New TANGLED movie and show confirm launch dates
Jan31

New TANGLED movie and show confirm launch dates

Disney has confirmed the launch dates and we now know that TANGLED THE SERIES is just a few short weeks away! Not only do we get the debut of the new show but to kick it all off, there’s also the Disney Channel Original Movie TANGLED BEFORE AFTER AFTER that helps set everything up! The movie debuts on March 10 and the show kicks off March 24. So how does this all come together? TANGLED THE SERIES takes place AFTER the events...

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Production begins on Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER
Jan31

Production begins on Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER

In case you missed it last week, Marvel Studios announced that production has officially begun on BLACK PANTHER. It will be shot in Atlanta and South Korea. Starring Chadwick Boseman , Michael B. Jordan, Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o , Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, with Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett, with Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. Additional cast members include Letitia...

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST final trailer offers most expansive look yet
Jan30

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST final trailer offers most expansive look yet

The final trailer is here for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and it’s a doozy! Apart from giving us a listen at Ariana Grande and John Legend singing a new version of the classic title song, we get even more sights into the castle, village, and story in the film. There’s overall tons of re-created moments from the animated feature and goosies throughout! RELATED POST Check out more stills from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The film stars:...

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Lunar New Year lands at Universal Studios Hollywood with bigger-than-ever celebration
Jan30

Lunar New Year lands at Universal Studios Hollywood with bigger-than-ever celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood has brought back its popular Lunar New Year Celebration, this time welcoming DreamWorks Animation characters into the Universal family. As in previous years, Universal Plaza is decked out in beautiful Asian finery, while also playing host to several character meet-n-greet opportunities. Making their Universal Parks & Resorts debut, Po and Tigress from the KUNG FU PANDA series join returning favorites...

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Main Street Electrical Parade, by the numbers!
Jan30

Main Street Electrical Parade, by the numbers!

The MAIN STREET ELECTRICAL PARADE has finally returned home to the delight of many. In case you missed it, it debuted earlier this month with a special comeback that even the rain couldn’t damper. This spectacular festival pageant of nighttime magic and imagination made its world debut on June 17, 1972, and later appeared at Disney Parks around the world before coming back to its homestead at Disneyland Park. To celebrate the...

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REVIEW: Compelling QUEEN OF KATWE makes inspirational debut in home release
Jan30

REVIEW: Compelling QUEEN OF KATWE makes inspirational debut in home release

The QUEEN OF KATWE is coming home soon to the home market and we had the opportunity to review the Blu-ray release of the inspirational film influenced by true life events. Sure, as a Disney inspiration story or a Disney sports story, it follows a pretty predictable path of underdog-goes-for-glory, succeeds. But the narrative crafted here is still beautiful and inspiring. In that very Disney way, the film introduces us to the...

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Check out more stills from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Jan30

Check out more stills from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Have a look at more stills from Disney’s upcoming live-action reboot for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. This newest batch offers a look from all parts of the movie from the village to the castle! RELATED POST Dan Stevens as the Prince (instead of the Beast) plus more BEAUTY AND THE BEAST character posters The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos...

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PICTORIAL: “Off-season” crowds pack resort under refurbishment, Lunar New Year
Jan29

PICTORIAL: “Off-season” crowds pack resort under refurbishment, Lunar New Year

Packing in crowds not unlike those during the busy holiday and summer seasons, the Disneyland Resort was a little bit of a mad house this past holiday weekend. A combination of factors including some of the most pleasant weather in weeks plus expiring Cast Member comp tickets led to the high volumes of visitors. On this trip, we caught a few more of the Main Street Electrical Parade celebratory treats, got another look at the...

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Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival returning with expanded offerings
Jan27

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival returning with expanded offerings

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is back again this year. The festival returned for the first time last year after a several year hiatus and proved to be a popular enough venture for Disney to continue the tradition. The festival runs daily this year from March 10 through April 16 and will feature many free events as well as ticketed events with celebrity chefs. The return this year promises more Festival...

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Josh Groban also doing a song for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Jan26

Josh Groban also doing a song for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

After recent news that Ariana Grande and John Legend were teaming up for the BEAUTY AND THE BEAST title song redo on the new film’s soundtrack, and the further news that Celine Dion would be returning to do a song, it seemed there couldn’t be any more musical news for the animated reboot. Until today… It was confirmed today that Josh Groban has also recorded an all-new original song, “Evermore.” The song will appear...

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