Category Archives: Movies

Fantasia 2000 Press Kit with EPCOT Flamingo

Walt Disney was always looking for ways to push the boundaries of animation but in 1940 he may have pushed them a little too far. Although the movie Fantasia is considered a classic today, it wasn’t very well received upon … Continue reading

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Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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FINDING DORY Easter Egg: Dory & Hank Swim with Herbie

Disney/Pixar animators love to add little inside jokes to all of their theatrical releases and Finding Dory is no exception. So somewhere near the beginning of the movie and in the end credits of Finding Dory we see a little … Continue reading

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THE ROCKETEER Bend-Em Figure from JusToys

The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures. It starred Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, and Timothy Dalton. The film is based upon the character of the same name created by comic book artist … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly FINDING DORY Jellybeans

We need a snack! Yell it with me. And if we’re going to pick a candy, what better candy to nibble on than: A Fin-tastic Mix! Now that you’ve got a solid sugar high, you’re probably feeling as ready as … Continue reading

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1957 FANTASIA Soundtrack LP

And this is why I still own a record player. Every once in a while I stumble across something truly special. Although Fantasia (released in 1940) was a critical success it was a box office disappointment for Walt Disney. His … Continue reading

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TOP 5 Non-Disney Disney Movies

How many times have you been talking about Disney movies and someone says that their favorite is An American Tail? Or when talking live-action movies another friend raves about how well Disney did with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang? You see … Continue reading

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Jungle Book ’67 VERSUS Jungle Book ’16

It’s a battle 49 years in the making but the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ has finally arrived! Today we are pitting the 1967 original animated film against its 2016 live-action remake. So we have classic animation vs. CGI and tried-and-true … Continue reading

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Pete’s Dragon ’77 VERSUS Pete’s Dragon ’16

Which is better? The original or the remake? This question has taken on a new dimension since Disney has started releasing cherished animated features as live-action films. So far we have had Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, and the Jungle Book. … Continue reading

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Disney MOVIE NIGHT – The 1980’s

Today we are sharing movie night ideas based on Disney movies from the 1980’s. C O N D O R M A N Condorman? Really? Yup, we’re starting the loop off with an old live-action superhero romp from 1981. Condorman … Continue reading

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