DVD Release Round Up! Iron Man, Gravity Falls and Little Mermaid Out Now

There have been quite a few Disney DVD’s out lately, and the latest three I’ve gotten offer something for every member of the family! Now out on DVD and  Blu-ray is Iron Man 3, The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition, Gravity Falls: Six Strange Tales, and coming up soon, Monsters University, …

Top 5 Oz-tacular Moments in Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful

I was recently treated to two screenings of the highly anticipated Oz the Great and Powerful (one through the Disney Parks Blog’s Oz Meet-Up and a media screening). When deciding how I would put my thoughts about the movie into words, some things kept popping out at me. Eye Candy. …

Disney’s Classic Peter Pan Flies onto Blu-ray

Peter Pan has always been one of my absolute favorite Disney films. The scenes over London, the first time we see Tinker Bell, the second star to the right, and the mermaid lagoon, all stand out in my mind as wonderful memories of this classic tale. Now the movie is …

REVIEW: Marvel’s The Avengers Lives Up to the Hype For Fans and Newbies

I must confess, I am sort of a half-hearted comic book geek-girl. I never really got into superhero comics, but I certainly grew up reading others. My summers were filled with Archie and Jughead comics, peppered with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Donald Duck for good measure. I’ve also always …

10 Things Parents Should Know About Disney’s John Carter

I was recently pointed to this article and thought it was a brilliantly written breakdown about the film, for parents and any adult wondering about the film. While I discuss my thoughts on John Carter here, this article gives a Q&A style top ten for those hesitant to see the …

REVIEW: Disney’s Classic Lady and The Tramp Returns to DVD and Blu-Ray

One winter day in late 1979, I was called out of my kindergarten classroom and to the office, where my father picked me up and took me to the car. When I got into the back seat, I noticed a basket with a blanket inside. Opening the blanket, I saw …

The Tale As Old As Time Returns To Theatres-Beauty & The Beast 3D

The story of Beauty and the Beast has always been one of my favorite fairy tales. I remember reading books and of course watching the television series with Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton. I was in high school at the time, and when I wasn’t doing homework, my days were …

War Horse REVIEW-Spielberg Fans Will Not Be Disappointed

When I saw scenes from War Horse, the Broadway production, on the Tony Awards early this year, I was mesmerized and thought I would love to see this story in person. When I later heard that it was going to be a live-action movie from Steven Spielberg, I knew I’d …

REVIEW: The Muppets – Together Again

I can’t remember which came first, my stuffed Kermit doll that rarely ever left my arms, or watching The Muppet Show each Sunday night, like clockwork. What I do know is that I fell instantly in love. Back in the late 70’s and early 80’s, kids growing up didn’t think …

Guest Post: Kingdom of Courage

On Earth Day in 2010, after seeing the trailer for Disneynature: African Cats for the first time, I tweeted out something to the effect that followers should be marking their calendars as the return of True-Life Adventures would begin on 22 April 2011. Today, having viewed the movie in theaters and …