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This Week, Disney CEO Bob Iger lets a lot go in a new interview, including what he thinks about the Rogue One reshoots, Comcast buying Dreamworks, and what the heck is going on in China. Then we move on to talk about a new deal that will put Sony Animation Disney Channel. And we get a new trailer for Queen of Katwe and I was very disappointed. Dr. Strange and The Guardians of the Galaxy 2 get synopsis’ and Kristin and I disagree about which one is best. That and much, much more for the week of June 27, this is Episode 89 of the DMR. $20 for this new shirt http://www.distshirts.com/   Here is the interview with Bob Iger http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/bob-iger-interview-star-wars-905320 Here is the comparison of Wanda parks to Shanghai Disneyland http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-08/disney-vs-wanda-how-the-two-theme-parks-stack-up Here is the article about sequels http://www.vulture.com/2016/06/definition-of-sequel-has-changed.html Sony […]

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Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation, today announced that they have licensed the global broadcast and on-demand rights for the new animated series, Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series to Disney Channels Worldwide. The series, based on the blockbuster film franchise from Sony Pictures Animation, which has already grossed more than $820M in theaters globally, is slated to air on Disney Channel in the U.S., Europe (excluding Germany), Latin America, Australia/New Zealand,Africa, the Middle East and Asia in 2017. In Canada, the series will roll out across Corus Entertainment’s Disney Channel platforms. Produced at the Nelvana Studio in Toronto, Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series focuses on the teenage years of Dracula’s daughter, Mavis, and her three closest friends Hank N Stein, Pedro and Wendy Blob. With Dracula away on “Official Vampire Business,” Mavis finally sees her chance to show her father […]

Sony Teams Up With Disney Channel For Hotel Transylvania: The ...


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This week, it’s our spoiler review of ‘Finding Dory.’ Cameron and Kristin stop by and we are joined by my sister and brother-in-law, Tiana and Chiwahn Walden. We talk about why the animation may have overshadowed the story, work to figure out how old Dory is,  and rate where this stands in Pixar Sequels. Plus. just how cute was baby Dory?!?! That and much more. For the week of June 20, this is episode 88 of the Disney Movie Review.   Listen to “The Orlando Episode” of The Dis Unplugged here. http://www.disunplugged.com/2016/06/14/dis-unplugged-podcast-061416-disney-world-show/ Here is the ‘Casting’ video for Moana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pylCYlsjEK0 Check out this interview with composer Thomas Newman http://variety.com/2016/artisans/production/finding-dory-composer-thomas-newman-1201785340/   THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you can spend your time, but you chose to spend time with me and I am very grateful […]

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Walt Disney Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack for “Finding Dory” on June 17, 2016.  The score was composed and conducted by thirteen-time Oscar® nominee and six-time Grammy® winner Thomas Newman (“Spectre,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Saving Mr. Banks”).  Rated PG, “Finding Dory” opens nationwide the same day. “Finding Dory” welcomes back to the big screen Dory, friends Marlin and Nemo—and Newman. “To me, he was one of the cast members of ‘Finding Nemo,'” says director Andrew Stanton. “We formed a close relationship ever since, and now that he is behind the score for ‘Finding Dory,’ it feels like the last member of the family has arrived at the reunion.” “There was no way I could not do ‘Finding Dory,’ says Newman, who was nominated for an Oscar® for his work on “Finding Nemo” and won a Grammy® (best […]

Soundtrack For “Finding Dory” Comes Out June 17


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The Walt Disney Company is proud to celebrate the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth Disney resort worldwide. A three-day grand opening celebration commemorates the culmination of one of the largest foreign investment projects inChina’s history, and Disney’s largest investment to date outside of the United States. The resort’s opening is the result of a long collaborative relationship with the Shanghai Municipal Government and joint venture partner Shanghai Shendi Group, and offers a new world-class tourism destination for guests from China and around the world. At opening, the first phase of the resort is within a land area of 963 acres with additional land available to accommodate future expansion, including additional theme park and other related resort development. “The grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort is one of the proudest moments […]

The Walt Disney Company Celebrates Historic Grand Opening of Shanghai ...


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This week was a light news week, so we get you ready for Finding Dory with a review of Finding Nemo. Does the animation hold up after nearly 13 years? We reveal a controversial view on Pixar that may be proven by Finding Nemo. Plus, a brief look at some of that light news. That and much much more. For the week of June 13, this is episode 87 of The Disney Movie Review! HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAMERON!! Tweet him your birthday wishes @Steppa02 Please take two minutes and take my wife’s survey!  A fascinating look at Shanghai Disney vs. the Wanda park in China. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-08/disney-vs-wanda-how-the-two-theme-parks-stack-up Rogue One reshoots – The story that won’t go away. http://www.techtimes.com/articles/163818/20160608/those-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-reshoots-might-be-way-more-serious-than-initially-reported.htm Moana gets a new poster and trailer by the time you hear this http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/disneys-moana-gets-new-poster-900828 Final box office numbers for Force Awakens https://dorksideoftheforce.com/2016/06/07/star-wars-the-force-awakens-final-box-office-numbers/ Marvel is returning […]

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Recognizing the millions of magical memories made and captured at Walt Disney World Resort every year, Nikon Inc. and Disney have collaborated to offer park guests a guide to capturing precious moments in amazing quality. Located in the “Learn & Explore” area of NikonUSA.com, Nikon’s new “Unforgettable Memories” page is a resource for guests and their loved ones to document their adventures at Walt Disney World Resort and preserve their memories for generations to come. On the “Unforgettable Memories” page, Nikon, the Official Walt Disney World Camera and the Official Disneyland Camera, lends its expertise in the world of imaging to offer highlights of “must-have” shots at a variety of locations throughout the resort, alongside practical photography tips that will allow guests to capture the people and things they love with confidence. Also included are real-world how-to videos curated by […]

Nikon Gives Disney World Guests Tips To Create Picture-Perfect Memories


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Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, today announces that members of the industry-leading Regal Crown Club will have a chance to win a Disney Cruise Line vacation with the purchase of a ticket to Finding Dory.  From Pixar Animation Studios, Finding Dory will be in theatres on June 17. “Finding Dory is a beautiful look into the world of the deep blue sea and now we are offering a chance to view it with your own eyes on a Disney Cruise Line vacation,” said Kelly Hawkins, Vice President of Loyalty Marketing at Regal Entertainment Group.  “The Crown Club delivers the biggest and best contests and rewards, and our members are enjoying those benefits.” One winner and three guests will win a four night/five day Disney Cruise. Guests […]

Regal Launches ‘Finding Dory’ Disney Cruise Sweepstakes


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To celebrate the grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort, The Walt Disney Company today announced a $3.1 million USD (RMB 20 million) donation to fund Disney-themed play spaces and therapeutic play activities at children’s hospitals across China. Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger announced the gift at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center. Over the course of the five-year program, the donation will provide more than 50 hospitals in China with play rooms and therapeutic play activities. Disney will also donate Shanghai Disneyland theme park tickets to support children and their families as they undergo and recover from treatment. “In honor of the grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort, we are creating a bit of Disney magic where it is needed most. With our gift of 20million RMB and tickets to our new theme park, we hope to bring […]

Disney Company Donates $3 Million (RMB 20 Million) Donation to ...