I recently had the opportunity to snuggle up with my 4 year old and check out Tim Burton’s newest movie creation: Frankenweenie. Tim Burton is well known for being wildly creative and a little offbeat. From Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland, Burton does a great job of drawing you into a story, resounding with characters and entertaining all […]
Is there any fairy tale that has captured the popular imagination more than Cinderella? We all like a good “Cinderella Story”–someone who beats the odds and builds a better life. There are Cinderella tales in almost every culture and time. Disney’s Cinderella is another one for the ages and, now that it is out in […]
Disney recently sent me a copy of their John Carter Blu-Ray, in 3D. As I hadn’t seen the movie in theatres, I was excited to watch it at home and see what kind of movie magic can happen with a $250 million+ budget!
The best movies transport you to a whole other universe and that is what The Secret World of Arrietty does quite literally.
Young, adventurous, and just bigger than a thimble-sized Arrietty is a borrower. Her world is constructed under the floorboards from objects that no one will miss…
Little girls adore the Disney Princesses, and I was no exception. I have so many fond memories of watching Disney movies with my mom. In fact, when I found out I was having a boy, I actually remembering thinking that it was a shame I wouldn’t be able to share my love of Disney with him. Now I’m a mom to two boys, and I’ve discovered that Disney has just as much to offer boys as girls.
My son adores Lightning McQueen and the CARS characters as well as Woody and Buzz from Toy Story. He loves adventure, and his favorite TV show is Disney Junior’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
Jake and the Never Land Pirates is the #1 cable series for Boys 2-5 and on track to be the Disney Channel’s #1 preschool series ever.
When I heard that Dreamworks was turning the book into a film, I couldn’t wait to see what they were going to do with it. This past weekend at BlogHer, I was given the opportunity to see the film in advance. Based on how much I enjoyed the book, I was weary of how well it would translate to film.
For movie nights, my family loves to add a little jazz to our favorite healthy snacks. For example, we like to have apples with honey, and one of my friend’s delicious recipes called: “Best Sweet and Spicy Nut Mix.”
Redbox is celebrating summer family time with a great line up of family-friendly titles, awesome savings and two chances to win $10,000 as part of the Redbox Summer of Fun & Games Sweepstakes.
If you’ve ever tried to watch Netflix on your iPad you know that the built-in speakers aren’t up to the task. The Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating Docking System amps up the iPad’s audio output while offering several other clever features.
Last Friday night, as a part of our project with Random House, The Random House Kids Read & Play Summer Learning Community, we were a part of a live chat of which the subject was “Books turned into Movies.” Of course the obvious ones were discussed first: Harry Potter, Twilight, The Cat in the Hat, Marley and Me, Pride & Prejudice, etc., but once we started getting deeper into the conversation, we were amazed at how many movies are based off of really phenomenal books.
In celebration of the release of Cars 2, the fantastic sequel to Disney & Pixar’s original animated motion picture Cars, we’re hosting a Cars 2 prize pack give away sponsored by Disney! I was lucky enough to attend an advanced screening for media this past Saturday, and my three year old son adored it so much that he asked to see it again on opening night. You don’t want to miss this one.