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Summer of Heroes: How to Hero Up Your Summer, Disney-Style

Summertime and Disneyland Resort. It’s a combination my family looks upon as a rite of summer passage: long, luxurious days of thrilling rides, delectable treats, character-spotting, and the electricity of nightfall and dazzling fireworks. We always look forward to our favorite attractions and can’t wait to see what the Imagineers …

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Cars 3 Zooms Into Southern California for Its World Premiere

It has finally arrived! For fans of the Disney Pixar Cars franchise, this day couldn’t come soon enough. This past weekend the Cars 3 world premiere took over the Anaheim Convention Center Arena, followed by a star-studded private after party at Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land. Needless to say, the …

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Follow Us to the Disney•Pixar Cars 3 Premiere + a Weekend at Disneyland

I’ve been fortunate enough to live within just a couple hours’ drive of Disneyland nearly all of my life, although let’s be honest, I’ve visited Disneyland more often in my adult life than I ever did as a kid. Regardless of how many times we go, walking under the main …

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Disney Planning Tips for a Stress-Free Family Vacation

My last visit to Disney World was for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party a few years ago, just a couple of moms with one toddler each. This time around, visiting the theme park was a whole different ball game. My own family had expanded by one and this time my in-laws …

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review: They’re Saving the Galaxy…again

Attention kids of the 80s — Break out your cassette players and pop in Awesome Mixtape #2 because the Guardians of the Galaxy are back — and yes, to quote Rocket Racoon, “They’re saving the galaxy again.” Beautifully colorful and side-splittingly hilarious with a good dose of unexpected emotional profoundness, …

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3 Reasons Why Making “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2” was #Awesome

So what was it like to actually make Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2? Well a few weeks ago I had the chance to chat with the cast, Director James Gunn, and Producer Kevin Feige to get a few insights that were #Awesome. James Gunn had the Creative Freedom to …

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A Conversation with Roy Conli, Producer of Born in China

About a month ago I was invited to a press roundtable interview for the upcoming Disneynature film Born in China to chat with producer Roy Conli. While you may recognize his name from his previous producing credits on the animated films Big Hero 6 and Tangled, this is his first …

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Born in China Movie Review: A superb and mythic journey into the wild

It’s time to explore another part of the globe this Earth Day with Disneynature’s Born in China. Following the stories of cranes, pandas, antelope, monkeys and snow leopards, moviegoers once again get to gaze upon gorgeous landscapes and stunning time-lapse photography, this time in the far-reaching wilds of China. Taking …

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Disney Beauty and the Beast: 20 Crafts and Recipes to Do With the Kids

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in live action is in theaters now. Are you excited? We are! Pin this post for later! To help get you “in the mood”, here are some recipes and crafts to do with your children to bring out their creative side and inner princess or beast.  Click …

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Gives Hope

A storm is coming. I’m not talking about the one on the hidden Imperial base planet of Eadu. War is on the horizon. The rebel alliance has had enough, and they are determined to stop the Imperial Empire at any cost. Such is the setting and tone of “Rogue One: …

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Beauty and the Beast: ‘A Tale as Old as Time’ is New Again

It has been 26 years since Disney mesmerized audiences with the animated feature Beauty and the Beast. Now a new generation will be introduced to a live action version of this tale as old as time. Arguably a bold move for Disney since many still recall fond memories of seeing …

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Beauty and the Beast: Shedding Some Candlelight on the Filmmaking Process

My history with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is quite substantial. I can still recall seeing the animated feature in theaters, opening the VHS video tape on Christmas morning, and then a few years later visiting New York City and seeing my first Broadway show, which (as you may have …

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7 Things Kids Can Do to Help Wild Animals

Disneynature’s newest release “Growing Up Wild” teaches us that life is an adventure – especially for a newborn animal who has so much to learn. From their first steps of exploring their world to their final steps into independence, “Growing Up Wild” shares the tale of five courageous animals as they …

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Fun Facts From Pete’s Dragon

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall …

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Disney’s Moana and the Power of Believing in Yourself

Well Turkey Day is upon us. Along with all of the cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mashed potatoes and gravy we can stomach, there is a cornucopia of new films arriving in theaters for the holiday season. Disney’s addition to the line-up is the Polynesian inspired coming of age tale, Moana. …

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8 Fun Trivia Tidbits From Finding Dory

From the Academy Award®–winning creators of Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo comes the next chapter in an epic undersea adventure that began with Finding Nemo. When Dory, the forgetful blue tang (Ellen DeGeneres), suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest …

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