Tag Archives: Movies

Did You Know? Pirates of the Caribbean…

Did You Know? Pirates of the Caribbean... 1 There are so many beloved and iconic attractions in Disney Parks.  From the Haunted Mansion, The Jungle Cruise, “it’s a small world”, and many many others. One of the most loved is Pirates of the Caribbean.  Let’s talk about the swashbuckling attraction a bit.  I won’t go into all the details of the ride but will point out a few things you may not know about the classic attraction. Continue Reading

Wizarding in Disney

Wizarding in Disney 6 All Hail the Main Streeters! Blow the fanfare; they have returned to read the blog!  Happy Thursday Friends, and welcome back to The Main Street Mouse! As I continue down memory lane, unearthing Walt’s classic movies and finding enlightenment, life lessons, and wonderful quotes to share with you all, the journey continues to the 18th animated film by Walt; the Sword in the Stone. Unfortunately, if you follow Di Continue Reading

The 10 Most Beloved Disney Truths

The 10 Most Beloved Disney Truths 10 From the Oh My Disney blog Disney movies have taught us just about everything we know. For many of us, these films were our first exposure to the the joys and pitfalls of life, and those lessons ring true every time they are put to the test. Get ready to revisit these ten beloved Disney truths that you probably practice day in and day out: 1. Hard work pays off. Even as a kid, Tiana knew she wanted to one day op Continue Reading

Cataloguing Monster Maker Rick Baker’s History With the Walt Disney Company

Cataloguing Monster Maker Rick Baker’s History With the Walt Disney Company 11 From the Disney Insider Starting on May 30th, 400 items from the personal collection of famed makeup artist and visual effects pioneer Rick Baker will go up for auction. This is huge, as Baker has created creatures, makeup effects, and general wizardry to countless iconic films, among them John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London (a movie that he won the first-ever Makeup Oscar for), David Cronenberg’s Video Continue Reading

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney•Pixar Films

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney•Pixar Films 12 From the Oh My Disney blog If there’s one thing we love more than watching Disney•Pixar films, it’s learning fun facts about Disney•Pixar films. So, the next time you’re having a movie night, here are some little-known facts to impress all of your friends with: In the beginning of Up, Charles Muntz stands on the same stage used in the Disney•Pixar short, Presto. All the world’s a stage … that you c Continue Reading

Movies that were filmed at MGM Studios

Movies that were filmed at MGM Studios 13 When Disney was planning for a new pavilion in EPCOT Future World they were brainstorming ideas of one being based around a movie theme. The ride that was going to be included was The Great Movie Ride. But newly appointed CEO Michael Eisner came up with another idea. Instead of just placing the ride in a park, why not base a park around the ride. So in 1989 we got a third park in Walt Disney World, Disney MGM Studi Continue Reading

Proof That Celebrities Love Disney Magic as Much as We Do

Proof That Celebrities Love Disney Magic as Much as We Do 14 We’ve seen it in magazines: celebrities are just like us. They order coffee, they go on walks, they go to the dentist, and most importantly, they love Disney movies as much as we do! We’ve corralled some of our favorite stars’ favorite Disney movies so you can go, “huh. That’s cool,” repeatedly. You’re welcome. Jeremy Renner, The Jungle Book  We guess he’s gone through most of his life with “The Continue Reading

Disney True Stories

Disney True Stories 15 It’s time for the one week countdown until McFarland, USA runs into theaters everywhere.The based-on-a-true story movie involves cross country running, a group of entirely inspiring kids, an epic song by Juanes, and an important lesson about support and teamwork. Before we continue, have you seen the trailer? Either way, here it is. We’ll wait while you watch… We know what you’re thinking. “Is this really Continue Reading

Learn How Dave Bautista caught the Acting Bug in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Learn How Dave Bautista caught the Acting Bug in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 16 Everyone is talking about Guardians of the Galaxy and how it’s blowing fans away.  I’ve heard so many people say it’s by far their favorite Marvel movie to date.  I remember when I first heard the movie was going to be made, I was so excited but also wondered how Marvel/Disney was going to get the right actor’s to bring these characters to life?  As casting started and finding out who wou Continue Reading

San Diego Comic Con: Day 3 Marvel From Hall H

San Diego Comic Con: Day 3 Marvel From Hall H 17 Marvel has become one of the biggest parts of the San Diego Comic Con over the last few years.  Everybody starts wondering for weeks before, what will Marvel do exactly?  What announcements will come out?  Who will show up??  If you recall from last year, one of my personal highlights from the con was when Loki showed up in Hall H and asked, “Where are your Avengers now?”  From the crowd chanting h Continue Reading

The Most Magical Disney Transformations

The Most Magical Disney Transformations 18 One thing that most Disney movies have in common is there is some type of transformation that takes place.  The Disney Style blog put out this video highlighting some of the most memorable transformation in Disney.  Sometimes, this change is expressed outwardly, in which the transformation is reflected in their appearance or style. A transformation is more than just a new outfit though, it’s how a character’s Continue Reading