REVIEW: MARY POPPINS RETURNS is the practically perfect medicine 2018 needs
Dec12

REVIEW: MARY POPPINS RETURNS is the practically perfect medicine 2018 needs

Fifty four years after Walt Disney enchanted the world with his seminal masterpiece, MARY POPPINS, the studio has circled back to the untouchable classic for a sequel (not a remake). Based on the practically unadaptable book series by P.L. Travers, Walt’s team, lead by the legendary Sherman brothers, the original film has been loved by generations. I love MARY POPPINS. How many children have been convinced an umbrella would help...

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RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET, will he shatter the box office too?
Nov21

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET, will he shatter the box office too?

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET is a bandwidth filling adventure through the inter-tubes. Take your root beer in a to-go cup because memes and logos whiz past in this million megabit per second ride through the net. Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) might have broken the internet but Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) steals the movie, Shank’s (Gal Gadot) car, and also our hearts. Disney has given us a princess this time for the...

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MOM’S REVIEW: FANCY NANCY VOL. 1 offers kids a look into her ‘tre magnifique’ life!
Nov21

MOM’S REVIEW: FANCY NANCY VOL. 1 offers kids a look into her ‘tre magnifique’ life!

From beloved books to the big screen, Fancy Nancy has danced her way into our kids’ hearts. Her oh so dramatic yet impeccably fancy outlook on life and inquisitive love of all things French makes her a unique character addition to the Disney Junior lineup. The new Disney’s Fancy Nancy Vol. 1 available now on DVD includes SIX, 22-minute episodes to introduce you to her world. The six episodes included: Chez Nancy/School de...

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FIRST TASTE: 2018 ‘Festival of Holidays’ bring celebration of flavors
Nov19

FIRST TASTE: 2018 ‘Festival of Holidays’ bring celebration of flavors

The 2018 Festival of Holidays are here and we got our chance to get our first taste of what the booth has to offer. The flavors span the continent bringing salty, sweet, and spicy combinations to tempt the palate! If you missed it last week, we took you on another Disneyland Resort food tour for all of the NON Festival of Holidays food and drink options! What We Tasted Pozole Rojo Beef with Hominy Polenta RATING: ❄❄❄❄❄  Pozole Rojo...

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REVIEW: PIXAR SHORT FILMS COLLECTION, Volume 3 brings newest classics home with extras
Nov19

REVIEW: PIXAR SHORT FILMS COLLECTION, Volume 3 brings newest classics home with extras

PIXAR SHORT FILMS COLLECTION: Volume 3 has been unleashed and it provides yet more ways to dive into the beautiful expansive universe of Pixar. As with the previous two releases with Volume 1 and Volume 2, you might wonder what exactly is the purpose of bringing home this release if you already own the home-release of all the Pixar films and the answer is really simple: because you don’t have EVERYTHING in your existing...

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FIRST TASTE: New food options make things tasty and bright for the 2018 Disney Holidays!
Nov12

FIRST TASTE: New food options make things tasty and bright for the 2018 Disney Holidays!

The holidays are a time of joy, merriment… and FOOD. This weekend, we hit the Disneyland Resort to get our first taste of the new offerings at the Disneyland Resort. Rather than hit up the FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAYS which seemingly has a lot of carryover from previous years, we decided to taste our way around the parks for the non Festival food items. We found an interesting batch of flavors that add some variety to the typical...

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REVIEW: Home release of INCREDIBLES 2 offers super assortment of extras
Nov07

REVIEW: Home release of INCREDIBLES 2 offers super assortment of extras

INCREDIBLES 2 was a solid follow-up to its 14-year-old predecessor and now that it’s come home, you’ll have even more ways to enjoy the famous family of supers. We received our courtesy screening copy from Disney and found a wealth of visuals to take in. The most impressive aspect of the release — and really the only reason anyone even buys DVDs for anymore — is the BONUS MATERIALS! If you’re a mega fan...

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REVIEW: Magical photo-ops, costume displays, and special surprises make El Capitan Theatre a must for the NUTCRACKER
Nov06

REVIEW: Magical photo-ops, costume displays, and special surprises make El Capitan Theatre a must for the NUTCRACKER

THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS has landed at the fabulous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and it brings with it a special bit of holiday magic to help get you into a merry spirit. We were invited to come check out the goings on for this limited-time engagement and found it to be a delightful way to find some Christmas spirit. But it’s only here through November 18! Aside from seeing the beautiful new movie in the historic...

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MOMS REVIEW: It’s Time To Find Your Inner Ghoul With VAMPIRINA: GHOUL GIRLS ROCK!
Nov06

MOMS REVIEW: It’s Time To Find Your Inner Ghoul With VAMPIRINA: GHOUL GIRLS ROCK!

Disney’s Vampirina: Ghoul Girls Rock is sure to be a hit with its creative plot lines and toe-tapping music videos. Follow Vee (Vampirina), Bridget and Poppy as they learn that even though we may look different from each other we all want to be accepted and enjoy life to the fullest. And one way that they accomplish this is starting a band that showcases each girls individual strengths. And the BONUS shorts are the music videos...

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REVIEW: THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS is an enchanting holiday feast for the eyes
Nov02

REVIEW: THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS is an enchanting holiday feast for the eyes

THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS is a charming holiday tale that takes us to the Four Realms of nutcracker lore for a sequel of sorts to the original ballet story. Our protagonist Klara (Mackenzie Foy) is a delightful character full of charm and wit with an inventive mind and heavy heart following the unexplained death of her mother. She lives a seemingly comfortable Victorian life with her sister, brother, and father before...

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