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AT THE MOVIES: Frozen – Review

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Directed by: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Starring the voices of: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana In cinemas December 6th. Loosely based on the Hans Christian Anderson tale The Snow Queen this sees Disney return to their classic tried and tested formula of beautiful princesses from well known tales singing catchy songs. In fairness, it has worked for … [Read more...]

MOVIE TRIVIA: 21 Years of Disney’s Aladdin – 10 Facts You May Not Know

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"A whole new world. A new fantastic point of view. No one to tell us no or where to go. Or say we're only dreaming." It's hard to believe it's been 21 years since Disney's Aladdin burst on to movie screens and became one of the most successful animated films ever made. As an homage to one of our favourite Disney flicks, today's Flashback Monday takes a look at some fun facts you may not know … [Read more...]

THE LUST LIST: Character Sweaters at Penneys

Bambi Jumper €12 In Stores September

Fashion-forward jumpers and trend-driven sweaters are huge this season, which is why we’re slightly obsessed with the fabulous offering for men and women at Penneys. This Bambi sweater is adorable, stylish and pocket-friendly; what more could you ask for? As with all popular pieces from Penneys, we predict this will fly off the rails so you'd be well-advised to grab one while you … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: Disney’s Planes – Review

Planes

Directed by: Klay Hall Starring the voices of: Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Priyanka Chopra, Brad Garrett, teri Hatcher, Cedric the Entertainer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Roger Craig Smith, Gabriel Iglesias, John Cleese, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Sinbad In cinemas August 16th. In the last few decades several animations have been released that are noteworthy for being as beloved by adults as they … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: The Lone Ranger – Review

Lone Ranger

  Directed by: Gore Verbinski Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Helena Bonham Carter, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Helena Bonham Carter In cinemas August 7th. The Lone Ranger was a staple of television for children growing up in 50s America. However, bar the odd pop culture reference, many of today’s kids have never heard of him or his trusty … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: Monsters University – Review

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Directed by: Dan Scanlon Starring the voices of: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, Joel Murray, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Peter Sohn, Charlie Day, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, John Krasinski , Bonnie Hunt In cinemas July 5th. I don’t now anyone young or old who has seen the original Monsters Inc movie and not loved it. The characters of Sully and his sidekick Mike Wazowski … [Read more...]

MOVIE FASHION: Penneys Teams Up With Disney for Their New Monsters University Kids Collection

Monsters University

It’s been 12 years since the loveable Sully and his wisecracking side-kick Mike hit our screens in Disney Pixar’s Monsters Inc and this summer promises to be one filled with laughter as the duo are returning to the big screen in Monsters University. To celebrate, Penneys has teamed up with Disney to offer fans the chance of winning some fantastic prizes. Simply visit www.primark.ie for your … [Read more...]

WICKED SHOES: Shoe Designer Kobi Levi Creates High Heels Inspired by Disney Villains

Kobi Levi Evil Queen

Shoe designer Kobi Levi, who counts Lady Gaga and Whoopi Goldberg as fans, has taken inspiration from his favourite Disney villains for his latest ‘Witch-Craft’ collection of freaky footwear. The Little Mermaid’s Ursula, Snow White’s Evil Queen, and Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty all feature in the collection, which the designer likes to call ‘wearable sculptures’, … [Read more...]

THE MANE EVENT: Disney’s The Lion King Musical at Bord Gais Energy Theatre Dublin – Review

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Last night, I joined a host of well-known faces for the VIP opening night of Disney’s The Lion King at Dublin’s Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Most of us know the story; Mufasa rules the jungle as “king of the beasts.” He’s loved by his wife Sarabi but despised by his brother Scar, who resents that Mufasa’s young son, Simba, is heir to the throne. Scar plots various ways to murder … [Read more...]

MOVIE NEWS: Disney to Release New Star Wars Film Every Summer Starting in 2015

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After months of speculation, Disney and Lucasfilm yesterday announced that Star Wars: Episode VII will hit cinemas in the summer of 2015, with further instalments following over the next few years. In a statement it was confirmed that the franchise would continue with Episodes VIII and IX following on from the 2015 release, directed by JJ Abrams, in the summers of 2017 and 2019 … [Read more...]