Federation Commander Posts March Hailing Frequencies
Previous
RANDOM
Nightfall IOS Coming in the Next Few Weeks
Next
Movies and TV
Old School RPGs - Available Now @ DriveThruRPG.com

Ralph Bakshi’s Classic ‘Wizards’ Lands on Blu-Ray

by Jeff McAleerMarch 12, 2012

I’ll be the first to say I’ve been an animation fan since I way yea high to a grasshopper. I was also a frequent member of the Midnight Movie audience back in high school – although you’d be hard pressed to find many of those floating around these days outside of the occasional Rocky Horror Picture Show. One of the first films I recall seeing, in the wee hours of a Saturday morning, my freshman year, was Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards. In all honesty you can see how times have changed because now it carries a PG rating as opposed to playing at midnight, which was were you’d usually be catching movies that were “banned in 35 countries!!!”

I guess a little T&A jiggle and blood in a cartoon is fairly tame today, 35 years after Wizards’ initial release.

You can pick up the restored 20th Century Fox Blu-ray beginning 3/13.

From the Blu-ray:

Set on a post-apocalyptic Earth, this fantasy adventure follows the story of Avatar, the kindly, eccentric sorcerer-ruler of Montagar, a rainbow paradise inhabited by elves and fairies. Avatar?s evil brother, Blackwolf, dominates Scortch, a bleak land of goblins and wraiths. When the power-hungry Blackwolf attacks Montagar, Avatar, accompanied only by a spirited young woman and a courageous elf, must enter the darkness of Scortch to save his world. WIZARDS is a thought-provoking, kaleidoscopic feast for the eyes that will enthrall animation fans and film lovers of all ages.

What's your reaction?
I Love It
0%
Cool
0%
It's OK
0%
What?
0%
I'm Sad
0%
I Hate It
0%
Jeff McAleer
Jeff McAleer
Founder, editor-in-chief, and host of TGG media. Jeff tackles any and all topics but his main gaming focus is war and strategy, RPGs, and miniatures. He's also a fan of independent and small press comics. Plus, Jeff is certainly never at a loss for an opinion...

Leave a Response

Current ye@r *