REVIEW: Disney+ surprises and delights with exclusive new live-action film TOGO
Dec04

REVIEW: Disney+ surprises and delights with exclusive new live-action film TOGO

TOGO is a beautiful and refreshing journey into the untold true story of a pack of sled dogs on a literal life-or-death adventure in Alaska in 1925. The Disney+ exclusive feature is beautifully shot and full of heart with more riding on it than you might expect. Starring Willem Dafoe and Julianne Nicholson as modest husband and wife power couple plus an excitable cast of sled dogs, TOGO is a promising outing for the still-new Disney+...

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REVEW: ‘One Day at Disney’ on #DisneyPlus offers unprecedented peek inwards
Dec02

REVEW: ‘One Day at Disney’ on #DisneyPlus offers unprecedented peek inwards

The sheer scope and scale of ONE DAY AT DISNEY is a feat of merit in its own rite. The upcoming 52-episode documentary (with episodes ranging from 4 to 7 minutes) was a coordinated effort to follow 52 of the most diverse and unique roles within the company to highlight how complex and varied the task of making that trademark Disney magic. From the theme parks and television to veterinary services and more, there’s a lot to...

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REVIEW: 4DX format of FROZEN 2 is a holiday delight
Nov26

REVIEW: 4DX format of FROZEN 2 is a holiday delight

FROZEN 2 takes us back into the beautiful world of Arendelle but also beyond its stoned walls and rolling hills into the unknown Enchanted Forest. The story is packed with adventure and it’s been carefully crafted in 4DX format to deliver an unmatched way to dive back into the icy world. We were given the opportunity to attend as part of a press preview and we immediately seized the day to take part in the special opportunity....

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WHAT TO WATCH: Navigating the new original content on #DisneyPlus
Nov11

WHAT TO WATCH: Navigating the new original content on #DisneyPlus

Disney+ is here! Sure, you’re probably going to be diving head-first into a myriad of favorites catalog of Disney, Disney Channel, Disney Animation, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and Muppets but if you’re looking towards all of the new and original content then you might need a heading. Luckily, we’re your golden compass thanks to a little help from some sneak peek screeners that we were given the opportunity to review....

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FIRST TASTE: 2019 Disney Festival of Holidays debut with new and returning favorites
Nov10

FIRST TASTE: 2019 Disney Festival of Holidays debut with new and returning favorites

The Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure have returned once again bringing a reliable lineup of goodies to enjoy. Perhaps the most high-profile part of the celebration each year are the Festival Marketplace kiosks with noshable nibbles, sips, and tastes from around the world. Here’s a first taste look at some of the treats to warm your heart and fill your belly for the 2019 Disney Holidays! ENJOY! What We Tried...

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FIRST TASTE: Universal CityWalk Hollywood serving up new takes on classic Mexican and Italian concepts
Oct25

FIRST TASTE: Universal CityWalk Hollywood serving up new takes on classic Mexican and Italian concepts

As part of the continued Universal CityWalk enhancements in Hollywood, two new restaurants are now tempting the palate with familiar tastes and updated takes. Helmed by seasoned executive chefs, Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurants, Antojitos Cocina Mexicana and VIVO Italian Kitchen expand the culinary options at the popular destination with menus targeting both locals and out-of-towners. While neither location is exactly...

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REVIEW: Home release for THE LION KING brings fun, funny, strange extras
Oct22

REVIEW: Home release for THE LION KING brings fun, funny, strange extras

Although the film was met with mixed reviews in the theaters, there’s no questioning that the king returned this summer in a big way with the release of the live action remake of THE LION KING. And now, the film is available today on home release with a flurry of extras. RELATED POST REVIEW: Does it roar? A spoiler-free look at THE LION KING While the extras are predictable that doesn’t make them ineffective. In fact,...

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REVIEW: 4DX format of MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL creates a scent-sational experience
Oct15

REVIEW: 4DX format of MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL creates a scent-sational experience

MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL is a followup to the 2014 live-action feature with Angelina Jolie on the wing once more as the titular dark fairy. As a special treat, the film has been carefully crafted in 4DX format to deliver an unmatched way to dive back into the enchanted world. Given the opportunity for an advance press review, we immediately took flight to seize the opportunity. The film itself will certainly meet a varied response...

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REVIEW: Animated ALADDIN Walt Disney Signature Collection is most shinning, shimmering, splendid edition yet
Sep17

REVIEW: Animated ALADDIN Walt Disney Signature Collection is most shinning, shimmering, splendid edition yet

A whole new world of entertainment awaits with Disney’s animated ALADDIN available now on new Walt Disney Signature Collection Edition! This newest release marks the most up-to-date version of the film that you could possibly own. Aside from new features added to the mix, a purchase of this particular edition unlocks over 40 different classic bonus features that have been released on various other re-issues from the Disney...

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REVIEW: Live-action ALADDIN (2019) home release not quite a diamond in the rough but still some gems
Sep16

REVIEW: Live-action ALADDIN (2019) home release not quite a diamond in the rough but still some gems

ALADDIN is ready to take you over, under, and sideways in your own home with the home release of the live-action adaptation of the original animated classic. Although we were hoping for a Cave of Wonders to explore with the bonus materials and found no such offering, we did find some tempting treasures to enjoy. Feature length documentaries are bread and butter for a good home release so we were hoping for not just bread and butter...

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