Category Archives: Movies

Disney’s Planes: Little Movie With Big Lessons

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After the great success of Cars 1, 2 and 3 by Disney, they have now brought us another children’s favorite in the anthropomorphism (yes that’s a real word!) genre: Planes, and Z.E.N. and I had a chance to see an advanced screening. I found this movie to be VERY similar to the Cars movies. The…

The Smurfs 2 Offers A Family Friendly Adventure

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A few weeks ago, I was invited to see an advanced screening of The Smurfs 2.  When I mentioned it to Z.E.N., he was very excited so I accepted the invitation and I’m so glad I did. The screening was held at The Sony Pictures Screening Room in NYC.  Upon arrival we were treated to…

Celebrate the Super Man in Your Life with Exclusive Pre-Screening Tickets at Wal-Mart #SeeSteelFirst

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[The following post was commissioned by Warner Bros.] The unofficial start of Summer is finally here and that means Father’s Day is right around the corner. With that in mind, we have been searching for fun ways to celebrate dad this year. Of course, we will be doing the usual family get together that includes…

Disney’s Planes Takes Off This Summer

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If your kids loved the movie Cars, then they’re bound to love this new Disney movie. From the skies of “Cars” comes “Disney Planes,” an action-packed animated 3D adventure comedy. Z.E.N. absolutely loved Cars. In fact, it is his all time favorite.  I can only imagine that he’ll love this movie just as much. In…

The Journey To Oz Balloon Tour Takes Off In Support For The Oz The Great And Powerful Movie

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Just recently, Walt Disney announced to the public the launch of the new “Journey to Oz Balloon Tour”, which is sponsored by the multichannel retailer HSN and the IMAX Corporation. This launch is in support of the upcoming March 8 release of the movie “Oz the Great and Powerful” in cinemas and IMAX theatres across…

Disney’s Wreck It Ralph: A Review

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Have you had a chance to see the movie Wreck it Ralph yet? If not, you should really consider seeing it. Z.E.N. and I saw an advance screening of it and we both really enjoyed it. In the movie, Ralph from the video game Wreck it Ralph, is known as a villain. He’s been the…

Disney Pixar’s Brave: Feisty and Fearless

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After seeing the commercial for Disney Pixar’s Brave many, many times on television, I was delighted to be invited to attend an advance screening.  Z.E.N. was excited too, because he just loves going to the movies! If you are into fiery redheads, bows and arrows, and a whole lot of fun and adventure, then Disney…

The Secret World of Arrietty – Movie Review

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Synopsis Arrietty (voice of Bridgit Mendler), a tiny, but tenacious 14-year-old, lives with her parents (voices of Will Arnett and Amy Poehler) in the recesses of a suburban garden home, unbeknownst to the homeowner and her housekeeper (voice of Carol Burnett). Like all little people, Arrietty (AIR-ee-ett-ee) remains hidden from view, except during occasional covert…

Cars 2 Coming Soon To a Theatre Near You

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I was so happy to hear that Disney Pixar was releasing a sequel to their hit movie, Cars.  Cars is hands down Z.E.N.’s all time favorite movie, I kind of like it too! I know he will also love Cars 2 as well and we are both excited and just can’t wait to see it. …

Tangled Movie Review – Tangled is an Absolute Hit

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Z.E.N. and I had the opportunity to see the movie Tangled at our local library.  Here is my Tangled movie review. Tangled is basically a remake of the classic Rapunzel.  Rapunzel, played by Mandy Moore,  is the daughter of a king and queen.  Unbeknownst to her parents, Rapunzel’s hair is magical and has healing …