For the past 16 years, this veteran animation producer has circled the globe seeking out the very best new animated short films. Which sounds like it might be a fun way for a cinema fan to spend their time, but is actually a quite challenging task.
The "happiest place on earth" is a top destination on many families' bucket lists. If you plan ahead, this magical, unforgettable experience doesn't have to put a large dent in your budget. Here are some tried-and-true tips for saving money while enjoying your Disneyland experience.
No question this film will win the Best Animated Feature Oscar come next March, though knowing the age level of my fellow Academy members I doubt it will join Doctor's "UP" or "Toy Story 3" on the short list of Best Feature Film nominations.
This is a cute movie - colorful, silly, good storyline. Well-played, Disney. Throw Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and Mindy Kaling into the mix and there's enough money to feed a gazillion hungry kids (hint, hint). BUT -- let's keep it real -- it's more than just a colorful eyeball party.
This question demands a lot of detail. I'm not sure I can provide all of it. I'll do my best to sketch it in here. I'll doubtless miss something. I'll probably also get stuff wrong. There are a lot of moving parts to a Pixar movie production. There are people whose jobs involve keeping track of those parts. I never worked one of those jobs.
Inside Out should be required viewing for all elementary school and middle school kids, if not all people of any age. There are wonderful lessons and conversations starters for families, especially if kids struggle with intense emotions, like Highly Sensitive Children or ADHD kids.
Why is 'Sad' short? Why does she have emo hair? Why is she wearing glasses? Why does she have to wear a turtleneck? Why is she fat, for frack's sake?
It can be a tough go trying to make it in the entertainment industry. But in these digital days, there are tools and platforms that allow you to surpass the gatekeepers, showcase your talents and connect directly with your audience.
This summer, spend a day or two at the Disneyland Resort with the kids during your family vacation to complete the experience. Here are a few great reasons why.
You could say that mindfulness is like a personal app that allows you to see what's playing out in your mind whenever you pause to notice it. Without this awareness, the unnoticed thoughts, beliefs, memories, and feelings sit at the control panel of your mind, pushing your buttons and controlling your behaviors.
Summer is here, which means many people will be heading to Walt Disney World for summer vacation. Disney World is often referred to as the "happiest place on earth," and with Mickey Mouse, Dole Whip , and Space Mountain, it's easy to understand why.
A longtime friend of mine has been an animator at Pixar since Ratatouille. He's been gracious enough to send my boys Pixar posters over these last few years. Posters that cover their walls in their rooms.
If musical theater will ever be racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse, this is how it's going to happen, enabled by the organizational machinery, the adaptable repertoire, and the money of the rich corporations that own Broadway.
Whether the divorce is amicable or not, children absorb what they see, what they are told. They will have their own questions, ideas and formulate their own opinions from within their experience. There is no need for anyone to feed children negativity about divorce.
As part of today's official announcement of Disney Television Animation's Tangled series, Gary Marsh -- President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channels Worldwide -- was quick to praise the talented team that has come together to make this new TV show possible.
I was in my early twenties when I visited The Happiest Place on Earth for the first time, so I don't have any fond childhood memories of the parks. And yet, now I completely understand why people get so infatuated with Disney travel. Have you been pondering the same thing?