3D menus and character introductions will be amongst a host of features exclusive to BD 3D.

Other names set for BD 3D this year include ‘Bolt’, ‘Meet The Robinsons’, ‘G-Force’, and Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’. 2010’s box-office smash, ‘Tron: Legacy’ will join the line-up too, giving audiences a chance to relive the multi dimensional arena battles from the comfort of their own living rooms.

Disney Studios Executive Lori MacPherson said, ‘As our contemporary library of 3D content continues to grow, original artists and filmmakers are meticulously ‘dimensionalizing’ their previous work for release in Blu-ray 3D format. We hope to offer movie-lovers everywhere the most incredible in-home entertainment experiences they will ever have.’

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ and ‘Tangled’, both set for UK release later this year, are also expected to be given a touch of the BD 3D magic too.

We’ll keep you posted on any new developments and release dates so stay tuned.

Check out The HD Room for the full story.

Alice in Wonderland arrives on Blu-ray 3D

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Picture a boiling cauldron of magical, fantastic potion. Add a dash of Tim Burton’s vibrant imagination, a pinch of Johnny Depp’s charisma, throw in the best of Lewis Carroll’s classic storytelling and serve it with a state of the art Blu-ray 3D picture. What have you got? One of the most enchanting, witty and funny home entertainment adventures of the year.

Disney is proud to announce that Alice in Wonderland 3D will be released on Blu-ray Disc on 6th December, in a bundle that will also include a 2D Blu-ray in the pack.

With its whimsical characters and seamless CGI, this first rate fantasy lends itself perfectly to a Blu-ray 3D release. Rabbit holes, tea parties, Mad Hatters, Red Queens, talking caterpillars, Cheshire cats, dragons and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum will be jumping into life and leaping off the screen in this treasure trove of fun for the entire family.

Pick up a copy of this sumptuous visual delight and it may just be you who will find yourself in Wonderland this Christmas.

For more information and to pre-order your copy, click here.

Alice in Wonderland Giveaway

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Blu-ray Monday is doing very well and it’s all thanks to you.  I expect you’re getting the hang of this by now but if you haven’t it’s very simple; you have two chances to win. For your first entry, simply retweet the following post on Twitter: Tweet this

Then once you’ve done that, for a second entry all you have to do is leave a comment on this post answering the following question:

Alice in Wonderland is a classic film that has been reinvigorated so that a new generation can enjoy it all over again, but, is there any other classic film that could benefit from a remake or a re-imagination?

Let me know your ideas, you can be as creative as you like and all comments are thoroughly enjoyed.

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Release date confirmed for Alice In Wonderland

Alice in WonderlandDisney has announced that Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, starring Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter, will be released on Blu-ray Disc at the start of June.

Extra content confirmed so far includes a featurette called Finding Alice, which delves into Tim Burton’s vision for the characters, differences from the book and Disney’s version of Alice and how she evolves as both a character and actor as she takes an adventure through Wonderland. Meanwhile The Mad Hatter gives audiences a closer look at Johnny Depp’s transformation into the famous character, and Effecting Wonderland shows off the technologies used to create some if the film’s other characters, including Stayne, Tweedledee, Tweedledum, Bandersnatch and the Red Queen.

Alice in Wonderland was a huge success in theatres, when it became the highest-grossing non-sequel opening weekend in history, the biggest March opening of all time, the biggest 3D opening of all time and the biggest IMAX opening of all time. For more details on the Blu-ray Disc release, head over to HeyUGuys for the press release.


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