Piglet's Big Movie

Piglet's Big Movie

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Director: Francis Glebas

Cast: Francis Glebas, John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Andre Stojka

     
 

Young DVD viewers will surely be looking for Piglet's Big Movie on the movie shelves. The 1.85:1 anamorphic transfer is full of lively, familiar colors. The animation is reproduced delightfully, and there aren't any distracting elements, making it an equal representation of the theatrical print. The 5.1 English Dolby Digital track is also nicely done. WhileSee more details below

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Young DVD viewers will surely be looking for Piglet's Big Movie on the movie shelves. The 1.85:1 anamorphic transfer is full of lively, familiar colors. The animation is reproduced delightfully, and there aren't any distracting elements, making it an equal representation of the theatrical print. The 5.1 English Dolby Digital track is also nicely done. While it's not too surprising that there's really no use of the surrounds, the overall sound elements, from dialogue to effects, are nonetheless strong and clear throughout. The supplements offered are quite clearly made for the younger set. In addition to DVD-ROM coloring pages, three separate sections are included: a game called "Piglet's Book of Memories," a collection of stories entitled "The World According to Piglet," and a singalong so kids can join in on the many songs from Carly Simon. Finally, as is the case with most Disney titles, there are a number of theatrical and home video "sneak peeks," this time consisting of Brother Bear, The Lion King Special Edition, and the Sleeping Beauty Special Edition, among others. While not in the same "league" as The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh, this is still an entertaining film and a nice enough disc to keep the children entertained.

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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Donald Liebenson
Every pig has his day, and, finally, after toiling for nearly four decades in Winnie-the-Pooh's and Tigger's shadows, Piglet gets top billing. Little Piglet (voiced, as ever, by John Fiedler) feels left out of the enchanted Hundred Acre Wood gang's big plans to harvest honey. When Piglet goes missing during a storm, they use Piglet's "book of memories" to try and locate their precious friend. Along the way, they fondly recall stories -- meeting Kanga and Roo, an expedition to the North Pole, building a house for Eeyore -- that illustrate Piglet's steadfast friendship and selfless behavior. Adding to this film's considerable charms are songs by honey-voiced Carly Simon, including "Sing Ho for the Life of the Bear" and "The More It Snows," with lyrics adapted from A. A. Milne's stories, and the catchy "With a Few Good Friends." Well received in theaters, Piglet's movie will be even bigger on home video with preschool Pooh lovers.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/29/2003
UPC:
0786936221947
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
G
Source:
Walt Disney Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:15:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Piglet's Book of Memories; Sing With the Movie viewing option; Spanish and French-language tracks; The World According to Piglet 3-D book; DVD-ROM: Print your own Piglet coloring book; Dolby Digital 5.1Surround Sound; Family-friendly widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Big Plan [5:49]
2. If I Wasn't So Small [3:32]
3. Missing Piglet [6:06]
4. Meetin Kanga and Roo [7:38]
5. Piglet Takes A Bath [8:31]
6. The Expedition to Find the North Pole [3:51]
7. Roo Goes Swimming [5:18]
8. The House at Pooh Corner [14:03]
9. Remembering Piglet [3:26]
10. Finding Piglet [1:59]
11. Piglet Saves Pooh [14:31]

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