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17 of the Best Audiobooks for Family Road Trips

If you’re headed out on a family road trip this summer, be sure to be prepared with lots of entertainment for the whole family. Instead of letting them plug into video games and movies, try bonding together over audiobooks the whole family will enjoy. Here are a list of the …

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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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This Weekend Only: Go to a Free 80s Throwback Event in Downtown L.A. with Snowfall FX

What do you remember from the 1980s? The over the top hair, the ridiculously bright neon clothes, the music videos…or maybe the outrageous nightlife? If it’s one, or all of the above, you may want to put Snowfall on your list of shows to watch this summer. Snowfall is a …

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Design Inspiration from Chip and Joanna Gaines

Sometimes we all need a little professional help…When it comes to remodeling your home or even just a room, it can be beneficial to take your inspiration from the pros. HGTV has just the professionals you need to turn a nightmare into a miracle. Joanna and Chip Gaines from Fixer …

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Hot Tub Cinema and 5 Other Unique Movie Theaters You Probably Never Heard Of

There are a lot of great movies coming out this year, and instead of going to a run of the mill theater, why not check out one of these amazing cinemas across the country. From dinner and drinks to art galleries, these theaters are nothing like the drive-ins you went …

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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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Why You’ll Want to Take Your Mom to See Snatched for Mother’s Day

Over the course of my blogging career, I’ve had the opportunity to interview more than my fair share of Hollywood talent. Few interviews have had me as excited as the prospect of interviewing Goldie Hawn, a legendary actress, and Amy Schumer, an actress known for making waves in the entertainment …

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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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Ferdinand the Bull: Don’t Be Afraid to Just Be You

Before becoming a parent, I often heard and took terms like “boys will be boys” and “that’s just what little boys do” at face value – essentially predisposing you to believe that little boys all behave a certain way. Consciously you know this isn’t the case, that all humans are …

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Gifted Movie Review: A Love Letter to Parents

Directed by Marc Webb (who made his feature film debut with (500) Days of Summer and later rebooted The Amazing Spider-Man), Gifted is a fresh take on the custody battle melodrama. While this iteration lacks the personal complexity of some it’s predecessor (mostly due to the underdevelopment of some its …

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A Gifted Experience: Delving Deeper into Chris Evans’ New Movie

  The Screening It is always exciting to be invited to the screening of a new film and attend the press junket to chat with the cast. It’s nice perk of working in entertainment and living in Los Angeles that I never take it for granted. I often pinch myself …

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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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