8 “Hidden Gem” Disney Films You Need to Check Out on Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman Since Disney+ is a treasure trove of Disney content available for streaming, now is your chance to discover the “hidden gems” of Disney’s filmography—meaning, the fun and unique Disney films that you might not have in your current collection. Discover new favorites (or track down that one wacky film you haven’t had …

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Goal! The Dream Begins

Our Top 7 Winning Disney Soccer Moments

By Karina Schink The first leg of the World Cup is over! Hopefully your team made it through, but regardless of the outcome, there’s always a Disney team to root for! Here are some of our top Disney soccer highlights. 1. Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior This Disney Channel Original Movie premiered in 2006 and introduced …

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Under appreciated Sherman Brothers songs

13 Underrated Sherman Brothers Songs to Enjoy Today!

By Courtney Potter Music. It’s one of the most memorable components of any Disney movie. From Snow White’s lilting “Some Day My Prince Will Come,” to Moana’s resolute “How Far I’ll Go,” music propels each and every Disney story to the next level—of comedy, of adventure, of romance, and of plain ol’ fun. And no …

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Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange and Disney—A Legacy of Magic

By Jim Frye Marvel is making some magic. The latest film from Marvel Studios has a bit of faith, trust, and pixie… er, magic dust. Sound familiar? Fans of magical storytelling have flocked to Disney films for decades, embracing Tinker Bell, Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother, and Mickey Mouse’s famous Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Now, the wizards at Marvel …

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

6 Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks

By Courtney Potter Bedknobs and Broomsticks reunited the creative team behind Disney’s blockbuster Mary Poppins—including director Robert Stevenson; producer and writer Bill Walsh; co-writer Don DaGradi; art director Peter Ellenshaw; special effects technician Eustace Lycett; and the award-winning songwriting team of Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman. Based on characters from a novel by Mary …

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Your Votes Are In. The Award Goes To…

With the Academy Awards® just a few days away, we asked D23 fans on Facebook and Twitter to pick their Disney favorites from our Oscar® ballot and the results are in. The winners are… Best Mode of Travel: Car—The Absent-Minded Professor Black Pearl—Pirates of the Caribbean WINNER—Balloons—Up Umbrella—Mary Poppins Best Character in a Disney Short: …

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D23’s Lineup of Events for 2016

UPDATED April 11: Please see below for date changes and event additions. In 2016, D23 will expand member events with more experiences on the East Coast and new twists on current favorites.* January 29 D23 Behind-the-Scenes Experience Burbank, California February 20 Alice in Wonderland Burbank, California March 3 Have a Wild Time at Zootopia Chicago, IL …

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photo of Jaimie and Katie Gensamer posing with Minnie Mouse

Jaimie and Katie Gensamer

Sisters and D23 Members Jaimie and Katie Gensamer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, can be seen in the Disney parks subtly dressed as Disney characters.

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movie still of Davd Tomlinson hawking potions and charms in Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Discovered in a Bedknobs and Broomsticks Prop

While inspecting a prop for an Archives display, Becky Cline, director of the Walt Disney Archives, and Steven Clark, head of D23 and the Walt Disney Archives, noticed a small, yellow, crumpled-up piece of paper in the bottom of a Bedknobs and Broomsticks prop.

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