Family Film Disney’s McFarland, USA Now in Theatres ~ Trailer

A great activity for the whole family, McFARLAND, USA is now playing in theatres everywhere.  This PG rated movie is inspired by a 1987 true story, in which an unlikely band of inexperienced, under-equipped, young Latino runners with exceptional determination rise to become cross-country state champions under the leadership of their coach, Jim White (played by Kevin Costner). Family Film Disney's McFarland, USA ~ Synopsis & Trailer Coach White and the McFarland students have a lot to learn about each other but when White starts to realize the boys’ exceptional running ability, things begin to change. Soon something beyond their physical gifts becomes apparent—the power of family relationships, their unwavering commitment to one another and their incredible work ethic. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well. Along the way, Coach White realizes that … [Read more...]

Meet the Characters of Disney ‘Planes’, Plus 2 Trailers

I like the Disney movie "Cars" so much, I'll even watch it by myself, in the absence of any children in the room to use as an excuse.  I've caught my husband doing the same. So I was pleasantly surprised to hear a spinoff "Planes" will be landing in theatres already this summer, on August 9, 2013. I say I'm surprised because when Disney Movie PR came out with their "2013 Disney Movie" roster late last year (at least the one they send to bloggers), this movie wasn't on it. Puzzling that it has suddenly come bursting out of the chutes, and with a tantalizing release date that will be here before we know it.  At any rate, someone had a great idea... and apparently someone decided to follow through with it pronto-like.  So that's cool. We don't see a lot of movies in the theatre, but we will be there opening weekend for this one.  Looking over the character descriptions, my only fear is that they will try to follow the successful Cars/Cars 2 formula so closely, it will somewhat … [Read more...]