Disney movie toys to return to McDonald’s Happy Meals with new deal

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It’s been more than a decade since those last Disney toys — promoting the DVD release of The Little Mermaid — appeared in McDonald’s Happy meals. But that’s soon going to change with the deal the two companies just announced. At the start of the summer season, consumers will find toys promoting the June 15 … Continue reading "Disney movie toys to return to McDonald’s Happy Meals with new deal"
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Pixar in a Box introduces students to filmmaking with free online lessons

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If seeing Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 3” this weekend has renewed your sense of wonder about how Pixar consistently creates memorable stories, they have a cool way for you to find out! Pixar has partnered with educational service Khan Academy to explain — and teach — the art of storytelling. Best of all, It’s online and it’s … Continue reading "Pixar in a Box introduces students to filmmaking with free online lessons"
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Where to see Dory, Nemo and friends at Walt Disney World

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If you saw “Finding Dory” on opening weekend, you or your little ones likely have fallen in love with the characters, old and new. I know my kids and I did! The good news is that you don’t have to say goodbye to the characters at the theater. You can interact with Nemo, Dory and … Continue reading "Where to see Dory, Nemo and friends at Walt Disney World"
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‘Finding Dory’: a spoiler-free movie review for parents

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Dory may be forgetful, but "Finding Dory" is not forgettable. Not by a long shot. Disney-Pixar's sequel to "Finding Nemo" takes us deeper into the Big Blue World and introduces us to a new cast of characters that blend seamlessly with Marlin, Nemo and other favorites from 13 years ago. Has it really been that long since we met the clownfish? "Finding Dory" takes moviegoers on a journey that is highlighted by laughter. I can't remember the last movie that prompted me to laugh out loud so much in one sitting. And if our theater's audience -- which was comprised of a mix of adults and teens on their own and families with younger and older children -- was a good example, the humor appealed to all ages.
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Dory After Dark events give ‘Finding Nemo’ fans chance to see ‘Finding Dory’ before release

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“Finding Nemo” fans in select cities — including Orlando and Lake Buena Vista — have a special opportunity to see the highly anticipated sequel, “Finding Dory,” before it opens on June 17. Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios have announced a one-night Dory After Dark event, which starts with a screening of “Finding Nemo” … Continue reading "Dory After Dark events give ‘Finding Nemo’ fans chance to see ‘Finding Dory’ before release"
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Review: Disney-Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

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My 11-year-old daughter had been looking forward to “The Good Dinosaur” for quite some time and we talked about the movie a lot beforehand, so I had high hopes when we arrived at a screening this week. Unfortunately, I left the theater not feeling quite as entertained as I had hoped I would be. “The … Continue reading "Review: Disney-Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’"
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Disney celebrates Dino Week with events at Disney Parks in advance of ‘The Good Dinosaur’ movie

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Dino Week kicked off at The Walt Disney Company on Saturday, and the festivities continue through Nov. 21. It’s all leading up to the release of the new Disney-Pixar animated 3D film, “The Good Dinosaur,” on Nov. 25, of course. (Watch for my review on AllEars.Net on opening day!) At Disney Store locations nationwide, including … Continue reading "Disney celebrates Dino Week with events at Disney Parks in advance of ‘The Good Dinosaur’ movie"
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