DISNEY AT THE 2017 OSCARS: 4 wins including ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ 
Feb26

DISNEY AT THE 2017 OSCARS: 4 wins including ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ 

The 89th Annual Academy Awards have come and gone and Disney has once again earned itself some worthy acclaim this year. The house that Walt built continues to be a Hollywood heavy hitter in the entertainment business earning a total of FOUR Academy Awards. The shine on ZOOTOPIA remains bright bringing home Oscar gold for the House of Mouse, edging out sister film MOANA. Animation was well represented by Disney with another win for...

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El Capitain FESTIVAL of FAIRYTALES featuring live action remakes leading up to BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Feb15

El Capitain FESTIVAL of FAIRYTALES featuring live action remakes leading up to BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

In anticipation of the upcoming release of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST the latest live-action adaption of a classic animated film, the legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a series of films, FESTIVAL OF FAIRYTALES: Disney’s Live Action Adventures, from March 3 – 12, 2017. The Festival of Fairytales will kick off with Disney’s MALEFICENT directed by Robert Stromberg, March 3-4, followed by Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK directed by Jon...

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OSCAR TIME! Disney gets 9 #OscarNoms for 89th annual event
Jan25

OSCAR TIME! Disney gets 9 #OscarNoms for 89th annual event

The 89th Academy Awards are nearly upon us and Disney this year has earned itself 9 nominations once again! Last year, INSIDE OUT brought home the Oscar gold continuing to show that the House of Mouse still excels where it all started… in animation. This year Disney has TWO animated films up for the Animated Feature Oscar for MOANA and ZOOTOPIA. The latter won the Golden Globe award for this year which may be a strong indicator...

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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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Stunning live action THE JUNGLE BOOK comes home in 3D, November 15
Oct14

Stunning live action THE JUNGLE BOOK comes home in 3D, November 15

Disney’s live-action remake of THE JUNGLE BOOK is finally coming to Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and digital just in time for the Holidays on November 15th.   Jon Favreau’s stunning remake on Walt Disney’s animated classic earned critical acclaim and earned more than $965 million at the global box office to date. The regular 2D issue of the film released in August of this year and features a great assortment of extras. Those features are...

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THE JUNGLE BOOK home release wanders out of the jungle with new bonus materials
Jul12

THE JUNGLE BOOK home release wanders out of the jungle with new bonus materials

THE JUNGLE BOOK wowed and amazed audiences with his theatrical debut earlier this year and now the adventure of the boy who was raised by wolves is coming to the home market. The Blu-ray release will come with an increasingly rare audio commentary track in addition to a few extras taking a deeper look at the creation of the film THE JUNGLE BOOK lands on Digital HD August 23 and on Blu-ray™ August 30. A 3D version of the film will be...

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Walt Disney World confirms several openings, Frozen, Jungle Book, Mickey’s and more
May20

Walt Disney World confirms several openings, Frozen, Jungle Book, Mickey’s and more

Disney has finally landed on opening dates for several of its upcoming high profile projects at Walt Disney World Resort. A majority of the new features will be ready to go for a massive launch on May 27 with a few more elements arriving by late June. What experiences are you most excited for? OPENING MAY 27 Classic Soarin’ The attraction reopens at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort and will play the classic version of the...

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PICTORIAL: Experience THE JUNGLE BOOK like no where else at THE EL CAPITAN THEATRE!
Apr17

PICTORIAL: Experience THE JUNGLE BOOK like no where else at THE EL CAPITAN THEATRE!

THE JUNGLE BOOK roared to life on the big screen this weekend in theatres across the country but only those who visited the EL CAPITAN THEATRE in Hollywood got the full Disney experience! Now through May 1, 2016, the famous movie palace will play host to a special engagement of the film with a couple of great extras that can’t be matched at your local cineplex. We were invited by Disney to check it out this weekend and to no...

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Review: THE JUNGLE BOOK leads the pack of Disney live action remakes
Apr14

Review: THE JUNGLE BOOK leads the pack of Disney live action remakes

Disney is determined to remake every single of one of its animated films as live action blockbusters, and so far the results have been a mixed bag. ALICE IN WONDERLAND, while fun, doesn’t hold up on subsequent viewings. CINDERELLA, while visually striking, suffered from hobbled writing and uneven casting. The 1967 THE JUNGLE BOOK was not one of my favorite animated classics; it didn’t inspire me to supreme heights of...

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Go behind the voices of THE JUNGLE BOOK with this new featurette
Apr08

Go behind the voices of THE JUNGLE BOOK with this new featurette

While THE JUNGLE BOOK is exactly a week away from its release, it is already certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, and the buzz has been nothing but positive. As Disney gears up for what may be a surprising blockbuster coup, they’ve released a new VOICES OF THE JUNGLE featurette showcasing voice cast, including Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Neel Sethi, Christopher...

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