Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wholesale Hercules Gold Collection on Poputrade

Not the egregious foul it seemed to be in theaters, Hercules stands up as an entertaining spritzer of an animated feature. The continual peppering of in-jokes and cultural references becomes less irksome on video. That there’s no majesty or awe … Continue reading

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Wholesale Finding Nemo Two-Disc Collector’s Edition on Poputrade

A delightful undersea world unfolds in Pixar’s animated adventure Finding Nemo. When his son Nemo is captured by a scuba-diver, a nervous-nellie clownfish named Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) sets off into the vast–and astonishingly detailed–ocean to find him. Along … Continue reading

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Wholesale Dumbo Big Top Edition on poputrade

Why am I not surprised that there is someone reviewing this classic who trashes it as if they had never seen it and were offended by the cultural sensitivity issues that are part of Dumbo. (See the Tallahassee reviewer titled … Continue reading

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Wholesale Cinderella Two-Disc Special Edition on Poputrade

For another of its classic films, Disney delivers another dazzling DVD with a gorgeous, razor-sharp picture and 5.1 sound. (Note: the 1949 film is properly presented in full-screen format, 1.33 aspect ratio, because widescreen films weren’t made until the ’50s.) … Continue reading

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Wholesale Brother Bear Two-Disc Special Edition on Poputrade

My grand kids and I loved Brother Bear. I think it shares many important lessons and has a great story line. In Brother Bear there are three brothers, Seka, Guiana, Keni. Brother Bear story starts out with preparation for Keni’s, … Continue reading

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Wholesale Brother Bear 2 on Poputrade

Brother Bear 2 is a direct-to-video sequel to the animated feature Brother Bear and was released on DVD on August 29, 2006. Melissa Etheridge contributed three songs to the film. In Brother Bear 2, the adventures of bear brothers Kenai … Continue reading

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Wholesale Monsters, Inc. Two-Disc Collector’s Edition on Poputrade

James Sullivan (voice by John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) make a great team…a great monster team that is. Monstropolis, the city of the monsters, gets all of its power from the screams of little human children, and though … Continue reading

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Wholesale Mulan II on Poputrade

The heroine of China returns for another mission in Disney’s 2005 direct-to-video release, “Mulan 2“. This time, Mulan’s excitement over her new engagement to General Shang is interrupted when the pair is summoned by the emperor to escort his three … Continue reading

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Wholesale Mulan Two-Disc Special Edition on Poputrade

Solid entertainment from a new group of Disney animators. Wholesale Mulan story source is a Chinese fable about a young girl who disguises herself as a man to help her family and her country. When the Huns attack China, a … Continue reading

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Wholesale Oliver and Company 20th Anniversary Edition on Poputrade

Based on Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist,” Disney’s Wholesale Oliver and Company was one of the first animated features to incorporate computer images with traditional hand-drawn animation and features the music and voice talents of pop-music giants like Billy Joel, Huey … Continue reading

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