See the Brand New Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin TV Spot!

If you were watching the Grammys tonight I hope you saw the brand new Aladdin TV spot! The original Aladdin Teaser trailer didn't show us a whole lot, but tonight we got a glimpse of the Genie aka Will Smith! Check it out:     This movie is going to be soooo good. I can't wait … [Read more...]

Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Bonus Features + Blu-ray Giveaway

Disney’s THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS is now available on Digital, Movies Anywhere, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD! If you missed in the theater or if you're just ready to watch it again with the family at home, now is your chance! This is a magic-filled movie with so much to dazzle the … [Read more...]

My Dancing with the Stars Nutcracker Dance Lesson

I grew up dancing. I never competed, but from the time I was in kindergarten until I graduated high school, I was always in dance lessons - ballet, tap and jazz. I loved it! Never in a million years did I think that many years in the future I would be right in the middle of a dance lesson … [Read more...]

Mary Poppins Returns Balloon Craft: Nowhere to Go But Up!

Mary Poppins Returns is now in theaters everywhere and we have a fun Mary Poppins Returns craft to celebrate! If you loved the movie as much as I did, you probably have a hard time choosing a favorite scene.   via GIPHY   While I can't narrow it down to one favorite scene in the … [Read more...]

The Music of Mary Poppins Returns: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

  When I wrote last week about my experience at the Mary Poppins Returns World Premiere and after-party, I mentioned that one of my highlights of the evening was talking with "Mary Poppins Returns" composer Marc Shaiman. He has written for so many top-notch films, TV and theater (and … [Read more...]

Mary Poppins Returns – A New Generation of Banks Children

For a movie filled with childlike wonder like Mary Poppins Returns, wonderful child actors are essential! Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and Joel Dawson as Anabel, John and Georgie Banks are amazing AND adorable. Last month, while in Los Angeles for the Mary Poppins Returns world premiere, I … [Read more...]

An Interview with Mary Poppins Returns Director Rob Marshall

  While I was interviewing the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer, the one thing that came up in each and every interview is what an amazing director Rob Marshall is and how thrilled they all were to work with him. This … [Read more...]

The Banks Children Grown Up: A Mary Poppins Returns Interview with Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer

Just like Mary Poppins came to London to help the Banks children in the original Mary Poppins movie, in Mary Poppins Returns she comes to help them again. Now Michael and Jane, the children she original helped have grown up and Michael has three young children of his own. Portraying the part of … [Read more...]

Mary Poppins Returns Review: A Magical Adventure of Joy and Wonder

If there was ever a question as to whether a film could live up to the iconic original Mary Poppins, Director Rob Marshall and an amazing cast led by Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda have proven that the answer is YES. Mary Poppins Returns is a magical adventure that helps us remember the … [Read more...]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Trips a Little Light Fantastic in Mary Poppins Returns

I have a short list of people on my dream interview list and Lin-Manuel Miranda is one of them. So, you can imagine how excited I was to actually have the chance last month to meet and interview him while I was in LA for the Mary Poppins Returns red carpet premiere. I'm a HUGE Lin-Manuel … [Read more...]