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The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature colle

PostPosted: June 24th, 2017, 3:38 pm
by Elton John

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: June 25th, 2017, 6:48 pm
by TheLionPrince
Awesome.

But to tell you the truth, I really wished Disney waited until 2019 so they can cash in on the 25th anniversary and the upcoming CGI remake. Second, from what I've read about the Signature Collection, it's been lackluster. The film looks vibrant in 1080p video resolution and the audio is crystal clear in DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, but the bonus features and other supplements tend to be very lacking. They create new video materials, but usually don't carryover the bonus features from the Platinum and Diamond Edition counterparts. From the most of the reviews I've read, they don't think upgrading is worth your money.

I'm pretty sure they give The Lion King the same treatment.

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: June 25th, 2017, 11:42 pm
by LeonKFox
What timing on my part. I only just upgraded from the DVD to the Diamond Edition so I probably won't be buying this unless it adds a lot of new content.

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: June 26th, 2017, 1:10 am
by SimbasGuard
It also says it's rated PG :lol: Obviously a mistake, But I already have Lion King on DVD and Blu-Ray so unless they have bonus features that I must have I will not buy this either :sad:

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: July 18th, 2017, 12:16 am
by TheLionPrince
It's been confirmed that The Lion King will be re-released under the Walt Disney Signature Collection slate. It will be released on Digital HD on August 15, 2017 and on Blu-ray and DVD on August 29, 2017.

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: July 18th, 2017, 9:13 pm
by Lynx
This will also the the unedited version if it's like Beauty and the Beast; no IMAX or 3D gimmick edits this time! :D

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: July 19th, 2017, 12:36 am
by TheLionPrince

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: July 19th, 2017, 1:10 am
by Lynx
I'm not so sure; the 2016 Beauty and the Beast was the 1991 release far as I could tell, and the preorder page is teasing it as the original theatrical release.

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: July 19th, 2017, 4:33 pm
by TheLionPrince

Re: The Lion King 1 2 and 1/2 hitting the Disney Signature c

PostPosted: July 19th, 2017, 7:39 pm
by Lynx
I respectfully disagree. Comparing the bathing scene in the 2016 release to the movie censorship page, it's got the undedited scenes in it; the mirror is still shattered in this version. http://imgur.com/a/nsOQw