Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2 on Blu-ray!

Disney-Pixar, the award-winning studio famous for “Toy Story”, “Up” and “WALL-E” will be releasing a collection of 12 unforgettable short films together on Blu-ray for the very first time!  The entire collection is rated G which makes this great for the whole family!  Pick up your copy on November 13, 2012!

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The Short Films included in this collection are:

  • BURN-E:  BURN-E is a dedicated, hard working robot that finds himself locked out of his ship and quickly learns that completing a simple task can often be a difficult endeavor.  Based on the characters from WALL-E.  (Directed by Angus MacLane)
  • Dug’s Special Mission:  In this funny short based on the character from Up, Dug is sent on a foolish mission by Alpha, Beta and Gamma so that they can hunt for the Bird of Paradise Falls by themselves.  Soon Dug discovers that where he belongs is not where he’s been looking.  (Directed by Ronnie del Carmen).
  • George & AJ:  Inspired by Carl’s escape, senior citizens around the city unite to make their own “escapes”, much to the chagrin of George and A.J., in this short that features characters from Up.  (Directed by Josh Cooley).
  • Air Mater:  In this hilarious short, Mater decides he wants to learn how to fly and is accidentally recruited by an elite group of formation flyers, the Falcon Hawks.  (Directed by Rob Gibbs).
  • Time Travel Mater:  When a clock lands on Mater’s engine, he travels back in time to 1910 where he meets Stanley, the founder of Radiator Springs.  (Directed by Ron Gibbs).
  • Your Friend The Rat:  Ratatouille’s Remy and his brother Emile guide fans through world history from a rat’s perspective.  (Directed by Jim Capobianco)
  • Partly Cloudy:  This humorous short features baby-delivering storks who receive their special packages high in the stratosphere, from clouds who sculpt babies and bring them to life.  (Directed by Peter Sohn).
  • Presto:  When Presto, a great turn-of-the-century magician, neglects to feed his rabbit one too many times, the magician finds he isn’t the only one with a few tricks up his sleeve.  (Directed by Doug Sweetland).
  • Day & Night:  This short follows Day, a sunny fellow who encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly dark moods.  As their suspicions turn to curiosity, they are delighted to find that this budding friendship can offer a new perspective on the world.  (Directed by Teddy Newton).
  • Hawaiian Vacation:  Fans will love this “Toy Story Toon”, as Woody and Buzz lead a group of toys in giving Ken and Barbie the Hawaiian vacation of their dreams — without ever leaving home.  (Directed by Gary Rydstrom).
  • Small Fry:  Fans’ favorite team of toys is back in this clever “Toy Story Toon”, Buzz Lightyear is left behind at a fast food restaurant where he finds himself in a support group for discarded toys.  As Woody and the gang devise a way to rescue their friend, Buzz tries to escape the toy psychotherapy meeting.  (Directed by Angus MacLane).
  • La Luna:  The timeless fable of a young boy coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances, in which he discovers his Papa’s and Grandpa’s unusual line of work.  (Directed by Enrico Casarosa).

My kids really enjoyed the short films on here!  My son’s favorite was “Time Travel Mater” and Bella’s favorite was “Partly Cloudy”.  Besides the 12 short films mentioned above, there are seven rarely seen student films from renowned directors John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter.  Those include:

  • Nitemare
  • The Lady & The Lamp
  • Somewhere in the Arctic
  • A Story
  • Winter
  • Palm Springs
  • Next Door
Check out this short clip…this would make a great stocking stuffer!  Enjoy!

Pick up your copy of the Pixar Short Films Collection 2 on November 13, 2012.  The 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack will retail for $39.99 (U.S) and $46.99 (Canada) and the 1-Disc DVD will retail for $29.99 (U.S.) and $25.99 (Canada).

 

*I was provided with a copy of the Pixar Short Films Collection for the purpose of this review.  All opinions are solely my own.

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