The Odd Lift Of Timothy Green

FROM THE MAGICAL WORLD OF DISNEY COMES A FAMILY FILM

WITH HEART, HUMOR AND FUN

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Releases In Full Bloom For the Holidays on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, High Definition Digital & On-Demand, December 4, 2012

Burbank, Calif., October 10, 2012—Disney’s “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” one of the year’s most uplifting and enchanting family films, springs up on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, High Definition Digital and On-Demand platforms on December 4, 2012. It’s the perfect, must-own family-film for audiences of all ages to enjoy and snuggle up to this coming holiday season.

From Academy Award-nominated writer/director Peter Hedges (Dan in Real Life, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape), and starring Golden Globe® winner Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Oscar® winner Dianne Wiest and CJ Adams as Timothy Green, comes this highly imaginative story about a happily married couple who can’t wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. Then one stormy night young Timothy shows up on their doorstep. Soon they and the small town in which they live learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts. The story is written by Ahmet Zappa (“American Gangster,” “Changeling”).

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” Blu-ray Combo Pack provides viewers with the chance to delve deeper into this captivating movie experience through never-before-seen bonus features, including the documentary “Family Roots: Bringing ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ to the Screen,” which looks at this unique family story and the creative team that brought it to life; “Glen Hansard: Behind ‘This Gift” – the Academy Award® winning songwriter tells how he and Marketa Irglova crafted the moving end-credits song; “This Gift” Music Video by Glen Hansard; Five all-new deleted scenes; and a director audio-commentary.

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” will be available to own and for in-home viewing and will contain the following bonus features:

BONUS FEATURES 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack 1-Disc DVD HD Digital
Documentary—“Family Roots: Bringing ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ to the Screen”

A look at the telling of this unique family story and the team that made it happen.

X X
“Glen Hansard: Behind ‘This Gift.’”

A look at the Oscar winner and the creation of the poignant end-credits song.

X X
“This Gift” Music Video by Glen Hansard X X X
Deleted Scenes:

? Remembering Bubbles

? Neighbor

? Discovery

? You’re a Fichus

? A Mess

X X X
Director Audio Commentary X

DISC SPECIFICATIONS:

Street Date: December 4, 2012

Direct Prebook: October 9, 2012

Distributor Prebook: October 23, 2012

Release Formats & Suggested 2-Disc Combo Pack = $39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada

Retail Price: 1-Disc DVD = $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada

HD Digital & On-Demand = please check with your local provider or favorite digital retailer for pricing

Feature Run Time: Approximately 100 minutes

Ratings: U.S.: PG / Canada: PG (Bonus material not rated)

Aspect Ratio: Blu-ray: 1.85:1 / DVD: 1.85:1

Audio: Blu-ray: 7.1 DTS-HD / DVD: 5.1 Dolby Digital

Languages & Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

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About the Cast and Filmmakers:

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” stars Golden Globe® winner Jennifer Garner (“Arthur,” “Butter”), Joel Edgerton (“Warrior,” “The Thing”), Academy Award® winner Dianne Wiest (“Rabbit Hole,” “Synecdoche, New York,” “I Am Sam”) and CJ Adams (“Dan in Real Life”). Rounding out the cast are Rosemarie DeWitt, Ron Livingston, M. Emmet Walsh, Odeya Rush, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lois Smith, with David Morse and Common.

Writer/director Peter Hedges adapted his first novel “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” into the film starring Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and Juliette Lewis. Since then, Hedges has written and directed two of his own films, “Pieces of April,” starring Katie Holmes, and “Dan in Real Life,” starring Steve Carell. His adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel “About a Boy” was nominated for Best Screenplay Academy Award® in 2002. The producers are Emmy® and Tony Award®–winner Scott Sanders (“The Color Purple,” “The Pee-Wee Herman Show”), Ahmet Zappa and Jim Whitaker (“American Gangster,” “Changeling”). Executive producers are John Cameron (“Lars and the Real Girl,” “Fargo”) and Mara Jacobs. Peter Hedges penned the screenplay from a story by Ahmet Zappa.

The production team also includes double Academy Award®–winning cinematographer John Toll (“The Adjustment Bureau”), production designer Wynn Thomas (“Get Smart,” “A Beautiful Mind”), costume designer Susie DeSanto (“13 Going On 30,” “White Oleander”) and Academy Award®–nominated editor Andrew Mondshein (“What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” “Chocolat”).

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built.Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumersthroughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Touchstone Pictures, the banner under which live-action films from DreamWorks Studios are distributed. The Disney MusicGroup encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!.

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Don’t Get Tangled Getting Tangled The Movie

A Modern Twist on the Famous Hair-Raising Fable Rapunzel Unravels This Spring!

 

Disney’s 50th Animated Feature Film

  

Debuts as the Ultimate 4-Disc Disney Blu-rayTM Combo Pack on March 29, 2011

— First Disney Animated Title to Debut Day-and-Date on Disney Blu-ray 3D —



BURBANK, CA, January 24, 2011 – Grossing over 400 million dollars in global theatrical sales to date, TANGLED, The Walt Disney Studios blockbuster animated feature that takes a modern twist on the famous hair-raising fable Rapunzel, debuts as the ultimate 4-Disc Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack (3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy in a single package) on March 29, 2011. As the 50th full-length animated feature in The Walt Disney Studios’ celebrated library and the first animated feature film to ever debut day-and-date on Disney Blu-ray 3D, TANGLED’s uniquely packaged home entertainment release ensures that viewers of all ages can enjoy this film on a variety of superior, hi-def media platforms while diving further into the history and quirky details behind the making of this film via amusing and informative bonus features.

“Disney’s spirited re-telling of Rapunzel in 3D animation turns out to be a dazzler.” Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Featuring unexpected heroes, magic, laughter and adventure, this animated feature is supported by an amazing cast of voice talents including Mandy Moore (―A Walk To Remember,‖ ―The Princess Diaries‖) as Rapunzel, Zachary Levi (TV’s ―Chuck,‖ ―Less Than Perfect‖) as Flynn Rider, Brad Garrett (TV’s ―Everybody Loves Raymond,‖ ―’Til Death‖) as Hook Hand Thug, Donna Murphy (―Spider-Man 2,‖ ―The Fountain‖) as Mother Gothel, and Ron Perlman (―Hellboy,‖ ―Hellboy II: The Golden Army,‖ ―The City of Lost Children‖) as the Stabbington Brothers. From directors Byron Howard (―BOLT‖) and Nathan Greno and the award-winning songwriter of ―The Little Mermaid‖ and ―Beauty and the Beast,‖ Alan Menken, TANGLED’s hair-raising adventure keeps viewers entertained throughout with its exciting storyline and memorable melodies.

“ ‘Tangled’ has all of the qualities we look for in an animated Disney feature… Bravo!” Leonard Maltin

TANGLED hits store shelves this spring and is available as a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu- ray + DVD + Digital Copy) for the suggested price of $49.99 US/$56.99 Canada, a 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) for $39.99 US/$44.99 Canada and/or a 1-Disc DVD for $29.99 US/$35.99 Canada. 

BONUS FEATURES

Blu-ray 

Untangled: The Making of a Fairy Tale – Exactly how long is Rapunzel’s hair? How many lanterns were used? Where did Pascal’s name come from? Which Disney animated feature first utilized CG animation? These and more will be answered when Mandy Moore and Zach Levi take viewers on a kooky behind-the-scenes tour to learn how the filmmakers styled this film’s ―Golden Tresses.‖

Deleted Scenes – Co-directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno introduce three scenes and illuminate why they were ultimately cut.

  • Ø The Jaunty Moose 
  • Ø Chemistry Develops 
  • Ø Vigor The Visionary

Extended Songs – The complete versions of two great songs are shared in a unique feature that explains the co-directors decision to scale them down.

  • Ø When Will My Life Begin 
  • Ø Mother Knows Best

Two Original Storybook Openings – Two alternate versions of the film’s opening sequence described by co-directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard.

50th Animated Feature Countdown – A video montage celebrating Tangled as the 50th film to join The Walt Disney Studios’ prestigious lineup of classic animated features.

9 Tangled Teasers – A collection of the most unique and quirky commercials made for the theatrical release of ―Tangled.‖ Some are spoofs based off of infomercials and/or breaking news, some are teasers and others are simply just funny filmstrips.

DVD & Movie Download

Two Original Storybook Openings – Versions 1 & 2 

50th Animated Feature Countdown

FILM SYNOPSIS

When the kingdom’s most wanted—and most charming—bandit Flynn Rider (voice of ZACHARY LEVI) hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel (voice of MANDY MOORE), a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn’s curious captor, who’s looking for her ticket out of the tower she’s been locked away in for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief, and the unlikely duo sets off on an action- packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an overprotective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs. Tangled is a story of adventure, heart, humor and hair—lots of hair.

ABOUT THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS

For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company (DIS: NYSE) was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under four banners: Walt Disney Pictures, which includes Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Touchstone Pictures; and Marvel. Through the Home Entertainment division, innovative distribution methods provide access to creative content across multiple platforms. Original music and motion-picture soundtracks are produced under Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records, while Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Broadway theatrical productions, Disney on Ice and Disney LIVE! For more information, visit http://www.disney.com/.

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Alice In Wonderland 60th Anniversary Combo Pack Review

We were offered to review the upcoming release of Disney’s Alice In Wonderland 60th Anniversary Special Edition Bluray/DVD package.  This was great because seeing it in a new way after 60 years was something we enjoyed doing.  The original movie was released in 1951.  This was a movie that Walt personally had his hands in.  My daughter has seen our VCR tape of Alice, but seeing the movie in high definiti0n was a definite treat.  The colors, and sounds of the movie seem much more vibrant.  Seeing some of the bonus features included in the combo pack were an added bonus.  The interactive game was a creative addition.  Through the Keyhole was nice for me being that I have seen the movie, and seeing the reference points was really excellent.

Alice In Wonderland is a very comical story that almost anyone will love.  We will watch the movie time, and time again.  I find the Cheshire Cat to be the best sub-character.  Wife likes the Mad Hatter, and our little one loved the White Rabbit.  If you have ever watched the VCR version, then you will want to watch this edition.

We give the movie a 10 out of 10.  A “Classic” movie that is great no matter what.

We received a combo pack to review.  Receiving the combo pack had no influence on our review.  As always our review is our factual opinion.

Here is the release information…

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RELEASE OF WALT DISNEY’S ORIGINAL, WHIMSICAL ANIMATED CLASSIC WILL FINALLY ARRIVE ON BLU-RAY™ AND MOVIE DOWNLOAD

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

60th Anniversary Special Edition

Premiering on Blu-ray Hi-Def And As A Movie Download on February 1, 2011

With interest in all things ALICE IN WONDERLAND at an all-time high following the record-breaking theatrical performance of Disney’s epic live-action fantasy adventure, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) proudly unveils aone-of-a-kind 60th Anniversary Special Edition of Walt Disney’s original animated version of the whimsical classic tale ALICE IN WONDERLAND on Blu-ray — on February 1st, 2011.  Released just in time for Valentine’s Day, the 60th Anniversary Special Edition will be available across the country as a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) for the suggested retail price of $39.99 in the US and $44.99 in Canada, a Standard Definition Movie Download for $29.99 in the US and $35.99 in Canada and High-Definition Movie Download for $39.99 in the US and $44.99 in Canada.

The new ALICE IN WONDERLAND 60th Anniversary Special Edition takes viewers on magical adventure like never before with a fantastically odd and fun-filled world of colorful characters in brilliant high-definition and crystal clearsound. Additionally, the disc comes specially-packed with never-before-seen footage hosted by Kathryn Beaumont, an all-new interactive game and more.

In the film, viewers can look forward to following Alice’s adventures as she chases the White Rabbit on a magical journey into the fantastical world of Wonderland. It’s a topsy-turvy place that gets “curiouser and curiouser” as Alice’s madcap adventures introduce her to some truly unforgettable characters – the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more. It’s a great animated story that has pleased the eyes and ears of old and new generations alike.

The animated version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND still remains an all-time American-favorite to this day. Produced by Walt Disney himself and based primarily on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with a few additional elements from Through the Looking-Glass, the film was made complete with help from filmmakers Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton Luske (Cinderella, Peter Pan) and the voices of Kathryn Beaumont as Alice (also the voice of Wendy Darling in Peter Pan), Ed Wynn (Mary Poppin; Cinderella) as the Mad Hatter, J. Pat O’Malley (One Hundred and One Dalmatians; The Jungle Book) as Tweedledee and Tweeledum, Verna Felton (Cinderella; Sleeping Beauty; The Jungle Book) as Queen of Hearts, Sterling Holloway (The Jungle Book; Sleeping Bueaty; The Aristocats) as the Cheshire Cat , Richard Haydn (The Sound of Music; Young Frankenstein) as Caterpillar and Bill Thompson (Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan; Sleeping Beauty) as the White Rabbit.

Walt Disney first created the idea of creating Lewis Carroll’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND book into a full-length animated movie back in 1923 when he was just a young twenty-one year filmmaker trying to make a name for himself. After more than 30-years in the making, and after four successful animated releases under his belt (i.e., Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia and Bambi), Walt finally released his true vision for the animated film Alice in Wonderland.

This 60th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray release of ALICE IN WONDERLAND celebrates many of Walt’s accomplishments with this film showcasing its amazing artwork,spectacular songs and dazzling animation. And be sure to dive deeper into the rabbit hole and check-out all of its unique bonus features.

Film Synopsis:

ALICE IN WONDERLAND is a story about a young girl who grows bored listening to her older sister read aloud from a history book about William I of England. While dozing off, she dreams about falling down a rabbit hole (“Wonderland”) that is populated by a peculiar series of misadventures. The always sensible Alice whirls through a world of contradictions, imagination and surprises where she encounters amazing creatures – including a pocket watch-toting White Rabbit, the imperious Queen of Hearts and her army of playing cards, a Cheshire Cat with a lingering smile in an unforgettable fantasy, and the off-kilter Madhatter – and tests her sensibility and courage. In the end it’s all a dream, she is awakened by her sister’s voice, and as the two of them return home for teatime where she realizes that perhaps logic and reason exist for purpose. And in return, her sister realizes affectionatelythat Alice is still young, but will grow-up in time.

Blu-ray Disc Bonus Features:

Brand-New Blu-ray Features:

? §  Through the Keyhole: A Companion’s Guide to Wonderland – View the movie in this special mode and discover references to the original Lewis Carroll classic.  Kathryn Beaumont introduces.

? §  Disney View – Watch the movie in this expanded viewing experience with new Disney art in the wings of the screen.

? §  Painting the Roses Red Game – Help paint the roses red in the Queen’s garden.  Careful, or someone could lose their head.

? §  Walt Disney Color TV Introduction (1959) – A never-before-seen color TV intro by Walt.

? §  Reference Footage: Alice and the Doorknob – Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Alice, provides an introduction to this newly discovered reference footage of Alice talking to the doorknob.

? §  Pencil Test: Alice Shrinks – Kathryn Beaumont introduces a newly discovered pencil test of Alice shrinking.

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Plus, Classic Features:

? §  “I’m Odd” Newly Discovered Cheshire Cat Song + Intro

? §  Thru the Mirror Mickey Mouse Animated Short (Now in Hi-Def)

? §  Art Gallery (with new design and new images)

? §  Reflections on Alice

? §  Operation Wonderland (Now in Hi-Def)

? §  One Hour in Wonderland

? §  An Alice Comedy: Alice’s Wonderland

? §  Original Theatrical Trailers (1951 & 1974)

? §  Walt Disney TV Introduction (1954 & 1964)

? §  The Fred Waring Show (Excerpt)

? §  Deleted Materials:

? Ø  Deleted Scene: Pig and Pepper

? Ø  From Wonderland to Neverland: The Evolution of a Song – An entertaining look at how a song originally written for Alice in Wonderland, finally found its home in another Disney favorite, Peter Pan.

? Ø  Deleted Storyboard Concept: Alice Daydreams in the Park – Deleted storyboard sequence set to music.

? Ø  Original Song Demos: “Beware The Jabberwock”; “Everything Has A Useness”; “So They Say”; “Beautiful Soup”; “Dream Caravan”; “If You’ll Believe In Me”

Movie Download Bonus Features (SD & HD):

? §  Pencil Test: Alice Shrinks

? §  Thru The Mirror Mickey Mouse Animated Short

? §  Reflections on Alice

DISC SPECIFICATIONS:

Street Date:                             February 1 2011

Direct Prebook:                                    December 7, 2010

Distributor Prebook:                  December 21, 2010

Suggested Retail Price:           Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) $39.99 U.S./ $44.99 Canada

Standard Definition Movie Download $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada

High-Definition Movie Download $39.99 U.S./$44.99 Canada

Feature Run Time:                  Approximately 75 minutes

Rated:                                      G

Aspect Ratio:                           1:33:1; Adjusted to fit 16×9 Television

Sound:                                     5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound, DisneyEnhanced Home Theater Mix, Original Theatrical Sound Track

Languages:                              English, French & Spanish

Subtitles:                                 French & Spanish

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company (DIS: NYSE) was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under four banners: Walt Disney Pictures, which includes Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Touchstone Pictures and Marvel. Through the Home Entertainment division, innovative distribution methods provide access to creative content across multiple platforms. Original music and motion picture soundtracks are produced under Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records, while Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Broadway theatrical productions, Disney on Ice and Disney LIVE!.  For more information, please visit www.disney.com.

 

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