Marvel to Debut Avengers Prelude Comics for Free

Beginning this Sunday, a prelude comic to the highly-anticipated "The Avengers" film will be released for free on Marvel's comic app. There will be eight issues in Marvel's The Avengers Prelude: Fury's Big Week series. Subsequent issues will be released weekly beginning Tuesday, February 14, for $0.99 each.Here's the official press release from Marvel. Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude Debuts For FREE On Sunday Lead-In To Hotly Anticipated Blockbuster Film Available on Marvel Comics app  Get … [Read more...]

Are You the Real John Carter?

Disney has just announced the Are You the Real John Carter sweepstakes! If you share your name with the character, you could win a trip to Peru in October!Are you John Carter? Then head to and sign in with your Facebook account or enter your email address for a sweepstakes entry. You can also earn more contest entries by completing weekly missions, which began on January 23.What if my name isn't exactly John Carter? That's perfectly okay -- it doesn't eliminate you … [Read more...]

Disneyland AP Discount Set to Expire May 31

The merchandise discounts Disneyland annual passholders currently receive are set to expire May 31, 2012. For a while now, SoCal select, SoCal and Deluxe passholders have been receiving a 10% discount on merchandise and select restaurants, while Premium passholders receive a 20% discount. These discounts have been repeatedly extended. A while back, only Premium passholders received any kind of discount (20%).It is unsure what will be done once the discount expires. There has been no word as … [Read more...]

“Disney Look” Policy Revised for Cast Members: Beards Allowed

It was announced today by Orlando Sentinel's Jason Garcia via Twitter that the strict "Disney Look" policy that all cast members must abide by has been revised once again. Cast members will now be allowed to don beards while onstage.Several years ago Disney revised their original "look" by allowing cast members to have mustaches. This expanded the hiring pool for the Disney parks. Now, the pool can expand even further.It must be noted that there are guidelines to the new beard allowance. … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on Blu-Ray

Johnny Depp is back  as Captain Jack Sparrow, and he's better than ever in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides', Disney's fourth entry in the wildly popular franchise. As was hinted at the end of 'At Worlds End', Jack Sparrow is now on the hunt for the Fountain of Youth. But unfortunately for Jack, he's not the only one looking for it. A Spanish armada, the British armada led by a now conformed Captain Barbossa, and the world's most notorious pirate, Blackbeard, and his daughter … [Read more...]