This week Lucasfilm released the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. We break it down and ask whether those reshoots still matter. The internet went crazy over rumors of a white guy stealing the show in the new Mulan movie. But there is more to this story. And James Gunn promises Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will blow away your expectations for women in a Marvel movie. That and much, much more. For the week of October 17, this is episode 103 of The Disney Movie Review. Check out the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Don’t just take it from our interview. Listen to what Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin think about women in film on this podcast. Check out James Gunn’s Facebook post. Here is more on the bechdel test. […]

The Rogue Mulan – The Disney Movie Review 103

This week, the live-action version of Mulan now has a release date. The teaser drops for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, but where is Captain Jack? Plus, we put on our investigative hats to try to figure out why Queen of Katwe launched with a horrible $2.5 million box office. And is there anything Disney wouldn’t do in order to succeed in China? We debate it. That and much, much more. For the week of Oct 10, this is episode 102 of The Disney Movie Review. The Live Action Mulan is set to come out on Nov 2, 2018 Here is the teaser for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men Tell No Tales Here is more information on the visitor problem in Shanghai THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you […]

Pirates Teaser and Mulan’s Date – The Disney Movie Review ...

This week it’s our spoiler review of The Queen of Katwe, Disney’s newest movie. Is the movie really too positive as some critics have said? What can we learn from a chess-playing teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda? And what sort of awesome will the new Lion King live-action film be? That and much, much more. For the week of October 3, this is Episode 101 of The Disney Movie Review.   E-mail me if you are interested in my friend’s condo. We can get you a week in Disney World for less than $2,000. Here is the link to the song #1 Spice.   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 for that. […]

Queen of Katwe Spoiler Review – The Disney Movie Review ...

This week we celebrate our 100th episode. We talk about the Maui costume controversy, the return of the Disneyland Annual Pass for Southern California residents, and why there won’t be any hairy chests in the new, live-action Beauty and the Beast.  Plus, we have a special episode within an episode. And we reminisce on 100 episodes of Disney movie magic. That and much more. For the week of September 26, 2016, this is Episode 100 of The Disney Movie Review. Here’s more information on why Disney decided to pull the costume for Maui. Disneyland is bringing back its annual pass for Southern Californians Is Every last inch of Gaston covered with hair? The world may never know. If you’ve never heard Kristin’s show, “Mouseflicks,” you’re going to want to take a listen to this. THANK YOU! […]

Moana Costumes and Annual Passes – The Disney Movie Review ...

This week, Moana gets an official trailer and we are definitely smelling what Maui is cooking. Disney makes a deal with Turner for the TV Rights of Star Wars, but did they get enough money? The Dr. Strange “whitewashing” controversy enters a new chapter and did Disney just make a hire that could lead to the next CEO? I think so. Plus, what the heck happened to the show last week? That and much, much more. For the week of September 19, 2016, this is Episode 99 of The Disney Movie Review. If you happen to struggle with depression, check out this link. Moana Trailer Turner Networks will be the exclusive home of Star Wars on cable in a $200 million deal. New Dr.  Strange clip Dr. Strange Director Scott Derekson is commenting on the Tilda Swinton […]

Moana Trailer and Star Wars Turner – The Disney Movie ...

Summer is officially over. We take a look at Disney’s box-office and why some think next year will be pretty bad. Disney also gets accused of wiping all of the Christian out of Queen of Katwe. And why ESPN cares what their audience thinks, but Disney World doesn’t. For the week of Sept. 5, 2016, this is episode 98 of the Disney Movie Review. Is Queen of Katwe Christian Enough? Does Disney care too much about what their audience thinks? Skip Bayless thinks so. Beauty and the Beast comes out September 6th. Check out some bonus feature clips. Check out the video of Thor and Daryll The Rogue One toy line is hitting shelves Sept 30. If you have a spare $80, check out this Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet Here’s the song we closed […]

No Christian in Katwe? – The Disney Movie Review 098

This week we’re talking about character diversity (or lack thereof), a new writer for Dr. Strange and just what does “Rogue One” mean? That and much, much more. For the week of August 29, this is episode 97 of The Disney Movie Review. My dad is my special guest this week. He’s been diagnosed with early onset dementia and doesn’t talk much. I apologize for the echo. It was important to me to record an episode with him and I hope you enjoy it. We’ll be back to normal next week. Check out the Slash Film article I spoke about. Just what is going on with Dr. Strange? What does Rogue One mean? Check out this “First Look” at the Live-Action Beauty and the Beast. The top 10 most anticipated movies of the fall Tom is […]

Mary Jane and Not So Strange – The Disney Movie ...

This week Magic Kingdom officially welcomes a new princess which could change everything for Disney royalty, Disney spends a billion dollars in an effort to fix its ESPN problem and no one seems to care. Now that the Olympics are over, we compare our favorite Olympians to Disney characters. For the week of August 22, this is episode 96 of the Disney Movie Review. Here is princess Elena’s “welcoming” ceremony. Check out more information about Disney’s investment in BamTech Casting call for Avengers: Infinity Wars Rumors that Iron Man may be in Dr. Strange. No plans for a Guardians 3? More bad news for Pirates of the Caribbean 5 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 […]

Princess Elena and a Billion Dollar Purchase – The Disney ...