Hosting a “Girls Night In” Party with the “Strange Magic” Movie

I was excited to host a “Girls Night In” party themed around the movie “Strange Magic” because the music is cute and full of fun songs.  My girls were super excited to try out the Karaoke machine with their friend too because they love to perform. The girls made bracelets, I painted their nails, they watched “Strange Magic” and then they put on a performance with the Karaoke machine.  They had a blast! You can host a party just like {Read More}

Bring Home Some “Strange Magic” on May 19th – #StrangeMagic

The fun-tastical fairy musical “Strange Magic” is coming to DVD on Tuesday, May 19th. I saw this movie in the theater at Skywalker Ranch and it was amazing. The music is a lot of fun and the movie is beautiful. Even though it may look like a girl-centric movie, boys and girls will enjoy it. Fall in Love with Strange Magic Strange Magic is perfect for the whole family because there is music, adventure, a love story and did I {Read More}

Strange Magic Movie Interview with Director Gary Rydstrom – #StrangeMagicEvent #StrangeMagic

As part of the Strange Magic press event at Skywalker Ranch I had the opportunity to attend a Q&A session with Director Gary Rydstrom. He has a background in sound design and directed two shorts at Pixar, the Oscar®-nominated “Lifted” and “Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation.” The interview took place at Skywalker Sound located at Skywalker Ranch in Marin, CA. Skywalker Ranch is located 40 minutes North of San Francisco and the property is gorgeous. They also make and sell {Read More}

Find Love in Unexpected Places with Strange Magic – #StrangeMagic #StrangeMagicEvent

In Strange Magic the fairies and elves from Fairy Kingdom and the curious creatures of the Dark Forest collide in an epic adventure fairy tale like no other about love. It’s a madcap musical with a princess who has sworn off love, a vulnerable villain, a slightly nutty Sugar Plum Fairy, a tenacious and big-hearted elf, a mischievous imp, and a knight who is no Prince Charming. Strange Magic comes from the mind of George Lucas and with his new movie you {Read More}

Elijah Kelley Shines in Strange Magic – #StrangeMagicEvent #StrangeMagic

As part of the Strange Magic press event at Skywalker Ranch I had the opportunity to attend a Q&A session with Elijah Kelley.  He voices the high energy elf named Sunny who goes on a mission in the name of love. Skywalker Sound The interview took place inside Skywalker Sound located at Skywalker Ranch in Northern California. Skywalker Ranch is the private property of George Lucas and is a full service post production facility. After arriving at Skywalker Sound our group was {Read More}

George Lucas Brings Strange Magic to Life – #StrangeMagic #StrangeMagicEvent

I attended the Strange Magic press event at Skywalker Ranch in Northern California. Skywalker Ranch is not open to the general public so being able to attend the press event was a once in a life time experience. While there I had the opportunity to screen Strange Magic and attend an interview session with George Lucas. The screening and interview took place inside the Stag Theater at Skywalker Sound. The theater is a 300 seat-state of the art private screening room {Read More}

Exclusive Skywalker Ranch Tour for STRANGE MAGIC Press Event – #StrangeMagicEvent

I had the opportunity to visit the iconic Skywalker Ranch for the Strange Magic movie press event.   Skywalker Ranch is located 40 minutes north of San Francisco. I live about two hours away from Skywalker Ranch so I had the pleasure of driving to the Ranch in my own car which is a surreal experience. Skywalker Ranch is the home to Lucasfilm’s celebrated audio postproduction facility, Skywalker Sound. Skywalker Sound occupies the 153,000-square-foot Technical Building, which features a world-class {Read More}

Strangely Magical Musical Moment from “Strange Magic” – #StrangeMagic

From the mind of George Lucas I bring you this exclusive “Elf-Sized Serenade” clip from the new movie STRANGE MAGIC. “Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. In this clip Sunny played by {Read More}

I’m Headed to Skywalker Ranch and Pixar – #StrangeMagicEvent #PixarInsideOut

Just before Christmas I received the most amazing email EVER. I was on my way home from work, I got into the car and I glanced at my phone.  I saw an email with the subject line “Re: Disney/Pixar & Touchstone Pictures Invite You to San Francisco.” When I receive an email from Susan at 5 Minutes for Mom with this subject line “Disney would like to invite you to…..” I know it means one thing,  I need to clear my schedule because {Read More}

The 2015 Upcoming Movies from Walt Disney Pictures

2015 is going to be an awesome year for movie goers and for Walt Disney Pictures. The year starts off with the release of a Lucasfilm with STRANGE MAGIC and ends the year with the release of Lucasfilm’s STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. This is a full list of all upcoming films to be released in 2015 by Walt Disney Pictures. JANUARY 23, 2015 – STRANGE MAGIC is an animated comedy-adventure directed by Gary Rydstrom and executive produced by George {Read More}