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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REVIEW: ‘Ultimate Lightning McQueen’ by Sphero seriously steps up the RC car game
Jun12

REVIEW: ‘Ultimate Lightning McQueen’ by Sphero seriously steps up the RC car game

It’s not called the Ultimate Lightning McQueen for nothin’! As a previous user of other Sphero products, I was expecting a really solid and quality experience but KACHOW, they’ve really taken the RC game to another level with this latest outing. The folks at Sphero sent us one to review and we could not have been more thrilled to take him out for a spin. Unboxing Sphero has delivered yet another remote-controlled masterpiece....

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PICTORIAL: Celebs invade Cars Land, Star Wars Land grows, Big Thunder Trail reopens, and more!
Jun10

PICTORIAL: Celebs invade Cars Land, Star Wars Land grows, Big Thunder Trail reopens, and more!

June Gloom continues to bring depressing skies over the Disneyland Resort but those clouds break away midday and bring beautiful temps and skies to the Happiest Place on Earth. This weekend, we were seeing Stars and Cars thanks to taping going on in promotion of Disney-Pixar’s upcoming CARS 3. The land closed early on Saturday to host the premiere party for the film. In today’s pictorial update, we also take a look at the...

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New stage show and special opening event for CARS 3 at El CAPITAN THEATRE
Jun05

New stage show and special opening event for CARS 3 at El CAPITAN THEATRE

Are you ready to vroom into the EL CAPITAN THEATRE for the latest installment of the CARS franchise? The iconic theatre will be the host of all things Disney/PIXAR’S CARS 3 from June 16 to July 30. The engagement features an all-new Stage Show live on the El Capitan stage. It’s a fast-paced high-energy dance battle featuring athletic feats, BMX freestyle, and LED motion imagery. Special Screenings The El Capitan Theatre will...

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Race against Lightning McQueen in new CARS 3: DRIVEN TO WIN game
Jun01

Race against Lightning McQueen in new CARS 3: DRIVEN TO WIN game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released a more in-depth look at the action packed game-play of CARS 3: DRIVEN TO WIN, the upcoming competitive racing game inspired by CARS 3. This great teaser trailer shows off beloved characters such as Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez, and new rival racer Jackson Storm battling to become the Ultimate Champions. This game is exactly a racing fun loves! 6 Thrilling Game Modes: Race: Players...

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ULTIMATE LIGHTNING McQUEEN brings RC car game to next level
May24

ULTIMATE LIGHTNING McQUEEN brings RC car game to next level

After igniting fans with their tiny BB-8 remote control figure, the folks at Sphero are hoping to drive more fans crazy with the new ULTIMATE LIGHTNING McQUEEN. More than just an RC car, this tiny vehicle packs a lot more punch than you might be used to from a toy this size. The app-enabled, interactive race car that uses the newest advancements in technology to create a super lifelike Lightning McQueen… and of course, just in...

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The newest trailer for CARS 3 is all about rivalry
May18

The newest trailer for CARS 3 is all about rivalry

The newest spot for CARS 3 has been released and this time it is all about rivalry!  Can Lightning McQueen handle all the pressure of sleeker, faster race cars? This movie is gearing up to parallel some of our own questions about life. As we get older will we be able to keep up with our competition? Watch the high fueled trailer and find out. Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice...

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PICTORIAL: ‘Cars 3’ cruises in, ‘Guardians’ near completion, ‘Star Wars’ progresses, Jungle Juleps, and more
May14

PICTORIAL: ‘Cars 3’ cruises in, ‘Guardians’ near completion, ‘Star Wars’ progresses, Jungle Juleps, and more

Mother’s Day weekend brought some lovely weather to the Disneyland Resort and also brought crazy big crowds. The runDisney Tinker Bell Half Marathon took place this weekend making it quite a busy time to be at the Happiest Place on Earth. Disney California Adventure is a hot-bed of excitement as a brand new Cars 3 Exclusive Sneak Peek 4D experience opened. But perhaps more exciting is the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission:...

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Are you excited to meet LOU?
May12

Are you excited to meet LOU?

CARS 3 is just a round the corner and that also means a shorter variety of fun is also on the way with Pixar’s newest animated short LOU! Details have been mostly sparse but with some new images recently released we get a better sense for the new school playground creature made out of lost-and-found toys. From director Dave Mullins and producer Dana Murray, Lou is a heartwarming tale of a pile of lost-and-found toys that comes...

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CARS 3 newest trailer explores life off the track for  Lightning McQueen
May11

CARS 3 newest trailer explores life off the track for Lightning McQueen

Disney-PIXAR has released the newest trailer for CARS 3.  The trailer shows more of life off the track for Lightning McQueen, as he tries to get back into the racing game. Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of...

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