‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Gets Release Date

Looks like December 2018 will have another jolly holiday. Disney announced its Mary Poppins revival will hit theaters Christmas Day 2018. They also released the title: Mary Poppins Returns. Emily Blunt (Devil Wears Prada, Into the Woods) will star as the practically perfect nanny. Lin-Manuel Miranda, star/creator of the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton" and currently … Continue reading ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Gets Release Date

‘Zootopia’ Review

Before seeing Zootopia: Disney, I can relate to bookish princesses, pixelated anti-heroes and even a tiny blue alien experiment. But how on earth can you make me sympathize with a rabbit in a weird cop outfit? After seeing Zootopia: *wiping away tears* Disney, you did the thing. The story begins with Judy Hopps (Once Upon … Continue reading ‘Zootopia’ Review

‘Inside Out’ an emotional rollercoaster

Disney PIXAR's latest film Inside Out offers one of the most heart-wrenching, emotionally charged creations to date. Which I should've expected seeing as the movie is literally about an 11-year-old girl and her emotions. Very little about Inside Out's plot was ever divulged to the public, and writer/director Pete Docter helped keep a majority of … Continue reading ‘Inside Out’ an emotional rollercoaster

Review: A Great Big Beautiful ‘Tomorrowland’

"Man has a dream and that's the start. He follows that dream with mind and heart, and when it becomes a reality, it's a dream come true for you and me!" - Carousel of Progress After two years of PR-hype and mystery, Tomorrowland soared into theaters giving a lack-luster box office performance and receiving mediocre … Continue reading Review: A Great Big Beautiful ‘Tomorrowland’

‘Mulan’ to get live-action treatment: Too far?

When reports surfaced late yesterday that Disney's 1998 Mulan would become the next live-action film after Beauty and the Beast, I instantly felt conflicted. http://media.comicbook.com/uploads1/2015/03/disney-villain-analysis-mulan-129399.jpeg I lacked the words to eloquently articulate the confusion, anxieties and frustrations I had upon reading the announcement. I've now found the word: Dishonor.  Dishonor on your whole family. Dishonor … Continue reading ‘Mulan’ to get live-action treatment: Too far?

‘Beauty and the Beast’ adds Mrs. Potts, LeFou and Maurice

It's not one lump, it's two three for Disney casting news! Emma Thompson will join the live-action Beauty and the Beast as Ms. Potts; Kevin Kline will play Belle's father Maurice; and Josh Gad announced via Twitter he'll join in as Gaston's henchman, Lefou. Talk about a busy day for Disney fans! The release date … Continue reading ‘Beauty and the Beast’ adds Mrs. Potts, LeFou and Maurice

‘Cinderella’ enchants on opening day; ‘Frozen Fever’ warms the heart

No need to run from the palace here; Cinderella is a real treat. The incomparable Lily James (Downton Abbey's Lady Rose) steals the show as the titular princess, but she is surrounded by excellent company. Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) plays off James's light yet genuine Cinderella as an equally charming and surprisingly developed Prince … Continue reading ‘Cinderella’ enchants on opening day; ‘Frozen Fever’ warms the heart

PIXAR Releases First Full Trailer for “Inside Out”

Fans have been waiting patiently for a full trailer of PIXAR's new film "Inside Out," and today, they finally got the satisfying trailer they wanted. http://youtu.be/_MC3XuMvsDI While the initial teaser introduced us briefly to Joy (Amy Poehler), Anger (Lewis Black), Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), and Sadness (Phyllis Smith), audiences were still left wondering … Continue reading PIXAR Releases First Full Trailer for “Inside Out”

“Finding Dory” Plot De-Tails

The Pixar announcements just keep swimming, and fans are FINALLY getting some plot details about the mysterious Finding Dory. Jim Morris, President of Disney-Pixar Studios, said at CCXP (Brazil's ComicCon) that the film follows Dory, Marlin and Nemo as they venture into the big blue world searching for Dory's origins and parents. Morris revealed some … Continue reading “Finding Dory” Plot De-Tails

TOY STORY PART 4

Welcome back, partner. John Lasseter will head back to the Director's chair in 2017 for TOY STORY 4. Lasseter, whose last major directing duty was Cars after Toy Story 2, is coming back to add another chapter to the biggest animated franchise in history. *Collective squeals of excitement.* What could a fourth installment of one … Continue reading TOY STORY PART 4