All the Wonderful Worlds of Disney Come Together at the D23 Expo-The Ultimate Disney Fan Event-August 14-16, 2015

By Staff Reports (PORTLAND, Ore.) – March 18, 2014 – All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again under one roof when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of Aug. 14–16, 2015. Each of Disney’s wonderful worlds will […]

DuckTales: Remastered Review

By Jason T. Smith Developer: WayForward Technologies Publisher: Capcom Systems: X-Box 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, PC (Victorville)—“Life is like a hurricane,” many of us remember the familiar show tune line from the animated series DuckTales, which ran from 1987-1990 on the Disney Afternoon programming block. In the midst of the animated series, a game was released for the NES, […]

Disney Consumer Products Ready To Capture Boy’s Imaginations And Dominate Toy Aisles In 2014

By Staff Reports (NEW YORK)– During an action-packed event on Monday, February 17, at the 2014 American International Toy Fair, Disney Consumer Products unveiled its dynamic product lines that will dominate boys toy aisles this year with offerings inspired by highly anticipated content: Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue, Star Wars Rebels, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and The Amazing Spider-Man […]

There is a Disturbance in the Force: Star Wars Comics Go Back To Marvel in 2015, Departs From Dark Horse

By Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation (Victorville)– There is a disturbance in the force. Today, both Disney/Marvel and Dark Horse announced that the Star Wars franchise of comics will be leaving Dark Horse in 2015, and going back to Marvel Comics. This move was anticipated when Disney purchased Marvel, and now we know the official time frame of when it […]

Pastrami Flick Review: Frozen

By Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation (Apple Valley)—Walt Disney Animation Studios have produced some of the most memorable fairy tale based animated films of all time. The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid: the list goes on and on. Now, in 2013, Disney brings another fairy tale to life with Frozen; does it warm the heart or […]

Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Retires From Making Feature Films

Yesterday, the news broke that the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, founder of Studio Ghibli, which has brought the world Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and more, has retired  from making feature length films. Check out the full article below, straight from Anime News Network: Studio Ghibli President Koji Hoshino announced on Sunday that studio founder and world-renowned anime filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki […]

D23 Expo 2013: The Walt Disney Studios Shares Never Before Revealed Details About Upcoming Animation Titles With Fans At D23 Expo

BURBANK, Calif. (Aug. 9, 2013) — The Walt Disney Studios unveiled new details about its upcoming animation slate this morning at the D23 Expo, showcasing new imagery, signature music and behind-the-scenes stories surrounding the roster of upcoming animated adventures. The presentation included information about the just-announced feature film “Zootopia” (working title) from Walt Disney Animation Studios, and the newest film […]

D23 Expo Announces Special 3D Screening of Disney’s Planes

(Burbank)– D23: The Official Disney Fan Club reveals plans for a special 3D screening of the high-flying big-screen adventure Disney’s Planes at the D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event. D23 Expo attendees will be among the first to see Disney’s Planes on its opening day. An action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure from Disneytoon Studios, Disney’s Planes will take flight […]

Pastrami Flick Review: Monsters University

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation (Victorville)— In 2001, Pixar unleashed a powerful, amazing animation called Monsters, Inc. It was different, it was fun, and it had heart. In those years, Pixar has cemented itself as a master of meaningful animations, with Brave, Cars, Wall-E, and many more to their credits. Now, Disney/Pixar brings the world a sequel many have been […]

LUCASFILM LTD., DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE AND PUBLISHING PARTNERS ANNOUNCE SECOND ANNUAL STAR WARS READS DAY

By Staff Reports (New York)– Lucasfilm, Disney Publishing Worldwide, and its publishing partners announced today the second annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 5, 2013.  Last year, 30 authors and 1,500 costumed volunteers participated in over 1,200 Star Wars Reads Day events across North America.  On October 5 of this year, Star Wars fans, authors, and […]

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble Comes to Disney XD This Summer, Sneak Peak This Weekend

I have an army… we have a…Falcon…? The Biggest Heroes. The Biggest Threats. The Biggest Stakes! It’s the most anticipated new animated series to launch this year and this July, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble reunites Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes — Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow & Falcon! Featuring the team that took the world by storm […]

New Trailer for The Lone Ranger

So far, so good! Check out the newest trailer for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, which stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer as the crime fighting duo. Second trailer in, and it looks good to me. I know, many are crying foul that this is going to be the John Carter of 2013…well, I really liked John Carter, so that would […]

Wreck-It Ralph Sequel to Include Mario?

Someone might be going turbo. In an exclusive from Moviehole.com, Director Rich Moore said who he would like to have in the sequel to his wildley popular animated hit, Wreck-It Ralph. It’s everyone’s favorite paunchy plumber, Mario. Even though his nemesis Bowser was seen in the Disney animated flick, the face of Nintendo was nowhere to be seen in the […]

Chopping Block Review: Wreck-It Ralph

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation (Apple Valley) It’s hard to top a Disney animated feature. The quality, the stories, the emotional connections made: Disney knows how to please an audience. So with it’s latest outing, Wreck-It Ralph, Disney aims at not only its longtime Disney fanatics, but at the gamers of the world as well. Is Wreck-It Ralph […]

New Wreck It Ralph Trailer!

I’m gonna wreck it! Check out the newest trailer for Disney’s love letter to video games, Wreck It Ralph! When you look at the sheer wealth of video game characters in this, it’s like a gamer’s dream come true. Bowser, Kano, Zangief, Q-Bert, Pac Man Ghosts, Sonic… I cannot wait for this movie to hit theaters! Check it out when […]

Imperial Snitch gets the Vinyl Treatment

If you’re a fan of Disney’s very popular Vinylmation figures,then like myself, you can’t wait for August 25th to hurry up and get here. That being the release date for Star Wars Vinylmation Series 2 at Disney theme parks and Downtown Disney locations only. Now we’ve already shown you the character line up in our July SDCC post,but thanks to […]

Disney and 20th Century Fox Negotiating: Which Could Mean an Extension for Daredevil Reboot and Characters Returning to Marvel!

He is coming…. Galactus!!! Variety reported some interesting news for Marvel fans. Disney and 20th Century Fox are apparently in negotiations: so that Fox can get an extension on the timeline for their Daredevil do-over, and for several HUGE characters to go back to Marvel, so that they can be used in the core Marvel/Disney films. What characters? GALACTUS! SILVER […]

SDCC 2012: Masquerade is Tonight!

As they say, the freaks come out at night. Tonight marks the annual San Diego Comic Con Masquerade! The most elaborate costumes are saved for this event, but we wanted to bring you some costumes from the convention floor to hold you over. Check back for pics from the Masquerade and more from the mother of all cons, SDCC 2012!

Vinylmation invades Funko at SDCC 2012!

If you’re a fan of Disney’s super popular Vinylmation vinyl collectible figures then you’re in for a treat! A tasty treat! It is only here at this year’s San Diego Comic Con that Vinylmation fans will have the opportunity to purchases 8 different exclusive 3-inch vinyls from the So Tasty food series, each with its scent. Fans will also have […]