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Category: Arts & Culture

Disney Announces 2019 D23 Expo Schedule, Featuring Marvel, Star Wars, Disney+, and More

Disney's star studded fan convention has officially unveiled its schedule. Thursday afternoon saw the house of mouse unveil its schedule for the 2019 D23 Expo. This year’s D23 is especially exciting with the upcoming November launch of Disney+, the Disney streaming platform that will feature original and already-released titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. In addition, fans can ...

The ‘Toy Story 4’ Canadian Road Trip Stops in Toronto this Weekend

Toronto fans of Disney/Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of the films when the Toy Story 4 Canadian Road Trip makes a rest stop in Toronto this weekend! It’s the first chance for enthusiasts of the films to get up close to a life-size replica motorcycle of Canada’s greatest ...

The Walt Disney Company and Wildlife Conservation Network’s Lion Recovery Fund Announce ‘The Lion King’ “Protect the Pride” Campaign

To celebrate the release of Disney’s The Lion King, the upcoming groundbreaking feature film helmed by Jon Favreau, The Walt Disney Company has launched a global conservation campaign to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions and other wildlife across Africa. The Lion King “Protect the Pride” campaign focuses on protecting and revitalizing lion populations and the habitats ...

Disney Announces “The Launchpad Program;” Calls for Diverse Filmmakers to Pitch Short Films for Disney+

With Disney+ set to launch in November, Disney has announced a new program for the platform that looks to spotlight diverse filmmakers and their stories. Titled "The Launchpad," the new program will select up to six filmmakers to make a short film for Disney+ over a 7-month program. Filmmakers will work closely with Disney mentors to ...

George R.R. Martin Discusses how His Books will Differ from the ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale

George R.R Martin has finally broken his silence on the much talked about Game of Thrones finale. Martin’s post on his blog, which he titled "An Ending,” discusses his thoughts on the series as well as provides hints as to how the novels will differ from the series. Martin begins by thanks those who were involved in ...

Stan Lee’s Former Business Manager Charged With Elder Abuse; Arrest Warrant Issued

You hear that? It's the sound of the entire Marvel fandom uniting to bring Keya Morgan down. Keya Morgan, former business manager for Stan Lee has been charged with multiple counts of elder abuse related to the late Marvel co-founder, including alleged false imprisonment. An arrest warrant has been issued for Morgan, according to officials, ...

WB Filing Copyright Claim Over Donald Trump’s ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Campaign Video

"Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up" Warner Bros. Pictures is set to take (or possible has already taken) legal action against a video posted on Twitter by President Donald Trump as part of his 2020 reelection campaign.  You read that right. WB is filing a copyright claim ...

Netflix Responds to Steven Spielberg’s Attempt To Block Streaming Giant From Oscars

While it may be indirect, Netflix has finally responded to Steven Spielberg's crusade against blocking the streamer from competing at the Oscars. The streaming giant didn’t name Spielberg directly in its tweet, but considering his views on Netflix films and the Academy Awards, it seems like the statement is associated with the Ready Player One ...

‘Sucker’ – A Jonas Brothers Song Review

With midterm season wrapping up and essay season ploughing full steam ahead, a good night's sleep has been increasingly hard to come by. So, hearing reports of a NEW Jonas Brothers song, I thought it was just a case of my sleep deprived mind playing tricks on me. Making me yearn for more nostalgic time ...

Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Get New Projection Show: “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle”

The Slytherins of the world will be given their due as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has announced a brand new projection show. It was announced today that Universal will be unveiling a brand new projection experience called “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort ...

Oscars: Trevor Noah Purposely Mistranslated his Xhosa Quote when Introducing ‘Black Panther’

Here's your daily dose of hilarity! Daily Show host and secret Black Panther cameo star Trevor Noah took the stage at the 2019 Oscars to introduce Best Picture nominee, Marvel's Black Panther to the crowd. In his speech, he dropped several hilarious jokes but one in particular went over the head of just about everyone in the crowd. "Growing ...

Let’s Talk About ‘Rent: Live’

On January 27th I tuned into Fox to see a live rendition of one of my favourite musicals, Rent. With an announced cast including the likes of Jordan Fisher (previously seen in Grease: Live and Hamilton: An American Musical), Vanessa Hudgens (Disney veteran and Grease: Live actress), Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar) and many ...

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