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Blu-ray Review: Holiday Classics Come Home Featuring Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh

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.

Rating: 3.5/5.0

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
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