Laserblast, March 23: Toy Story 1 & 2, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Horrorfest, ZMD

It says something – I’m not sure what – that this week’s most exciting home video releases in the realm of  horror, fantasy, and science fiction are of a pair of films from the previous millennium: both TOY STORY and TOY2 arrive on March 23 in two-disc special edition packages, combining Blu-ray and DVD discs. The Blu-ray transfer should make the picture pop like never before, supplemented by numerous bonus features, including sneak peaks at TOY STORY 3. The extras for TOY STORY include:

  • Toy Story 3 Sneak Peek: The Story
  • Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs Blast off
  • Paths to Pixar Artists
  • Studio Stories: John’s Car, Baby AJ. Scooter Races
  • Buzz Takes Manhattan
  • Black Friday The Toy Story You Never Saw

The TOY STORY 2 disc’s bonus features include:

  • BE Live
  • Director commentary
  • Toy Story 3 Sneak Peek: The Characters
  • Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs: International Space Station
  • Paths to Pixar: Technical Artists
  • Studio Stories: Toy Story 2 Sleep Deprivation Lab, Pinocchio
  • The Movie Vanishes
  • Pixar’s Zoetrop
  • Celebrating our Friend Joe Ranft

Also arriving in video stores on March 23 are DVDs of THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX (director Wes Anderson’s adaptation of the Roald Dahl children’s book) and the After Dark Horrorfest Volume 4, which is available as an eight-disc box set and as individual titles: DREAD, THE FINAL, THE GRAVES, THE HIDDEN, KILL THEORY, LAKE MUNGO, THE REEDS, and ZOMBIES OF MASS DESTRUCTION.

About the Author

Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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