Cinderella’s Debut is a huge Success

Cindy

While Cinderella's debut at the Ball was every girl's dream come true, the box office success was Disney Studios dream come true.  Topping the charts at $70.1 million the first weekend, Cinderella continues the studio's rise to the top as Disney fans, enjoyed the favorite tale.The new live action film, staring Lily James as Ella and Richard Madden as Prince Kitt, brings us all the magic of happily ever after with incredibly breathtaking costumes and heartstopping scenes.Along with … [Read more...]


Disney bans smoking in all Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar movies

Bob Iger

Disney's annual shareholder meeting was full of surprising announcements.   From the news of Frozen 2 to the first "official" gay Marvel character, Disney news have been exploding all over the social media pages.The latest announcement is from CEO Bob Iger.  Responding to an investor's question, Mr. Iger stated that he will “absolutely prohibit” showing any characters smoking in Disney films that have a PG-13 or below rating. Unless like in the case of "Saving Mr. Banks"  they involve an … [Read more...]


Tron Fans are excited about Tron 3

Daft_Punk

Walt Disney Pictures has given the thumbs up for a new Tron movie which starts filming in the Vancouver area in the Fall.  There is not much information yet, but we do know that the role of Sam Flynn will be played by Garrett Hedlund and that Director Joseph Kosinski is on board.Tron 3 would have to include Olivia Wilde and Bruce Boxleitner if it continues where Tron:  Legacy left off but what about Jeff Bridges?    Rumor has it that Kosinski is talking about a whole new take on Tron 3 and … [Read more...]


Tim Burton directing new live action “Dumbo”

Baby Dumbo

dumThe news that Disney plans a remake of one of my favorites, "Dumbo" using live action and CGI with Tim Burton directing, had me alternating between excited and uneasy.   I love the "uniqueness" that Tim Burton brings to movies, but Dumbo?  The story of the little guy with big ears is a heart tugger that makes even the toughest of us, tear up.  Granted it has a few scenes that would be perfect for Tim Burton,   Imagine what Burton will do with the "Pink Elephants on Parade" scene.So … [Read more...]


New Tomorrowland Trailer from Disney

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I don't know if I am ready for the future, but I am excited about the upcoming release of Disney's Tomorrowland movie. Produced by Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird and Jeffrey Chernov and directed by Brad Bird, with John Walker, Brigham Taylor, Jeff Jensen and Bernard Bellew serving as executive producers “Tomorrowland”  will take us on a journey to a place where nothing is impossible.  Starring George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy, Tim McGraw, Judy Greer, Kathryn Hahn, … [Read more...]