5 fantastic things weekend

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of The Great Mouse Detective by streaming the animated classic on Disney+ this Friday. That same day, the streaming service will add the 1993 film The Sandlot to its library as part of its ever-growing “Summer of Disney+” lineup. Hulu on Friday will debut the original documentary feature …

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The Films of Ron & John on Disney+

The Films of Ron & John on Disney+

By Courtney Potter On November 25, 1992, audiences first met a smart, scrappy street rat; a headstrong yet kind princess; and a Genie with a hilariously kinetic energy that could probably be seen from space. Take those characters, mix in some ultra-memorable songs from the likes of Disney Legends Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Sir …

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Disney movies

15 Disney Movies You Should Definitely Revisit Right Now

By D23 Team Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Cinderella. Mary Poppins. The Little Mermaid. Beauty and the Beast. Toy Story. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For decades, Disney has projected some of the world’s best-loved films onto the silver screen, stories that continue to delight fans young and old. But what about some of …

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it's a small world

Spring Forward with Your Favorite Disney Clocks

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today at 2:00:00 a.m. all the clocks turned forward an hour, so if you’ve been running late or are just plain confused, now you know why! You better make sure to spring your clocks forward, or, if you still need some help with the time, why not look to these famous clocks …

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Peter Pan's shadow

Shadowing Disney: 10 Shadows for Groundhog’s Day

By Jim Fanning Looking to see your shadow today? Or do you leave that to Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrated groundhog who retreats back to bed for six more weeks of winter if he sees his shadow but promises an early spring if he doesn’t. Shadows have been part of Disney animation almost from the start, …

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Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Hercules, The Princess and the Frog

Your Guide to the Fantastic Disney Films of Ron & John

By Courtney Potter In the 1970s, two young animators—Ron Clements and John Musker—joined The Walt Disney Company, and found themselves working on future classics including The Fox and the Hound. Eventually, the men teamed up to direct an animated film themselves… and it’s not hyperbole to say that the rest is, literally, history. Ron & …

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The Great Mouse Detective

Did You Know? Unravel 8 Sneaky Facts from The Great Mouse Detective

By Jim Fanning Get a clue! As you may have deduced, it’s the 30th anniversary of Disney’s The Great Mouse Detective, which was released on July 2, 1986. The intriguing animated action-adventure details the exploits of a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mouse. Tricked out in deerstalker hat and Inverness cape, and brandishing a calabash pipe and magnifying …

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The Great Mouse Detective

The Great Mouse Detective is Released

Do you know which film was released on this day in 1986? Here’s a clue: It was based on the book “Basil of Basil Street” by Eve Titus, telling the tale of a super-intelligent sleuth who, along with his friend and sidekick Dr. Dawson, must match wits with the greatest criminal mind in the world: …

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