One of my favorite Disney animated movies is Aladdin, and it’s lack of blu-ray edition is the source of great sorrow, leaving a blank spot on my shelf. THANKFULLY, Disney is finally fixing this problem, and bringing the film to blu-ray for the first time with a Diamond Edition on October 13, 2015:
Disney’s beloved masterpiece will make your heart race and your spirit soar. Experience the laughter, adventure and Academy Award®-winning music (1992: Best Music, Original Song, “A Whole New World,” Original Score) for the first time on Blu-ray and Digital HD. And now Aladdin shines even brighter with never-before-seen tributes to the enchanting talent of Robin Williams, the “Genius behind the Genie
· Deleted Song / “Proud Of Your Boy” (Original Demo Recording)
· Deleted Song / “You Can Count On Me”
· Deleted Song / “Humiliate The Boy”
· Deleted Song / “Why Me”
· Deleted Scene / “Aladdin & Jasmine’s First Meeting”
· Deleted Scene / “Aladdin in the Lap of Luxury”
But that’s not the only thing Disney is releasing on the 13th of the month. Brad Bird’s live-action Tomorrowland is also launching on blu-ray that day, and is coming LOADED with a ridiculous amount of special features on it. I mean, just look at this list:
Digital HD/SD*, Blu-ray Combo Pack & Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA)
· Remembering the Future: A Personal Journey Through Tomorrowland with Brad Bird
Discover everything there is to know about the making of Tomorrowland through Director Brad Bird’s perspective.
· Casting Tomorrowland
Join Brad Bird, Damon Lindelof, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, and Raffey Cassidy as they discuss the making of Tomorrowland.
· A Great Big Beautiful Scoring Session
Famed composer Michael Giacchino invites Disney legend, Richard Sherman to join him in an informal visit to the Tomorrowland scoring stage, told through the personal lens of Michael’s brother, documentarian Anthony Giacchino.
· The World of Tomorrow Science Hour – Hosted By Futurologist David Nix (Blu-ray and DMA Exclusive)
Believe it or not but Nix used to host a children’s television program about science. Now watch the recently discover outtakes from the show.
· Animated Short: The Origins of Plus Ultra
An animated story of how Tomorrowland came to be.
· Brad Bird Production Diaries
Diary Entry #1 – “The First Day” (Blu-ray and DMA Exclusive)
Diary Entry #2 – “Tomorrowland vs. the Weather” (DMA Exclusive)
Diary Entry #3 – “NASA”
· Blast from the Past Commercial
Go back in time and watch this original commercial for the Blast from the Past store.
· Deleted Scenes with Filmmaker Intro
Deleted Scene 1 – Joking on the Eiffel Tower
Deleted Scene 2 – Young Casey vs. The Volcano
Deleted Scene 3 – Doomsday Living Room
Deleted Scene 4 – As Originally Written Casey The Downer
Deleted Scene 5 – What Happened to Tomorrowland
Deleted Scene 6 – What is Tomorrowland
Deleted Scene 7 – Great Big Beautiful World World’s Fair (DMA Exclusive)
Deleted Scene 8 – Frank Walker age 10 (DMA Exclusive)
· 4 Easter Eggs
Which of these are you looking forward to most?