Chicago – It’s that time of year. Studios pull Christmas classics from the vault, given them the HD polish, and hope to re-sell them to families who probably already own them on scratched DVD or even beat-up VHS. Two such releases feature better HD remasters than your average title in that they’ve been given the Disney Blu-ray treatment, resulting in picture quality that tops any version you’ve probably seen them in before. The latest holiday pair hoping for Santa’s wish list includes a 30th anniversary edition of “Mickey’s Christmas Carol
” and “Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
.” Disney fans will have a Merry Christmas.
While it looks amazing, better than ever, I forgot how much “Mickey’s Christmas Carol
” Blazes through the classic story, wrapping it up in just over 20 minutes. It was released theatrically with “The Rescuers” in 1983 but most people have