What's all the fuss about Disney's short Feast?

What’s all the fuss about Disney’s FEAST short? #BigHero6Event

As if you needed another reason to see Big Hero 6, there’s Feast. Maybe I loved it so much because we just got a new puppy, but I don’t think so. I think everyone will love it, new puppy or not. Feast is Disney’s new animated short film that plays before Big Hero 6. It’s both heartwarming and funny. While in LA I was able to meet director Patrick Osborne and producer Kristina Reed (keep an eye out for them at the Oscars)….

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McFarland, USA Trailer

McFarland USA Trailer #BigHero6Event

Did you love Million Dollar Arm? If so, you’ll love McFarland, USA. Kevin Costner plays a passionate character that you’ll fall in love with. Maria Bello plays his wife, who is pretty amazing herself. I was able to catch a screening of this movie in Los Angeles last week and I can’t wait to watch it with my family when it comes to theaters early next year. Inspired by the 1987 true story, “McFarland, USA” follows novice runners from McFarland,…

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Big Hero 6 Parent's Movie Review

Big Hero 6 Parent Review #BigHero6Event

Inspired by the Marvel comic of the same name, Big Hero 6 is–hands down–my favorite Disney movie thus far. Big Hero 6 Parent Review The official summary from Walt Disney Animation Studios: From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of…

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer #AgeOfUltron

The new Marvel movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters everywhere May 1, 2015. Here’s your first peek at the Age of Ultron trailer: Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the…

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Tomorrowland Movie

Tomorrowland: George Clooney’s New Film #Tomorrowland

The newest Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures film Tomorrowland is set to release May 22, 2015 and you can watch the first US official teaser trailer right here. Entertainment Weekly quotes screenwriter Damon Lindelof as saying, “What Hogwarts is to magic, Tomorrowland is to science: They are both easy to find if you are a wizard and very difficult to find if you’re a Muggle. Walt Disney is not a character in our movie, but he is referenced as having some involvement…

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Why I'm So Excited About Big Hero 6

Why I’m So Excited About Big Hero 6 #BigHero6Event

Jack has spent the last 10 days talking about building a truck. Not a model truck, or a go-kart truck, but a real truck. He wants to build a 5 passenger truck that he can drive. For those of you who know our little builder, this sounds similar to ideas he has come up with time and time again. He collects boxes and wood in his room, then uses tools from the garage and duct tape from his stash to…

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day Parent Review

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day Parent Review

Jack (10 years old) and I had the chance to watch a preview of the movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day last weekend, and we loved it! If you haven’t seen the preview yet, take a look:   Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life—a day that begins with gum…

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Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 Movie Preview

Jack and I just finished watching the trailer for the new Walt Disney Animation Studios movie Big Hero 6.   Here’s a quick summary: From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro…

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Dancing Groot

Some Days You Just Need A Smile

A dancing tree? No, not just any tree. A dancing Groot. Made ya’ smile, didn’t I?

Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack: Awesome Mix Vol 1 Song List

Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack List

Of course you left Guardians of the Galaxy humming one of the familiar tunes, right? If you’re like me, it’s days later and you still can’t get the songs out of your head. I get it. I love music, too. Here’s the album track list from Peter Quill’s mixtape Awesome Mix Vol. 1, just for you.   The list of songs is printed below. If you’re looking to download the entire Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack on iTunes, here’s a link for you:    …

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Guardians of the Galaxy Parent Review: Should you take your kids?

Guardians of the Galaxy Parent Review

Have you heard? Marvel’s newest movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, hits theaters today! If you’re thinking of taking your kids, there are some things you’ll want to know. Please be aware that my description of the scenes might spoil some of it for you. Here’s a trailer that shows a bit of the comedy and language you should expect: Guardians of the Galaxy Parent Review Guardians of the Galaxy is rated PG-13, and personally I wouldn’t allow Jack (turning 10 this…

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BIG HERO 6

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Pictures is at it again with a fun new animated movie coming to theaters this fall.   With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the…

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Maleficent: A Parent's Review

Maleficent: A Parent Review

Are you wondering if Maleficent is too scary for your kids? I’d take kids ages 8 and up, and would watch the following clips and view the images below with younger children before taking them. Here’s my Maleficent Parent Review:   A lot of kids will be asking to see the new Disney movie, Maleficent (pronounced mal-eff-eh-cent). The movie is a bit dark in comparison to Frozen or the movie it’s based off of, Sleeping Beauty. From Disney comes “Maleficent”—the…

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Million Dollar Arm Parents Review

Million Dollar Arm: A Parent’s Review

This week I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the new Walt Disney Pictures film Million Dollar Arm, a true story about a sports agent named JB Bernstein. JB is an L.A.-based bachelor who travels to India looking for cricket players to turn into baseball pitchers in a last ditch effort to save his career. I didn’t expect what I saw. I knew it was going to be good. But I didn’t expect to stay in my seat…

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: The Movie

You gotta have the bad days so you can love the good days even more. Jack and I are so, so excited about seeing Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. We loved the book when he was younger. This fun family movie looks like one you can bring the entire family to! Here’s a sneak peek: In theaters Oct. 10, 2014, Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows 11-year-old Alexander as…

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Maleficent is coming!

Maleficent is coming!

I love seeing a good movie. One of the movies I’m most looking forward to this year is Maleficent, which opens May 30th. I’m excited because it’s going to be a movie like no other! You know what I mean–there are only so many plots to make. Sometimes it seems like this movie is the same as that movie with just different characters. Maleficent will tell the story of Disney’s most iconic villain–the one in Sleeping Beauty Maleficent is a…

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