The Country Bears is an underappreciated Disney film but this old-school film still rocks it nearly eighteen years after its theatrical release. Much like The Blues Brothers, this is a film that requires a fundraiser. In this particular instance, the fundraiser is a concert to save Country Bear Hall. Taking a cue from the 1980 musical comedy, the band isn’t together and needs to be reunited. This is where Beary Barrington (Haley Joel Osment) comes…"The Country Bears Still Rock in 2020"
The problem with Artemis Fowl is the same problem that plagued Green Lantern in that the film tries to do way too much during its run time. There are films that deserve the ire of Green Lantern and Independence Day 2. Hell, for all the problems with Percy Jackson, Artemis Fowl deals with too much mythology to bring the books justice. Disney was right to send this film to the vault that is Disney+. I’m…"Artemis Fowl Tries To Do Too Much In 94 Minutes"
It was just announced this morning that Oscar winner Taika Waititi will be directing and co-writing a new Star Wars film to be released in theaters. The news happens to come on May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day. With production shut down across the board in the industry, it’ll be some time before either film or television series gets released. There’s been no word of late about Rian Johnson’s planned Star Wars trilogy.…"Taika Waititi to direct new Star Wars film"
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…"Dolphin Reef: A Trip to the Polynesian Islands"
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. …"Elephant: Disneynature Documentary Follows Herd"
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,”…"Frozen 2: Now Available To Bring Home"
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…"Miracle Revisits the Miracle On Ice"
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…"Disney+: What’s New in March"
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…"Robert Iger: The Ride of a Lifetime"
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…"Studio Tours: Disney, Universal, and Warner Bros."