Mar 022013

Party Ideas to Celebrate Oz the Great and Powerful

Oz the Great and Powerful Party Ideas

I love a themed party, which you probably could tell from my Avengers family night and Minnie Mouse party ideas for Bubbles’ birthday party.  I have some fun ideas planned for some of this summer’s upcoming movies and one of them may just need to be an Oz the Great and Powerful party.  I am so anxious to see it after hearing all the great reviews.  Fortunately it opens next week so the wait is almost over.  We’ve actually been invited to a pre-screening early next week and I’m hoping that we’ll be able to attend.

Oz the Great and Powerful Party Ideas

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Feb 172013

Oz the Great and Powerful: Journey to Oz Tour Balloon

Oz the Great and Powerful Journey to Oz Tour Balloon

Hot air balloons have always been fascinating to me.  When I was very young, one abruptly landed on my parent’s lawn (true story, a topic for another post).  They are also a large part of the celebration around the Kentucky Derby.  There is a Balloon Fest (which includes a race, tour, and glow) here each year and it’s quite a sight with balloons of every color and dozens of designs.

So the new Journey to Oz Tour Balloon is something I find very cool.  The balloon had it’s first appearance during the premier at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on February 13th (search the hashtag #DisneyOzEvent on Twitter and you may see some photos of it from a few fellow bloggers who attended).  The second appearance was today at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.  Two more planned stops include the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on February 20th and then Central Park in New York City on March 5th and 6th. Continue reading »

Feb 062013

Oz the Great and Powerful

Disney's Oz the Great and Powerful Movie - Opens March 8th, 2013

There is so much exciting Oz the Great and Powerful news to share with you all.  As the movie’s March 8th release date draws closer it seems something fun and Oz-y is being announced or released almost every day.  Just in the past week there have been three new items – and I have them all for you.

First, Disney just announced that superstar Mariah Carey has recorded the song “Almost Home” for the movie.  You’ll have a chance to hear it before the movie, too; it’s going to be released as a single on February 19th.  “‘Almost Home’ has a message that works beautifully with the film,” Mariah Carey says of the song she co-wrote and co-produced  for Oz The Great and Powerful. “It’s a feel-good record; it gives you the feeling of reaching your home and being with people that you love.” Continue reading »

Jan 302013

#SB47 Commercial Sneak Peek

We always watch the Big Game on Sunday and it’s usually because of the football with the commercials being an added bonus.  This year’s teams don’t really excite us much, so this Sunday will be mostly about the commercials, with the football a distant second.  Fortunately there will be two commercials highlighting Disney’s amazing upcoming movies!  I cannot wait to see them in their entirety  but in the meantime, I have a sneak peek of both to share with you!

The Lone Ranger

Super Bowl 2013 Commercial Sneak Peek

First up is the new 90 second spot for the Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films summer blockbuster “The Lone Ranger”.  It will air during the 2 p.m. EST pre-game show on CBS.  Along with the new trailer you’ll have the chance to win some great prizes in the “Who Will You Ride With on Game Day” Sweepstakes*.  Just watch the Sunday trailer, follow the @LoneRanger on Twitter, and answer the trivia questions about the spot using the hashtag #LONERANGER.  You could win SUBWAY® gift cards, Kawasaki helmets, and more! Continue reading »

Jan 022013

2013 Disney Movies

On New Year’s I posted a recap of my favorite Disney movies in 2012.  There were so many great ones!  Next year will be no different: the line-up of releases that fall under the Disney umbrella are spectacular!  As each movie gets closer I’ll have more updates for you about each and hopefully some reviews, too!

I honestly can’t pick which one I’m most excited about.  Monsters University, Iron Man 3, and Thor are probably my top choices: we love the Marvel franchise and Monsters, Inc. is one of my favorite Disney movies so I’m excited for this “prequel”.  But Saving Mr. Banks is high on my list, too, as I love Disney history and I’m interested in the story of how Mr. Walt Disney brought Mary Poppins to the big screen.

How do you choose just one??

Oz The Great And Powerful – March 8th

2013 Disney Movies: Oz The Great And Powerful with James Franco and Milla Kunis

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