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This week on the podcast we talk about Pixar’s new trailer for Cars 3. Then we move on to Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2, which opened to more than $145 million but could still fail. We talk about how that might be a good thing. Then we dive into those rumors surrounding Johnny Depp and the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The conversation gets really interesting once we talk about the plans Disney has for the film in China. Plus we talk about that new nighttime fireworks show and launch a contest that could add a new Disney movie to your collection. That and much, much more. For the week of May 15, 2017, this is episode 131 of The Disney Movie Review. (Listen to the full episode below) Disney Movie Giveaway Before we get […]

Cars 3 Trailer, 2Q Financials and Happily Ever After – ...


This Week Cars 3 gets a full trailer and it looks like a return to form for the Franchise. Disney releases its entire slate of films through 2021 and refuses to name some movies that really should have names. Plus we talk Born in China and how Beauty and the Beast beat Star Wars…That and much much, more. For the Week of May 1, this is Episode 129 of The Disney Movie Review. Sorry for the long intro this week, but I wanted to let you know that I will be accepting advertisers for the show. (If you listen to the show and want to promote your business, you’ll be able to buy time for a discount!). That being said, I can promise you three things. 1.) I will always let you know when I am promoting an ad. 2.) I […]

Disney’s 2021 Slate And Born In China


Rey Standing by Shore in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
This week, Lucasfilm Releases the first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Marvel released the trailer for Thor: Ragnarok and Disney Nature got in on the fun to release their Dolphins Trailer. We ask whether Disney Animation is paying enough attention to boys, Plus a lot of people are upset about a lingerie inspired by Disney Princesses. That and much, much more. For the week of April 17, 2017 episode 127 WARNING: While we don’t mention anything explicit, we do talk about lingerie in this episode. Star Wars: The Last Jedi This week Lucasfilm released the trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi (which you can see here). Ed, Cameron and Kristin felt like this was a pretty good look at the movie while I was the odd man out on this discussion. I think my expectations were a […]

Last Jedi, Ragnarok, and Lingerie – The Disney Movie Review ...



It’s a light news week so we switch up the format a bit. We ask the seven questions facing each of the studios this week…plus one for Disney Parks. Plus we give our thoughts on who should be included as a Disney Legend and who shouldn’t be. Check out the questions and articles below. Edit: I forgot to ask the Disney Animation Studios question so we have to catch up on that one next week. Disney Pictures: Should the live action Mulan be a musical? http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/03/20/live-action-mulan-may-not-be-a-musical Disney Animation (This is the question I forgot to ask) Disneys next Animated Feature is Ralph Breaks the Internet:  Wreck-It Ralph 2. Is Disney doing enough to cater to you young boys with their animated feature films? Disney Nature New clip of Born in China https://youtu.be/7Wc9rTSiiu0 Why has Disney taken a decidedly younger tone […]

The Seven Questions of Disney – The Disney Movie Review ...


This week Sony releases a new trailer for Spider-Man and thinks they’re ready to go solo. Disney has a mysterious live-action movie set to release in three months that no one knows about, and we debate which country should be the next addition to EPCOT. For the week of April 3, 2017, this is Episode 125. Check out Ed’s site www.disneymoviedatabase.com Visit Disney with Kristin www.facebook.com/kristingoofygetaways  Spider-Man Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiTECkLZ8HM Here is more on Sony’s plan for Spidey and his friends. http://variety.com/2017/film/box-office/venom-girl-in-the-spiders-web-1202010562/ Here’s more on that live action fairytale http://www.slashfilm.com/disney-live-action-fairy-tale-release-dates/ Disney movies through 2019 http://www.thedisneymoviereview.com/disney-movie-release-dates-announced/ Rey has started training http://www.mobipicker.com/star-wars-episode-8-last-jedi-footage-shown-cinemacon/ What will the new EPCOT pavilion be? http://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2017/03/28/new-spain-and-brazil-pavilions-rumored-for-epcot Reactions to PoC 5 http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/reactions-pirates-caribbean-cinemacon-46438975 Henry Turner! http://elitedaily.com/entertainment/film/pirates-caribbean-five-theory-confirmed/1844292/ Wreck it Ralph Sequel http://www.chipandco.com/wreck-ralph-sequel-title-release-date-story-announced-263425/ THANK YOU! Thank you for listening! There are a lot of ways you can spend your time, but you chose […]

Sony’s Contract and Disney’s 2019 Slate – The Disney Movie ...


This week, Disney is being sued over claims that it stole the idea, characters and dialogue for Zootopia. Also, a new streaming content competitor has popped up and it’s led by a former Disney executive. Plus, Beauty and the Beast makes $500 million in 7 days, making it the sixth biggest seven-day movie opening of all time. That said, movie theaters are facing new pressure from studios to shorten the length between box office release and home video. And, oh yeah, Bob Iger’s contract got extended through 2019. That and much, much more. For the week of March 27, 2017 this is episode 124 of The Disney Movie Review. Support Funding for the Arts  PeopleForTheArts.org Disney is being sued for copyright infringement on Zootopia http://fortune.com/2017/03/21/disney-zootopia-lawsuit/ Disney wasn’t able to get the case thrown out here http://www.thedisneymoviereview.com/7/ Disney settled the Frozen […]

Zootopia’s Lawsuit and Beauty’s $500M Record – The Disney Movie ...



This week, Fans are mad that Thor: Ragnarok is going to be funny, but Director Taika Waititi is making it clear that he doesn’t really care. Someone thought it was a good idea to make a music video for Beauty and the Beast, but they were very wrong. Plus, Bob Iger quoted the musical Hamilton during the annual Shareholders meeting, so we made him a musical. That and much, much more. For the week of March 13, 2017 this is episode 122 of the Disney Movie Review. Loki told Fandango that Thor Ragnarok is going to be the funniest Thor yet. https://twitter.com/ErikDavis/status/833360198551085056 This caused fans to go crazy, but the Director didn’t really care. https://www.flickeringmyth.com/2017/02/thor-ragnarok-director-responds-to-concerns-over-the-films-comedic-tone/ Team Thor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPNBKT6JLSU Beauty and the Beast Music Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axySrE0Kg6k We now know what Luke says to Rey (SPOILER!!!) https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/mar/09/star-wars-the-last-jedi-first-footage-disney-daisy-ridley-hamill-skywalker More information on the Shareholder […]

Thor is Funny and Iger is Musical – The Disney ...


This week Guardians of the Galaxy and Pirates of the Caribbean both got new trailers and some surprising results, Bob Iger says he would be open to staying as CEO even though Disney’s stock is falling, and we are pretty positive that theme park ticket prices will be going up soon so we get a jump on the conversation. That and much, much more. For the week of February 13, 2017, this is Episode 119 of The Disney Movie Review. Sorry that we went a little long this week.  Here is the Guardians trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaLNiC-bKHQ Here is the Pirates trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3wJjLXjySg Here’s some more info on the social media impact of Guardians of the Galaxy and Pirates of the Caribbean. http://deadline.com/2017/02/fate-of-the-furious-guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-pirates-of-the-caribbean-transformers-last-knight-1201904671/ Check out the Infinity war teaser https://youtu.be/sAOzrChqmd0 Bob Iger says he is open to staying. Does he have an […]

Two Trailers and a Bob – The Disney Movie Review ...