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Holiday/Christmas

Silent Night (2012) Blu-ray Review

Posted December 6th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Silent Night (2012) Blu-ray Review

An underwhelming “remake” of Silent Night, Deadly Night arrives from Anchor Bay with a beautiful transfer that emphasizes the film’s strongest attribute — its richly saturated Christmastime color palette.

The Muppet Christmas Carol: 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted November 10th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Muppet Christmas Carol: 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

The Muppet’s classic holiday rendition of Dickens’ tale arrives on Blu-ray in this 20th Anniversary Edition with a solid transfer from Disney.

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974) Blu-ray Review

Posted December 4th, 2011 by Brendan Surpless

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974) Blu-ray Review

At a running time of only 24-minutes with only a brief 8 1/2 minute long featurette in tow, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is surely overpriced at an MSRP of $24.99, but it still looks good given its nearly forty-year-old vintage.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Blu-ray Review

Posted November 24th, 2011 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Blu-ray Review

Disney’s 1997 direct-to-video sequel to their theatrical animated classic makes for wholesome, family friendly entertainment during the holiday season.

Scrooged Blu-ray Review

Posted October 26th, 2011 by Brendan Surpless

Scrooged Blu-ray Review

Despite no features, the quality of the movie added in with the fine video and audio make this one worth recommending.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Blu-ray 3D Review

Posted August 18th, 2011 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Nightmare Before Christmas Blu-ray 3D Review

Tim Burton’s perennial stop-motion holiday classic that successfully bridges the gap between 31 October and 25 December is now given a cool 3D conversion from Disney in this feature-packed three-disc set from the studio.

Peanuts: Deluxe Holiday Collection Blu-ray Review

Posted November 29th, 2010 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Peanuts: Deluxe Holiday Collection Blu-ray Review

Peanuts deluxe holiday collection gathers together the perennial holiday favorites in a nice feature-rich package with spruced up image quality for a family-friendly entertainment option over the holiday season.

Disney’s A Christmas Carol 3D Blu-ray: Review

Posted November 28th, 2010 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Disney’s A Christmas Carol 3D Blu-ray: Review

Disney’s A Christmas Carol takes on a new dimension in Blu-ray 3D and actually improves the lifeless motion-capture animation style by Robert Zemeckis.

Elf Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted November 15th, 2010 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Elf Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Review

Elf may not be great, but it is a pleasant enough holiday film and this Ultimate Collector’s Edition bundle of goodies makes for a nice gift package.

Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage Blu-ray Review

Posted November 12th, 2010 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage Blu-ray Review

Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage is trite and sugary sweet entertainment ready made for the holiday season. It may not become a holiday classic, but it’ll work to pass the time for the upcoming season.