This week, the Cars 3 trailer is making waves and leaving parents asking why is Pixar making my kids cry? A high school lesson plan says Beauty and the Beast promotes domestic violence, and we talk about that rumor that Disney is buying Netflix. That and much, much more. For the week of December 5, this is episode 108 of The Disney Movie Review. The Cars 3 Trailer is traumatizing kids http://ca.motor1.com/news/129951/cars-3-trailer-traumatizing-kids/ Here’s more on that Beauty and the Beast curriculum. http://www.inquisitr.com/3747565/beauty-and-the-beast-promotes-domestic-violence-this-school-lesson-plan-has-harsh-words-about-disney-heroines/ Here’s why Emma Watson didn’t want Belle to wear a corset http://www.self.com/story/emma-watson-refused-a-corset-on-the-set-of-beauty-and-the-beast Disney isn’t buying Netflix http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2016/12/01/disney-isnt-buying-netflix-in-2017.html Bob Iger will work with Donald Trump http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-bob-iger-donald-trump-20161202-story.html Chris Pratt on his Dad’s death and Guardians 2 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3987522/Chris-Pratt-reveals-filming-Guardians-Galaxy-Vol-2-helped-deal-father-s-death.html Here’s more on Disney’s alleged sweatshop toys https://www.greenamerica.org/about/newsroom/releases/2015-11-20-New%20Green%20America%20Campaign%20Calls%20Out%20Hasbro%20and%20Disney%20for%20Sweatshop-Made%20Toys.cfm Kristin was totally right about David Bowie! https://www.yahoo.com/movies/moana-costar-jemaine-clement-on-his-crab-tastic-david-bowie-impression-155622795.html THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There […]

Cars 3 and the Netflix rumor – The Disney Movie ...


This week it’s our spoiler review of ‘Moana.’ Oh yeah, and we explain why we missed last week. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! 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. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it with your friends on your preferred social media site. If you’ve listened to fewer than five episodes, welcome to Disney Movie Nation! If you like what you hear, visit the website to sign-up for our email list to get more Disney Movie News. If you aren’t a fan, that’s okay too. Find another podcast you love and support the content you love! Contact me: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyMovieReview Twitter: @DSNYMovieReview Buy a shirt: www.distshirts.com http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedisneymoviereview/Episode_107.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]

‘Moana’ Spoiler Review – The Disney Movie Review 107


This week Disney reports its fourth quarter financials and the news is not good. Should Disney look at selling ESPN? Does the financial turmoil make the CEO job less attractive? How can the studios help boost the company? Plus, we have a lot of little stories…as if something else happened this week that dominated the news this week. For the week of November 14, this is Episode 106 of The Disney Movie Review. Here’s more info on Beauty and the Beast http://www.ew.com/article/2016/11/02/beauty-and-the-beast-emma-watson-kevin-kline Toy Story 4 and The Incredibles 2 swap dates http://variety.com/2016/film/news/incredibles-2-toy-story-4-pixar-1201901499/ Here are some new details about Dr. Strange http://www.hngn.com/articles/215836/20161107/doctor-strange-2-plot-revealed-benedict-cumberbatch-thor-ragnarok-avengers.htm Thanks to Cameron Jones, Kristin Dibiase, Ed Buskirk, Saood Ul Hasaan for help with this week’s episode. THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you can spend your time, but you chose to spend time […]

Disney’s Down Quarter and Selling ESPN – The Disney Movie ...



This Week things get a little mystic on our spoiler review of Dr. Strange. We talk about the visual effects that took us to another dimension. Did whitewashing really ruin the movie? And Disney released some pictures from the new live-action Beauty and the Beast. We take a look and give our opinions. That and much, much more. For the week of November 7, this is episode 105 of The Disney Movie Review. Listen to the hour-long episode below or download it to your phone. 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. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it with your friends on your preferred social media site. If you’ve listened to fewer than […]

The Dr. Strange Spoiler Review – The Disney Movie Review ...


This week Disney reached its highest box office ever and I’m betting they will peak next year. Marvel released the teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Tape 2 and Disney Animation releases a clip from Moana. Plus, Lucasfilm is suing a fan over cybersquatting. That and much, much more. For the week of October 24, this is Episode 104 of The Disney Movie Review. Next week we won’t have a show. Happy Halloween in advance!  Disney reached it highest international box office ever. http://variety.com/2016/film/news/captain-america-civil-war-finding-dory-disney-box-office-record-1201891155/ Guardians Teaser https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WhQcK-Zaok New Moana Clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88_Ailmf8Z4 Lucasfilm is suing a fan http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/disneys-lucasfilm-sues-academy-teaches-938781?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR+Breaking+News_now_2016-10-17+08%3A57%3A25_ehayden&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_breakingnews Wanda hires EX-Disney Theme Park Exec. http://www.businessinsider.com/r-chinas-wanda-hires-ex-disney-exec-to-lead-theme-park-drive-source-2016-10 Dr. Strange is tracking to open to between $55-75 million http://collider.com/doctor-strange-box-office-opening-weekend/#tracking James Gunn said he’d like to see a movie about Nebula http://screencrush.com/gunn-guardians-nebula-spinoff/ Marvel is getting a day at sea on Disney Cruise Lines […]

Box Office Records & New Clips – The Disney Movie ...


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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC9abcLLQpI Don’t just take it from our interview. Listen to what Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin think about women in film on this podcast. http://www.chickswhoscript.com/podcast/forty-one-lauren-hynek-elizabeth-martin-and-magic-realization-page-87 Check out James Gunn’s Facebook post. http://www.ew.com/article/2016/10/13/guardians-galaxy-james-gunn-women-sequel 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xo3af_6_Jk Here is more information on the visitor problem in Shanghai http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/05/media/disney-shanghai-china-visitors/ 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. thedisneymoviereview@gmail.com. Here is the link to the song #1 Spice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ1OblYm5YY   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 ...