2014 Disney Movie Slate: Muppets, Marvel, Maleficent and More

2014 Disney Movies

2013 was a banner year for Disney Studios with titles like Oz: The Great and Powerful, Iron Man 3, Monsters University, Thor: The Dark World and Frozen to name a few. I am ever so grateful to be a part of a small piece of these movies and like many Disney fans, we have been waiting to see the 2014 lineup. After seeing the 2014 lineup, I'm even more excited for the … [Read more...]

Just What Is The Mysterious Disney Vault?

Fall 2013 Disney DVD Lineup

Just what is this mysterious Disney Vault?  Is it gigantic room housing millions of copies of our favorite Disney Classic? Is it real? The answer my friends, is both yes and no. While the Disney Vault doesn't have a permanent address, it is real. The practice began when Disney first began to re-release it's films in theaters ever few years - because you know there is … [Read more...]

Fun Trivia for Disney’s The Sword in the Stone

Sword In The Stone

For true admirers and fans of Walt Disney, The Sword in the Stone holds a special place as it was the last animated masterpiece whose release Walt Disney lived to see. Although Walt Disney never knew it, he himself was character designer Bill Peet's model for Merlin. Peet saw them both as argumentative, cantankerous, playful and very intelligent. Peet also gave Merlin … [Read more...]

A Chat with the Disney PLANES Director and Producer

disney PLANES Bravo and Echo

I grew up a military brat. My father was a "lifer" in the Marines and went from Embassy Duty in South Korea (where he met my mom), to a prison guard at "the brig", to a boot camp Drill Instructor and finally an avionics technician for F18 Fighter Jets. I lived and breathed the US Marine Corps. I was trained to say "Sir, Yes Sir" or "Sir, No Sir", did push ups as … [Read more...]

What Was The First Disney Movie Your Child Watched?

Disney on Ice

Maddilyn's love affair with movies began with the vivacious princess in Tangled. It was the first full length feature to ever hold her complete attention. Not only did she want to watch it over and over again. She learned the songs to sing along and requested to be Rapunzel for Halloween. It became part of our morning routine to pop in a movie - more often than not it … [Read more...]

It’s “Just” Faces on A PLANE #DisneyPlanesEvent

disney planes characters

When reading a book it's easy to see how each word is important to the sentence, paragraph, page, chapter and story. In essence, a book can be broken down into single words. Great writers analyze over each one and a book comes together beautifully. The thing about books, is that we can see that labor as we read it. But when we set down to watch a movie it comes … [Read more...]