Disney and the $7 billion box office
Dec26

Disney and the $7 billion box office

The Walt Disney Studios recently became the first studio ever to reach the $7 billion threshold at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With a powerful $290 million global debut for ROGUE ONE, Disney’s year-to-date grosses are $6,988.3 million from Jan. 1 through Dec. 18, 2016, including $2,700.4 million domestically, also an industry record, and $4,287.9 million internationally, a Disney record. These phenomenal box...

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FINDING DORY keeps on swimming to the Digital (October 25), DVD, and BD (November 15)
Sep13

FINDING DORY keeps on swimming to the Digital (October 25), DVD, and BD (November 15)

The unexpectedly huge FINDING DORY is finally swimming home and later this fall it can be into your own home. The super successful Thirteen years after the original, audiences get a new chapter in the story of their favorite forgetful blue tang. As returning director Andrew Stanton describes, “I realized that I was worried about Dory. The idea of her short-term memory loss and how it affected her was unresolved. What if she got lost...

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Tom Hanks and Ellen DeGeneres talking in their Pixar voices is probably the best thing you’ll see today
Sep09

Tom Hanks and Ellen DeGeneres talking in their Pixar voices is probably the best thing you’ll see today

Tom Hanks and Ellen DeGeneres will have you in grinning with this interview that took place on the set of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. They talked about doing their respective Pixar voices for Woody and Dory and the back and forth between them is charming and hilarious. Hanks mused that it’s always better to NOT see voice actors do the voices to help with the illusion of creating the character. After asking the audience to close...

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PICTORIAL: FINDING DORY brings a world of underwater fun at the El Capitan Theatre
Jun21

PICTORIAL: FINDING DORY brings a world of underwater fun at the El Capitan Theatre

FINDING DORY is a splashing success and there’s no better to catch the latest and greatest from Disney-Pixar than at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. We were invited to the historic movie palace to check out the goings on that included a Bubble Man extravaganza and actual live fish in the theatre! Of course, the actual presentation of the film is pristine, shown in Dolby Vision 2D with Dolby Atmos®. Enjoy a few pics offering...

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A-DORY-able clip shows FINDING DORY hero as a baby
Jun20

A-DORY-able clip shows FINDING DORY hero as a baby

This weekend when we saw FINDING DORY in theaters, we literally couldn’t help but squee at the scenes with baby Dory. Now Disney has released a clip from the film that lets us revisit the unbridled joy from the cuteness. She’s so cute and tiny and squishy. She’s mine and I shall call her Squishy and she shall be my squishy! RELATED POST REVIEW: TRIUMPHANT FINDING DORY HELPS PIXAR FIND THEMSELVES AGAIN Disney•Pixar’s...

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PICTORIAL: New Soarin’ appears, Skyway disappears, and ‘Frozen’ expands amidst summer scorcher
Jun19

PICTORIAL: New Soarin’ appears, Skyway disappears, and ‘Frozen’ expands amidst summer scorcher

It was a scorching weekend at the Disneyland Resort with temps hitting well-above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the afternoons. Although the heat did keep some crowds away from the happiest place on earth, it doesn’t change the fact that the whole resort is a hotbed of activity. Some hot news buzzing around the parks was the fact that Soarin’ Around the World officially debuted this weekend. Replacing the popular Soarin’...

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FINDING DORY theatrical release brings new tech advances for blind and low-vision movie-goers
Jun17

FINDING DORY theatrical release brings new tech advances for blind and low-vision movie-goers

FINDING DORY will be the first time that Disney releases a first-run theatrical film with its own capabilities to help blind and low-vision people enjoy the experience. The technology uses a smart-syncing audio description system that was first introduced four months ago for home-use on the Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) app. RELATED POST REVIEW: Triumphant FINDING DORY helps Pixar find themselves again Movie-goers will simply need to...

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It’s time to see the PIPER… adorable new character in new Disney-Pixar short
Jun15

It’s time to see the PIPER… adorable new character in new Disney-Pixar short

Once again shining light into a world that you probably never really considered, Disney-Pixar will be debuting an adorable new short called PIPER. Following the brave first step of an adorable sand piper on his first venture outside of the nest, we will follow along on his journey for the simplest yet most difficult of tasks… eating! RELATED POST REVIEW: Triumphant FINDING DORY helps Pixar find themselves again The new animated...

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REVIEW: Triumphant FINDING DORY helps Pixar find themselves again
Jun14

REVIEW: Triumphant FINDING DORY helps Pixar find themselves again

Nemo takes a backseat in the latest Pixar Animation Studios release, FINDING DORY. Having settled into a routine at the reef, Dory (voiced again by the impossibly lovable Ellen DeGeneres) is happy with her newfound family. That is, until she starts to remember that she’s been separated from her parents. With her memory slowly coming back to her, she sets off across the Pacific to find them. RELATED POST FINDING DORY brings...

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FINDING DORY brings bubble extravaganza, interactive displays, opening night double-feature and more
Jun09

FINDING DORY brings bubble extravaganza, interactive displays, opening night double-feature and more

FINDING DORY just keeps swimming this month when the film debuts the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and runs from June 17 – August 7, 2016.  Not only will the brand new Disney-Pixar film be shown in Dolby Vision 2D with Dolby Atmos® but your ticket into the theater includes a few great extras too. Before every movie screening, The Bubble Guy will form bubbles in a dazzing bubble extravaganza live on stage. Not only that but after the...

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