Category Archives: Movies

Get In The Holiday Spirit With Family Holiday Movies

Get in the holiday spirit with family holiday movies

As soon as the holidays roll around, I always work a few family holiday movie nights into our advent calendar activities list. Having a family movie night is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and bond with those we hold near and dear. Of course, family holiday movies cut across a wide ...

Disney’s Planes: Little Movie With Big Lessons


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…READ MORE >>

Disney’s Planes Takes Off This Summer

Disney Planes movie poster

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…READ MORE >>

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…READ MORE >>

Disney Pixar’s Brave: Feisty and Fearless

"BRAVE"   (Pictured) MERIDA. ©2012 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

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…READ MORE >>

The Secret World of Arrietty – Movie Review

secret world of arrietty

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…READ MORE >>

Cars 2 Coming Soon To a Theatre Near You

disney pixar cars 2 logo

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. …READ MORE >>

Tangled Movie Review – Tangled is an Absolute Hit

Tangled Blu-Ray DVD

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 …READ MORE >>

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