Julie Andrews

6 Times Julie Andrews Dazzled in the Worlds of Disney

By Courtney Potter

It’s one of the most popular and most acclaimed movie musicals ever produced… and it just celebrated its 56th anniversary! The Sound of Music, based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the same name—itself based on the true story of the Von Trapp family in the lead-up to World War II—was originally released in 1965; Disney Legend…

See more
Golden Globes

Golden Globe®-Winning Disney Films You Can Watch on Disney+, FXM, and Hulu

Since its inception in 1944, the Golden Globes® have celebrated the best in film with an annual awards ceremony that honors Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars. (Television achievements were first recognized in 1956, paving the way for their own set of categories.) At the 10th annual ceremony in 1952, the inaugural Cecil B. deMille award was added to honor…

See more
5 fantastic things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Christmas is coming early, thanks to ABC, Disney+, and Nat Geo WILD! It all starts Friday when Disney+ makes the films Eddie the Eagle and Into the Woods available and also debuts the highly anticipated season two finale of The Mandalorian. The next night, Nat Geo WILD will deliver an un-fur-gettable season finale of Secrets of the Zoo: North…

See more
disney+ musicals

The Musical Theater Fan’s Guide to Disney+

By the D23 Team

“Curtain up! Light the lights!” Longtime readers of D23 may have caught on that we’re big fans of musical theater ’round these parts. (Especially the incredible shows created by our pals over at Disney Theatrical Group.) With Disney+ now delighting viewers around the world—and with the Broadway mega-hit Hamilton premiering on Friday, July…

See more
mothers day watch

7 Titles on Disney+ to Watch on Mother’s Day

By Savannah Salazar

This Mother’s Day, plan a fun night-in with a movie to celebrate the special mother figure in your life. From heartfelt films to those that make you laugh out loud, we’ve gathered up a few titles on Disney+ for you and your mom to watch this weekend:

Brave
As the daughter of King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma…

See more
Irwin Kostal

Irwin Kostal

Award-winning conductor and orchestrator Irwin Kostal brought his innate musical genius to such Disney classic motion pictures as Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and Pete’s Dragon. He received Oscar® nominations in the category of Best Music, Original Song Score and Adaptation for all three films.

Quick to speak his mind, often layered within a joke,…

See more