1. James and the Giant Peach

Stop Everything and Watch These Stop-Motion Movies on Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the movie James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton, who has explored many strange and wonderful worlds through his stunning stop-motion films. The art of stop-motion allows filmmakers to build amazing, intricate environments—and frame by frame, they craft a story unlike…

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Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” Is the Ultimate Gift

By Zach Johnson

Deck the halls and celebrate Christmas all month long with Freeform and the highly anticipated “25 Days of Christmas” month-long event, beginning Tuesday, December 1, immediately following the network’s monthlong “Kickoff to Christmas” event in November!

Unwrap new holiday favorites with the network premieres of Almost Christmas, Dr….

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Disney Movie Ghosts Quiz

Prove You’re A Ghostly Genius by Acing This Disney Ghost Trivia Quiz

By the D23 Team
During the Halloween season, Disney fans love watching and rewatching some of their favorite ghoulishly delightful films—but how well do you actually know these scary good classics? We’ve rounded up frightfully fun batch of trivia about characters from “regions beyond” to put your ghostly genius to the test. Do you feel a chill? It could be…

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Zero Marshmallows - iris

Zero Marshmallows Recipe

It’s no secret that fans of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas love Jack Skellington’s faithful sidekick, Zero. We’re celebrating the spookiest time of year with a treat you can enjoy from now through winter-Zero Marshmallows. We think they make perfect treats on their own and even cuter toppings for your hot chocolate.
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before…

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lunar new year dogs

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Our Favorite Disney Dogs

By Megan Deppe

We can’t find a single bone to pick with any of these cuddly canines as we prepare to celebrate the Lunar New Year! The Year of the Dog begins today and we can think of no better time to celebrate our favorite pups from throughout Disney’s history. We’ve seen Disney dogs help their owners find true love, guard them in times of danger, and settle…

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Hocus Pocus

Everything You Need to Watch During Freeform’s 13 Nights of Halloween

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Freeform prepares to cast a spell on you with its 18th annual 13 Nights of Halloween celebration, running from Wednesday, October 19, 2016 through Monday, October 31, 2016. The chilling countdown to Halloween starts with a night of classics and The Nightmare Before Christmas and the network television premiere of R.L. Stine’s Monsterville:…

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Photo of Disney Legend Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman

Daniel Elfman grew up immersed in movie music.
“I could listen to the scores of Max Steiner, Franz Waxman, and Erich Korngold and identify them. I was really proud.”
“I could hear something and go, ‘That’s definitely Max Steiner,’ and Nino Rota was huge. I loved playing the game of tuning into a movie on television, trying to guess who the composer was, then…

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Photo of Geek of the Week Matthew Heid

Matthew Heid

I love Disney, especially the parks!

It was after our first family trip to Walt Disney World that I decided I would like to become a Disney Imagineer. In sixth grade, I started building LEGO models of my favorite Disney attractions and making short films, which I posted to YouTube. They must have been sprinkled with pixie dust because somehow they caught the…

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Jack Skellington sugar cookies

Jack Skellington Sugar Cookies

Makes 18 cookies.

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
¾ cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
½ tsp. vanilla extract

2 egg whites
3 cups confectioners’ sugar
black food coloring paste
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl and whisk until combined. Set…

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Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas is released

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is Released

T’was The Nightmare Before Christmas that debuted on this day,
and proved through the years it was now here to stay.

Morbid and funny, it did entertain,
as it unraveled tales out of Tim Burton’s brain.

Casting a spell, perhaps with a potion,
it enchanted the crowd with the art of stop motion.

When back in ’01 out at Disneyland Park,
it appeared in a ride…

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