Dolphin Reef: A Trip to the Polynesian Islands

Dolphin Reef takes us on a journey to the Polynesian Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean as we follow a pair of Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Echo is a three-year-old Pacific bottlenose dolphin.  He’s still young and has so much more to learn.  Much to the dismay of mother Kumu, he just wants to explore the coral reef and its inhabitants.  Like with any environment, there’s an ecosystem and everyone has their part.  Though I should…

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Elephant: Disneynature Documentary Follows Herd

Elephant–narrated by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex–is one of two documentaries from Disneynature that are being released on Disney+ on April 3, 2020. Disneynature is known for being the studio arm that brings viewers captivating documentaries timed to Earth Day.  This year, it just so happens that we are blessed with not one film but two of them.  It may end up being a blessing in disguise because we’re couped up and need a vacation. …

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Frozen 2: Now Available To Bring Home

Following its theatrical release, Frozen 2 is now available for audiences to bring the movie home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Bonus Features (may vary by retailer) Blu-ray & Digital: Sing-Along Version of the Movie – Sing along with your favorite songs as you watch the movie. Song Selection – Jump to your favorite musical moments, with on-screen lyrics. Songs include Oscar®-nominated “Into The Unknown,” “All Is Found,” “Some Things Never Change,”…

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Miracle Revisits the Miracle On Ice

Miracle revisits the Miracle on Ice, when the United States defeated the Soviet Union to get a step closer to the Gold Medal during the 1980 Winter Olympics. “Do you believe in miracles? YES!” Then-ABC sports broadcaster Al Michaels captured the moment rather well with the now-iconic line.  Forty years to the day, the game remains one of the best moments in sports history.  One that most Americans thought aired live on television but ABC…

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Disney+: What’s New in March

A number of films and television series are being added to Disney+ throughout the month of March including Marvel’s Black Panther. Disney+ is the streaming home for shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, alongside exclusive Disney+ Originals. Almost two years to the date since the world premiere of Fast Color at SXSW in 2018, Julia Hart’s newest feature, Stargirl, will launch exclusively on the streamer.  Based on a novel by…

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Robert Iger: The Ride of a Lifetime

Walt Disney Company CEO/Chairman Robert Iger recently published his memoir, The Ride of a Lifetime, a few months ago with memories and leadership lessons. Bob Iger is the 6th CEO of The Walt Disney Company.  Iger took over the reigns following the Save Disney campaign that led to Michael Eisner’s ouster.  He’s currently set to step down from the post when his contract ends in 2021. People will be interested in reading the book because…

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Studio Tours: Disney, Universal, and Warner Bros.

During the Critics’ Choice Awards weekend, Solzy at the Movies visited Walt Disney Studios, Universal Studios, and Warner Brothers Studios for studio tours. To say that my weekend in LA was magical would certainly not be an understatement.  Walking along the hallways that Walt Disney once roamed is also very inspiring.  You can’t help but get a magical feeling in knowing just how much magic went down within the building.  Yes, I did take a…

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The Rocketeer Gets A New Life On Disney+

The Rocketeer is the type of film that should certainly benefit from being able to gain a new life that that it’s available on Disney+. Stunt pilot Cliff Secord (Bill Campbell) happens to come across a rocket-powered jet pack after crashing his Gee Bee racer.  The discovery was made alongside mechanic A. “Peevy” Peabody (Alan Arkin).  Little do the two of them know just how much trouble this rocket will get them in.  The rocket…

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Frozen 2 Goes Into the Unknown

Frozen 2 takes us into the unknown while continuing the adventure and diving into the history of Arrendale and why Elsa has magical powers. Following the cold open, the film cuts to present day where Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel) is hearing things.  We eventually learn that it’s the spirits calling her.  Strange things begin to happen when Air, Fire, Water, and Earth force the citizens of Arrendale to evacuate their kingdom.  One thing leads to…

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Disney+: The Streaming Wars Are Here

With today’s launch of Disney+ and Disney unleashing their film vault, it marks the real start of the streaming war with the likes of Netflix and Apple TV+. The key difference between Disney+ and Apple TV+ is that Disney has more options available.  It’s that simple.  They have an entire film vault unopened and then some.  Nobody is really subscribing to Disney+ because they want to watch some of the new things.  Well, they might. …

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