SPOILER-FREE – SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY soars, hitting all the right notes
May15

SPOILER-FREE – SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY soars, hitting all the right notes

Han Solo has always been trouble. It’s kind of his whole schtick – outlaw, cynical, seen-it-all, smooth talker – trouble. I guess it’s fitting that making a film solely about him was bound to be trouble too. SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY has had a lot of trouble to rise above. Sure the general public likely doesn’t know or care that the movie was almost finished when Lucasfilm fired its co-directors, Phil Lord...

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Harrison Ford loves Alden Ehrenreich, plus 6 other things we learned from the SOLO press conference
May14

Harrison Ford loves Alden Ehrenreich, plus 6 other things we learned from the SOLO press conference

We had the pleasure of sitting in on the SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY global press conference on Saturday, where the film’s lead actors, director and writers took questions from the press about the upcoming film. Keep an eye out for our spoiler-free movie review this afternoon, but until then, smirk and toss off a cynical one-liner to no one in particular as you learn the secrets behind bringing Han’s origin story to life....

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REVIEW: A WRINKLE IN TIME makes the universe feel smooth
Mar07

REVIEW: A WRINKLE IN TIME makes the universe feel smooth

“The gift of your faults,” an ambiguous blessing from guardian of the universe Mrs. Whatsit in Disney’s new film, A WRINKLE IN TIME, signals its final act. I expect many critics will find faults in Disney’s new adaptation of the classic novel, but that’s only because many critics are joyless. This film is dependent on joy. Joy in the good times, joy in the bad, the unbearable joy and unshakable agony of...

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Everything you need to know about the incredible expansion of Walt Disney Studios Paris
Mar07

Everything you need to know about the incredible expansion of Walt Disney Studios Paris

Bob Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, and French President Emmanuel Macron made waves on February 27 when they jointly announced a €2 billion expansion of the second gate at Disneyland Resort Paris, Walt Disney Studios Park. At more than triple the cost of the park’s original build, this represents the first major investment in the Paris resort since the Studios’ opening in 2002. The expansion will add three major new...

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Bigger-than-ever Lunar New Year party returns to UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD through February 25
Feb14

Bigger-than-ever Lunar New Year party returns to UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD through February 25

Lunar New Year returns to UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD through February 25, turning Universal Plaza into a hotbed of cultural activities tied into the hit DreamWorks series, KUNG FU PANDA. There’s noodles and art and wishes and characters – let’s get started! Meet Po and Tigress Po and Tigress made their park debut in 2017 during Lunar New Year, and this year they not only greet guests, but star in an interactive show...

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Travel Insights: New Attractions Coming to Disney Parks in 2018
Jan20

Travel Insights: New Attractions Coming to Disney Parks in 2018

Both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort are expected to have numerous changes in the year 2018. So, if you did not have a chance to experience what 2017 had to offer, then this article will help highlight what you are likely to find this year. This year promises the debut of all-new experiences and offerings that will bound to have something in store for the whole family. Numerous reports indicate that top agencies for...

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Will Disney make it a fairytale-ending for casinos in South Florida?
Jan17

Will Disney make it a fairytale-ending for casinos in South Florida?

Throughout its 94-year history, one of the guiding themes of the Walt Disney Company has been to make it as family friendly as possible. A great deal of this originated from Walt’s own worldview presented on the Main Street in all the Disney Parks, that magic and innocence should reign forever. A source of joy and inspiration to all the world. Naturally, this has also been a hallmark of all Disney films from Cinderella to Toy Story...

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When you wish upon a stage: Disney PINOCCHIO musical starts London performances December 1
Nov30

When you wish upon a stage: Disney PINOCCHIO musical starts London performances December 1

A new stage musical based on the classic fairy tale and Walt Disney’s seminal 1940 animated film, PINOCCHIO begins its world premiere engagement with performances at the Lyttleton Theatre in London from December 1. Directed by John Tiffany (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) with set and costume design by Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins, Tarzan), the new musical features “dazzling new arrangements” from Martin Lowe (Harry...

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Tips to plan your Disneyland trip on a budget
Nov30

Tips to plan your Disneyland trip on a budget

Who doesn’t want to make a trip to Disneyland at least once in a lifetime? We all do, right? Bringing back all those childhood memories. Living the adventures we remember from our youth. But magic comes with a price and in the case of the Happiest Place on Earth, it’s potentially a big one! That’s why our sponsors at Latest Indian Deals are offering today’s posting with tips to help plan to a trip to...

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INTERVIEW: Director Kenny Ortega and composer John Debney recall magic of HOCUS POCUS
Oct13

INTERVIEW: Director Kenny Ortega and composer John Debney recall magic of HOCUS POCUS

We had an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with the brains behind Disney’s classic 1993 comedy HOCUS POCUS, director Kenny Ortega (NEWSIES, DESCENDANTS) and prolific composer John Debney (Walt Disney World’s SpectroMagic, THE JUNGLE BOOK). Both were on hand at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to introduce the opening night screening of HOCUS POCUS for this year’s Halloween engagement. Here’s...

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