Paid promotion for “Toy Story 4” on behalf of Walt Disney Studios. Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” really took us by surprise this summer with a new friend named Forky. He’ll have you looking at trash in a whole new hilarious way. The producers do an amazing job yet again bringing us along an adventurous journey with old friends while introducing new ones. It makes a great addition to the movie series. There were a lot of funny moments, and my kids and I enjoyed watching it together. It’s now available in 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray, and DVD as well as Digital in 4K Ultra HD™, HD, and Movies … READ MORE >>
Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” is a heartwarming story of a 12-year-old boy named, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez), who dreams about becoming a musician. “No Music!” echoes his family. They have been against music for generations, because they believe it tore their family apart so when he plays, he has to play in secret. After his family discovers his secret space, his aunt destroys his guitar, and he becomes more ambitious to play. After a chain of events, he mysteriously crosses over to the colorful Land of the Dead and meets his ancestors. Miguel meets Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal) who promises to help him locate his great, great grandfather who he believes … READ MORE >>
We saw pre-screenings of Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” this week and loved it! Racing is Lightning McQueen’s life, but as newer, faster cars enter the competition, it is harder for him to keep up. He suddenly realizes that he might be forced to retire. Can personal trainer, Cruz Ramirez, get him up to the next level? You’ll have to watch it to find out. Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” cruises into theaters on June 16, 2017.
Producer Kevin Reher says the story is reflective of real-life champions. “Lightning McQueen has been racing for more than a decade,” says Reher. “He’s struggling with the kind of issues a lot of athletes face later in their careers. Do you go out on top or fight til the end?”
Musical Theatre Orange County (MTOC) proudly presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Musical performances this summer July 21 through 30, 2017! Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, it is a wonderful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.” Ron Banks has been seen around the world in musical theater, opera, and voice over. He’s received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the King of Siam in The King and I and an 8-year run as Jafar in Aladdin, A Musical Spectacular, and many other roles across a 30-year career. Voice over includes World of Warcraft, and Quan Chi in the Mortal Kombat franchise. Ron has a passion for youth outreach, often performing in Pacific Symphony’s Family Concerts.
Disney’s 1967 animated film, “The Jungle Book,” was the last film that Walt Disney oversaw. He passed away the year before the film’s release in 1966. “When I think about Disney’s legacy, I relate to Walt’s original dream,” he says. “Walt Disney’s work has influenced my work. He was considered high tech for the time. He was the first person who locked soundtrack with picture, so the characters were perfectly choreographed to the musical score—something that absolutely blew people’s minds. Disney was on the cutting edge of technology.” – Director Jon Favreau Now in the theaters everywhere, THE JUNGLE BOOK is rated PG and runs 1 hour and 45 minutes. … READ MORE >>