Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-Ray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.
Blu-Ray + Digital | Warner Bros. | 1930-1969 | 425 mins | Rated G | Dec 1 , 2020
Director: Chuck Jones, Friz Freleng, Bob Clampett, Robert McKimson
Starring: Mel Blanc, Bill Roberts, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan, Bea Benaderet
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1, 1.75:1
English: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital Mono
Portuguese: Dolby Digital Mono
| Film Synopsis |
Bugs Bunny, one of animation’s most recognizable characters, first hopped onto the screen in 1940 and he’s been a pop-culture icon ever since. More than eight generations have enjoyed the timeless antics of the carrot-munching wise guy who always outsmarts his rivals. Cartoons, movies, TV, comics, music, sports and more – this wascally wabbit has done it all. Clever pranks and one-liners are here, along with interviews with today’s most renowned animators, historians and superstars. Enjoy the full range of his silly and smart-alecky personality with 60 theatrical shorts restored and remastered to the original 4X3 aspect ratio on Blu-ray for the first time. It’s just what the doctor – er, doc – ordered.
| Video |
Warner Bros. has scanned the original 35mm camera negatives to capture all of the details presented in the original artwork. The colors are amazing and have never looked any better. Some of the shorts have some lovely attention to reds, blues and greens. A nice layer of grain remains intact. Blacks are deep.
| Audio |
Each short includes its primary sound in English 2.0 mono in Dolby Digital format. Dialogue, music, and effects are mostly clear and clean.
| Special Features |
Bugs Bunny’s 80th What’s Up, Doc-umentary!
Behind The Tunes
Bugs Bunny Looney Tunes All Star 50th Anniversary
10 Bonus Looney Tunes Cartoons
| Overall Reaction |
Warner Bros. celebrates the character’s history by presenting sixty animated shorts from the classic era of Bugs Bunny, extending from 1940 to 1964. Restored and remastered to their original 4×3 aspect ratio. Those who love collectibles, you’ll get a glittery Bugs Bunny Funko figure. Bonus content is absolutely terrific including the documentary "BUGS BUNNY'S 80TH WHAT'S UP". This set is certainly recommended.
Summary (out of 5)
Film: 4.0 Video: 4.5 Audio: 4.0 Extras: 4.0 Overall: 4.5