Aug 162013

There are lots of good things coming to DVD and Blu-ray in the near future.  Plus lots of free, fun movie-related activities, theater releases, and more.  I cover them all in this week’s entertainment roundup.


Entertainment Roundup: Disneynature's Bears - Earth Day, 2014

Disneynature’s Bears will be the fifth release from Disney’s newest film label.  It will open in theaters on April 18th, 2014 to celebrate Earth Day.  Make plans to see it during opening week as Disneynature, via the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, will make a donation to the National Parks Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks.  Check out the adorable bears in the clip below. Continue reading »

Aug 042013

I normally share a weekly entertainment round-up so that you can stay on top of all the new releases of movies, DVDs, music, TV shows, and more.  But two weeks ago I was in Chicago and missed a week.  So today I have two weeks’ worth of entertainment info for you.


Entertainment Info: "Planes" Race to the Finish! Activities
Disney’s Planes opens this week!  We cannot WAIT to go and see it.  Here’s a cute clip and some free printable activities to tide you over. Continue reading »

Jul 292013

I was provided with an advanced review copy of The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec. All opinions are mine.

I’m not always the hugest fan of foreign films.  I like to read, I like to watch movies, but trying to read the screen while taking the movie in doesn’t exactly spell enjoyment.  But recently I heard about a new adventure movie titled The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec that made me re-think my foreign movie stance.

I read the following boilerplate for the film and with talk of deserts, mummies, and museums, I thought Adèle sounded a bit like a female Indiana Jones:

The year is 1912. This is the story of an intrepid young reporter Adèle Blanc-Sec and her quest for the power of life over death. Her journey would take her to distant lands to face many dangers beneath the sands. She will go to any lengths to achieve her aims, including sailing to Egypt to tackle mummies of all shapes and sizes. Meanwhile in Paris, a 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg on display in the natural history museum has mysteriously hatched, and the creature subjects the city to a reign of terror from the skies. But nothing fazes Adele Blanc-Sec, whose adventures include many more extraordinary surprises…

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