REVIEW: 4K release of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 dazzles with high def magic, extra goodies
Aug22

REVIEW: 4K release of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 dazzles with high def magic, extra goodies

It seems these days we can’t get enough of the gang from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. From the new attraction at Disney California Adventure to their upcoming presence in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, it’s no wonder people are excited for Marvel’s first ever 4K HD release of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2.  I have to say, I was a bit underwhelmed with the sequel; it just lost the feel of the first movie but I do have to say it...

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REVIEW: ‘Disney Descendants 2’ on DVD brings charm physically and literally
Aug18

REVIEW: ‘Disney Descendants 2’ on DVD brings charm physically and literally

The villain Kids are back in a high-stakes adventure that’s bigger, bolder and badder than before.  Is this DVD worth picking up or should you Netflix and start chillin’ like a villain? To catch you up on what is happening in Auradon; Mal and King Ben are as in love as ever. However, Mal is beginning to feel the pressure that the media (and all of the kingdom) is putting on her to be someone that she is not.  Evie is being...

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REVIEW: A fun voyage as Storybrooke finds its happy ending and ONCE UPON A TIME gears up for a new direction
Aug15

REVIEW: A fun voyage as Storybrooke finds its happy ending and ONCE UPON A TIME gears up for a new direction

Brace yourself for a thrilling journey filled with unimaginable twists and turns! Once Upon A Time: The Complete Sixth Season is available on Blu-Ray and DVD August 15th. As a devoted fan of Once Upon A Time I was especially excited about Season Six. It answered so many questions I’ve had over the past seasons and even took me places I couldn’t imagine. Once Upon A Time Season Six is truly worth every minute that you spend diving into...

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MOM’S REVIEW: Mickey And The Roadster Racers Are Geared Up For Fun!
Aug15

MOM’S REVIEW: Mickey And The Roadster Racers Are Geared Up For Fun!

You’ll have a great ride with MICKEY AND THE ROADSTERRACERS: START YOUR ENGINES on DVD August 15th! Join Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Minnie and Daisy as they manage their auto body shop and rev up for adventures around the globe.  It features a toe tapping intro song that provides endless entertainment to kids and lessons adults can appreciate. They tear up the road as they race through England, Hawaii and Hot Dog Hills constantly in...

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REVIEW: ‘Walt’s Disneyland’ or: How to See Fingerprints of the Past
Aug11

REVIEW: ‘Walt’s Disneyland’ or: How to See Fingerprints of the Past

Photo courtesy of Orange County Archives.     AT A GLANCE   Jim Denney (How to Be Like Walt w/ Pat Williams) returns to his first love with a great concept A perfect read for first time visitor to Disneyland Resort See the park the way Walt did, and meant you to, decades later Jim Denney dives back into the world of his youth and heart with his book Walt’s Disneyland. Bringing the reader along on a novel journey,...

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ADVANCED REVIEW: Disney Magical Dice Gets The Pixie Dust Treatment
Aug03

ADVANCED REVIEW: Disney Magical Dice Gets The Pixie Dust Treatment

Do you love board games? Of course you do. Who doesn’t love board games!? Netmarble has just revamped its very popular Disney Magical Dice digital board game and we got a sneak peek. Did it get the coveted 5 golden suns?  Let’s find out. First, I’m going to begin with a little info on the game – direct from the Publisher – Netmarble: In Disney Magical Dice players will travel around the enchanted board, purchase their favorite...

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST home release is just as enchanting as the film
Jul28

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST home release is just as enchanting as the film

One of the most beloved Disney animated movies of all time recently became one of the top grossing films for 2017 when it was relaunched as a live-action reboot. While we may somewhat wince with every announcement of a new live action movie reboot, it seems that the trend is quite lucrative and really, Disney is doing a pretty decent job with it. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is no exception. And while it wasn’t perfection, it was it was...

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REVIEW: ‘Cars 3: Driven To Win’ Exceeds Expectations
Jul27

REVIEW: ‘Cars 3: Driven To Win’ Exceeds Expectations

I didn’t expect much out of “Cars 3: Driven To Win” but Warner Brothers Games revived the Cars series game along with its movie counterpart. With simple controls easy enough for a 5-year-old to get the hang of and a variety of game modes, “Cars 3: Driven To Win” is a game that’ll have no problem making my game rotation. Because the second installment of the “Cars” franchise was so, um,...

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REVIEW: High-energy dance battles daily at El Capitan Theatre for CARS 3 engagement
Jun22

REVIEW: High-energy dance battles daily at El Capitan Theatre for CARS 3 engagement

When it comes to first-run movies under the Disney umbrella, the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood is unmatched in providing the ultimate cinematic experience and for the current engagement of CARS 3, they’ve continued to pull all the stops. We were invited to check out what’s going on at the classic movie palace and found a super-charged event that starts well before the movie even begins thanks in part to a fun little...

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REVIEW: Better than the first, CARS 3 brings much-needed heart to franchise, feminist core
Jun12

REVIEW: Better than the first, CARS 3 brings much-needed heart to franchise, feminist core

It invariably happens every single time a Pixar movie comes out. The recurring questions: Has Pixar lost its way? Can they still make the magic? Is it all down hill from here? Everyone has their favorites and least favorites and you’ll be hard pressed to shake people out of those preferences. CARS 3 could shake non-believers into the Disney-Pixar world of talking vehicles. Dare I say, I liked it better than the first. I’m...

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