McFarland, USA Press Movie Preview

McFARLAND

The Walt Disney Pictures media movie preview for McFarland, USA was held at my favorite location, the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.  As always, the thought of getting to see the latest Disney movie at the studio, puts a huge smile on my face.I was excited to see McFarland, USA after all the trailers and previews, Disney had shared with us.  Grabbing our popcorn and securing a seat in the packed theatre, I settled down and got ready to see if it would live up to its hype.The … [Read more...]


McFarland USA closes the film festival in Santa Barbara

Mcfarland USA Cast

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival hosted the cast from McFarland USA at the screening of the movie.  Director Niki Caro, Kevin Costner, and the 7 young men who starred as the championship team, all attended the film's screening at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara.  I had the honor of meeting the cast earlier in the day at the McFarland USA press event in Hollywood.  These young men were a pleasure to meet and interview.   Michael Aguero as Dimacio Diaz, Sergio Avelar as Victor … [Read more...]


Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection Pinocchio Set For Release On Feb. 10

Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection Pinocchio

The sixth release from The Legacy Collection celebrates the 75th anniversary of "Pinocchio" with a 2-disc set, which includes the original restored motion picture soundtrack, 3 new Lost Chords recordings, plus bonus tracks, enchanting illustrations, original concept art and more."Pinocchio" was a groundbreaking achievement in the area of effects animation, giving realistic movement to vehicles, machinery and natural elements such as rain, lightning, snow, smoke, shadows and water. The film … [Read more...]


Mrs. Doubtfire Musical In Early Productions Stages

Mrs. Doubtfire - Das stachelige KindermŠdchen

Disney Producer and Music Composer Alan Menken, shared the news on EW Radio a few days ago that he is working on the musical, Mrs. Doubtfire.   Menken said "it's in the its early stages" but it looks like with the music from Alan Menken and song lyrics from David Zippel, this is going to be one incredible musical.Casting for the musical has not been announced yet, but Harvey Fierstein who is a veteran Broadway writer and actor and appeared in Mrs. Doubtfire as Robin Williams' brother who … [Read more...]


Pick up the Strange Magic Soundtrack

Strange Magic Soundtrack

Fall in love with the everything old is new again Strange Magic soundtrack! George Lucas' smash hit movie, Strange Magic has the most amazing computer-generated imaging and a top-notch soundtrack that carries you through the film. These aren't just your favorites from the past sixty decades, they were hand-picked by George Lucas' from his musical archives. They are his favorites too.  Musical magician, Marius de Vries, puts his own spin on things with unexpected duets and amazing arrangements … [Read more...]