Ah yes, after a brief hiatus, I have returned!
When I was asked to review “Snow White,”—the DVD/Blue Ray version, I admitted I giggled. “Snow White” was the first movie I saw on the “big screen”—at the Stonestown Cinema in San Francisco. I was four years old, my grandmother was then a seamstress for Elizabeth Arden, and we both dressed up for the Saturday Matinee. We took the bus, she wore gloves, and yes, I am dating myself—this Saturday afternoon with Grandma happened 33 years ago.
And 33 years later, the same film is back, better than ever, The sound is amazing, the movie still captures every emotion and my kids duck and hide when I put the movie in the DVD, making me wonder, what on earth was grandma thinking? It’s really a scary movie for a 4 year old!
That aside, I’m excited for it to part of MY DVD collection and it will come out on appropriate occasions for the kids to watch, but remain safely tucked away with mom. “Snow White” was a rite of passage for me—being able to venture out with grandma on my own (we went to lunch at the Fireplace Inn at the Mall after. How “grown up!”). It seems that “Snow White” has grown up as well. I have a DVD player, I’m a bit tempted to explore Blue Ray since I have both versions to test out...
* Up to 6x better quality than DVD* 7.1 Surround Sound
* Immersive activity with games and special features
* Kid proof-more scratch resistant (wait, do they know my kids?)
* Plays both Blu-ray and DVD discs
* Blu-ray also plays on Sony Playstation 3 players
Ok, I can’t rave about the Blue-Ray factor personally but I can say, I love the fact that my 1st movie ever is on DVD and she’s moved into the next realm of technology even though I haven’t yet. And I know a Blue Ray player will make its way into my home soon so I am loving the fact that this release covers both bases.
Great Holiday Gift for any child—although I would recommend active parental screening for anyone under the age of 8.