Disney’s The Lion King: Must See or Pass?

Anniversaries are a big deal, and the twenty-fifth silver one for The Lion King is no exception. But in Disney’s case instead of a re-release of the beloved original ,the company decided to go all out with a remake. So, naturally the question on viewers minds is whether  it a must see or pass?  Should… Read More

Highlights from Disney’s The Lion King Press Junket

If I had to chose my favorite Disney movie of all times Disney’s The Lion King would top the list. So, when Disney invited us to the pre screening and press conference for the latest live action movie that hits theaters July 19 2019 we were very excited.     The Lion King Global press… Read More

Toy Story 4 Poignant ‘Be True to Yourself’ Message to its Audience

Last week my son and I got to watch an early screening of Pixar’s new Toy Story 4 that hits theaters June 21. He was born two years before the first movie came out and as many other of his contemporaries grew up loving the characters. As one with a developed sense of justice, Woody… Read More

Tim Burton’s Dumbo Soars Captivating Audiences of all Ages 

As a child one of my all-time favorite movies was Dumbo. Of course, the film had its sad parts, but overall it inspired me to follow two concepts. One was never to give up hope and the other to work with whatever challenges life present you. Both served me well as a parent to a… Read More

Top Takeaways from Disney’s #DUMBO Global Press Conference

If you haven’t heard by now Disney’s Dumbo is soaring into theaters March 29th. For those less acquainted with the old time favorite, Dumbo centers around a young circus elephant taunted for his large ears. First, his cruel owners separate him from his protective mom. Next, they force him to perform dangerous circus acts. Yet, in… Read More

Ralph Breaks The Internet Press Junket: Fun Facts To Know

  This month I had the pleasure of attending Ralph Breaks the Internet press junket. This sequel to Disney’s first movie made in 2012. It takes the two friends Ralph  (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope Von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) from their own world of arcade games to the next level – the Internet. After watching… Read More

Ways to Introduce Your Kids to the Magic of Winnie the Pooh

When I think of my childhood favorite characters, I think about Winnie the Pooh. I suppose many of us do! In fact, I raised my own kids, on the A.A. Milne stories too. My son with autism learned about friendship, courage and dealing with emotions from the iconic books, TV cartoons, and movies.   So, this… Read More

Top DVDs to Buy for Your Kids on Black Friday

I don’t know about you, but our son with autism looks forward every year to the DVD sales on Black Friday. In fact, he is so obsessed with owning all the summer blockbusters he liked that he plans ahead and makes lists of what movies to buy and at what store. This year, he insisted I… Read More

10 Ways Families with Autism can Celebrate July Fourth

  July 4th is one of the biggest celebration holidays here in the United States. A celebration of this magnitude means fireworks, cookouts, water activities and family fun. But for some families with autism, the loud noises and large social events can be hard. These families often struggle to find ways to celebrate July 4th,… Read More

SOLO is the Most Kid-Friendly Star Wars Movie Yet

  For decades the star wars movies catered to the fans seeking geeky philosophical structured entertainment. Unlike its predecessors, Solo A Star Wars Story focused more on the younger generations of future fans. Between the breathtaking landscapes, CG effects, western and spy motifs all wrapped in a blanket of nostalgia Director Ron Howard delivers the most… Read More

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