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Song of the South in 2006 - Jim Hill


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#1 of 37 OFFLINE   RomanSohor

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Posted February 22 2005 - 01:22 AM

http://www.jimhillme....le.php?ID=1313



Jim Hill, writer from JimHillMedia.com and all-around Disney guru is reporting on his website today that Song of the South is definately being released on DVD in 2006. Obviously there's been no formal announcement and its subject to change, but Jim is ususally spot-on on stuff like this...
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#2 of 37 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted February 22 2005 - 01:33 AM

Posted Image Wow! Roman's right. Jim Hill is usually pretty good with info like this!

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#3 of 37 OFFLINE   Reagan

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Posted February 22 2005 - 02:36 AM

Roman, you beat me to it. Great news indeed. Fall 2006, if the story is true. -Reagan
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#4 of 37 OFFLINE   Todd_Brown

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Posted February 22 2005 - 02:58 AM

This is fantastic news indeed!!
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#5 of 37 OFFLINE   Mike.B

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Posted February 22 2005 - 03:18 AM

Wow, big news. I look forward to finally being able to see this film.

#6 of 37 OFFLINE   Rob Gardiner

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Posted February 22 2005 - 04:19 AM

My oh my what a wonderful day

#7 of 37 OFFLINE   jonathan_govols

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Posted February 22 2005 - 05:37 AM

It's about time. Zip A Dee Do Dah indeed!

#8 of 37 OFFLINE   Russell G

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Posted February 22 2005 - 05:40 AM

awesome news, but I can't quite get my hopes up yet.

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Posted February 22 2005 - 05:50 AM

cool news indeed Now I will be able to see what all the fuzz has been about
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#10 of 37 OFFLINE   DaViD Boulet

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Posted February 22 2005 - 06:06 AM

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#11 of 37 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted February 22 2005 - 06:28 AM

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How dare Disney release this racist piece of trash! Everyone needs to boycott this DVD when it comes out!








Posted Image This is pretty neat... I'll be preordering this ASAP. I just hope the side-effects of this release do not include flying pigs and swarms of locusts.

#12 of 37 OFFLINE   Steve...O

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Posted February 22 2005 - 06:36 AM

Thanks the heads up Roman!

Kudos to Disney for doing the right thing and allowing people who have never seen the film, myself included, a chance to view it and make up our own minds.

Let's see....

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#13 of 37 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted February 22 2005 - 06:40 AM

I never thought I would see this day come. Bravo Disney!

 

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#14 of 37 OFFLINE   Jeremy Little

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Posted February 22 2005 - 06:46 AM

Tomorrow's Forecast for Hell: 22 degrees with a chance of Snow. Seriously though, I'll definitely be buying this one.
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#15 of 37 OFFLINE   Rutgar

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Posted February 22 2005 - 06:48 AM

Er, not to piss on anyone's parade, but how do you know it's not going to edited for political sensitivity?

#16 of 37 OFFLINE   LorenzoL

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Posted February 22 2005 - 07:11 AM

Finally, I'll be able to watch it and see what the fuss was all about.

#17 of 37 OFFLINE   RomanSohor

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Posted February 22 2005 - 07:12 AM

I think the main issue was the portayal of the slaves as being "happy" with their lot in life, when according to the NAACP their lives, well, sucked. It would require a lot to make that kind of change to the movie... It's not like there was some use of the "n word" that can be bleeped, or looped over.
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#18 of 37 OFFLINE   Jonny_L

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Posted February 22 2005 - 07:16 AM

Who wouldda thunk it?

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#19 of 37 OFFLINE   Frank Ha

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Posted February 22 2005 - 07:58 AM

Wonderful news. Hope it pans out.
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#20 of 37 OFFLINE   Jay Pennington

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Posted February 22 2005 - 08:09 AM


There are no slaves in the film; it's set during Reconstruction. See the discussion in this thread.

Although even that discussion should probably be taken over to Movies. Posted Image
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