Archive for the ‘ Disney-Related ’ Category

 

Coco: Movie review

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I’m sure that I’m like many of you in that I know very little about the history and traditions behind Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration. I had seen depictions of it in tv shows and movies with parades and people dressed like skeletons, but never knew the rituals and beliefs that are so ingrained […]

After vacation

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After coming back from Disney, I decided to try to make the School bread from  Epcot.  It took about 2 hours but was well worth it.

Disney Fun

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Beauty and the Beast: Movie review

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One of mine and my kids’ favorite Disney movies happens to be Beauty and the Beast.  We have watched the animated version over and over again.  Every time  we have gone to WDW, we also made sure we saw the stage show.  So when we learned that Disney was remaking it as live action, we […]

Rogue One, A Star Wars Story: Movie review

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I know a lot of you are thinking “Great, another Star Wars movie”. And some are thinking “GREAT, another Star Wars movie!!!!”. My feelings were somewhere in between. I was interested in the story they were going to tell, but hoping that they did it in a fresh way and not just putting new characters […]

Doctor Strange: In Theaters Nov 4th

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Although Doctor Strange follows a typical super hero plot line, the movie really was dynamic and it was easy to lose yourself in its magic. It had the right balance of real world versus fantasy, humor versus seriousness, and action versus dialogue. The special effects and staging made it a must see in IMAX 3D. […]

Pete’s Dragon: In Theaters 8/12/16

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Admittedly I was not sure whether or not I was going to want to see this remake of the 70’s original, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. Pete’s Dragon fully developed the personal relationships between Pete and Elliot as well as the ones between Pete and the family that discovered him. The film […]

The BFG: “The Big Friendly Giant”

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Having not have read Roald Dahl’s classic “The BFG”, I was not sure what to expect. I felt that it was a decent film but it did have moments where the story dragged on a bit when I felt it should have moved on through the story more. Despite a few drawn out segments, the […]

Finding Dory: In Theaters June 17th

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Movie Synopsis: Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale? Directed by Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo,” “WALL•E”) and produced by Lindsey Collins (co-producer “WALL•E”), the film […]

The Good Dinosaur: Movie Review

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I happened to be at WDW when I discovered that I had a preview to see The Good Dinosaur so I took this picture at Hollywood Studios while I was there. I have been looking forward to seeing this film for awhile now and was excited to be able to finally see it.  Being at […]