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COTM…Tarzan…

April 1, 2014
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The Character of Tarzan was born in a novel written by American Author Edgar Rice Burroughs, which first appeared in the magazine, “All Story Magazine” in 1912 and later in book form in 1914. The basic plot is the story of John Clayton who is born to a marooned couple from England, John and...
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COTM…The Three Little Pigs…

March 1, 2014
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 The fable of the three little pigs has been told for centuries. It has become familiar to millions since Walt Disney re-told the story in his successful 1933 animated cartoon. Walt kept true to the story in most ways, but he toned down some of the violence a bit from the original tale. Because...
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COTM-Aladdin

February 1, 2014
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Anyone who has heard or read stories from the classic collection of tales from “One Thousand and one Arabian Nights” has certainly heard the tale of Aladdin.  This originates from a Middle-Eastern folk tale. The basic plot is that of a poverty-stricken young man named Aladdin who is engaged by a sorcerer to retrieve...
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Character of the Month…The Little Mermaid..

January 2, 2014
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Ariel is the main character in the 1989 Disney Movie “The Little Mermaid”.  She is the sixteen year old daughter of the Sea King Triton. King Triton is very protective of her and her six older sisters.  Ariel has become unhappy with her life under the sea and is very curious about the human...
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COTM…The Absent-Minded Professor…Ned Brainard

December 1, 2013
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In 1961 Walt Disney Pictures released one of its most popular and beloved movies, “The Absent-Minded Professor” based on a short story by writer Samuel W. Taylor titled “A situation of Gravity” The premise of the Absent-Minded Professor, a brilliant, mild mannered scientist who is constantly forgetting the time of day, appointments and in...
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COTM…Zorro

November 1, 2013
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  Walt Disney’s Zorro was taken from a fictional character created by writer Johnston McCulley in 1919. The character lived in old California during the Spanish Colonial era, and he was a savior and hero to the poor people of the land, living under the harsh Spanish rule. He defended the people from the...
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COTM-The Phantom Blot…

October 1, 2013
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Most fans when asked who Mickey’s biggest antagonist is, answer “Peg Leg Pete”, or just “Pete.  But Mickey had his share of others, notable one named the “Phantom Blot”. The Blot made his debut in the Floyd Gottfredson’s story “Mickey Mouse outwits the Phantom Blot” This was published in the Mickey Mouse Comic  Strip...
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COTM…Rapunzel

September 1, 2013
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The character of Rapunzel is a German fairy tale published in 1812 by the Brothers Grimm. This story by the brothers is a variation of the fairy tale that was first written in 1698 by the French novelist and poet Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de La Force. Her story was called Persinette, and in the...
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COTM…Hercules

August 1, 2013
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Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek demigod Heracles, the son of Zeus and the mortal Alcmena. Both cultures admired his strength, courage and ingenuity; his iconographic attributes were the club and Lion skin. In the Disney tale, Hercules is the full child of Zeus and Hera, born on Mt. Olympus with all...
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COTM-Chicken Little

July 1, 2013
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This famous story of a chicken who believes the sky is falling because of being hit on the head by an acorn is re-told by Disney’s 46th animated feature film entitled “Chicken Little” What makes this feature unique is that it is the first CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) film that Disney produced without Pixar....
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OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

June 11, 2013
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  Here is your chance to see how the great and powerful Wizard of Oz came to be! This is the prequel to the 1939 classic hit The Wizard of Oz!   This shows us what happened before Dorothy made her journey to the magical Land of Oz   Great movie for a family movie night...
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COTM…Dick Van Dyke

June 1, 2013
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Dick Van Dyke, America’s iconic funny man from the 1960’s and 1970’s is best known and remembered by legions of Disney fans as “Bert” from Walt Disney’s “Mary Poppins”, perhaps one of Walt’s most popular and beloved films. Based on a series of books by P.L. Travers,  Mary Poppins received a total of 13...
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COTM…Country Bears

May 1, 2013
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Some of the most loveable characters developed by Walt Disney are those cuddly bears who sing in the popular attraction “Country Bear Jamboree” at Walt Disney World and Tokyo Disneyland.  But the bears did not start out for that attraction in the beginning. At the time in the mid ‘60s Walt Was developing a...
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April 2013 – Frank L. Baum

April 1, 2013
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With Disney’s new movie, “Oz, The Great and Powerful” set to hit the silver screen, I cannot think of a better subject to talk about than the author of these iconic tales of the “Magical land of Oz” For many people who were weaned on the 1939   MGM classic “The Wizard of Oz” starring...
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March 2013 – Cruella De Vil

March 1, 2013
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On January 21st, 1961 the Walt Disney Company released its seventeenth animated feature, “One Hundred and One Dalmatians”. The story was taken from a 1956 book by English playwright and novelist Dodie Smith. As with many of the films taken from stories and fairy tales, the Disney version is slightly changed. Even the title...
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February 2013 – Chicken Little

February 1, 2013
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This famous story of a chicken who believes the sky is falling because of being hit on the head by an acorn is re-told by Disney’s 46th animated feature film entitled “Chicken Little” What makes this feature unique is that it is the first CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) film that Disney produced without Pixar....
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January 2013 – Chernabog

January 1, 2013
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All great yarns have three basic ingredients…Storyline, Protagonist and Villain. The melding of these makes for a great read and the better developed, the better the tale. Walt Disney, perhaps one of history’s greatest storytellers knew this better than most. His stable of heroes and villains are legendary and combined with that remarkable Disney...
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December 2012 – Roy O. Disney

December 1, 2012
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ROY AND WALT

Of all the characters, Artisans, and friends that Walt Disney had amassed over his long, successful career, none was more important than his own brother, Roy O. Disney. The bond these two men developed over their lifetimes helped shaped the Disney Empire and even their own personal lives. Roy Oliver Disney was the third...
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November 2012 – Stitch

November 1, 2012
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November 2012 – Stitch

Stitch, whose real name is Genetic Experiment 626, is that ferocious, troublemaking alien that evil genius Dr. Jumba Jookiba created out of the genes of the galaxy’s strongest and most fearsome creatures. Dr. Jookiba is known for his evil genetic experiments and he created Experiment 626 to cause chaos and trouble across the galaxy....
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Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 20

October 20, 2012
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Poor Sora, abused by everyone, including me! Video Rating: 4 / 5 Related Posts:Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 3Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts – Episode 46Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 59Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 58Let’s Play Kingdom Hearts – Episode 31
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Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 3

October 18, 2012
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Getting paid to do jobs… badly! Video Rating: 5 / 5 Related Posts:Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 20Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts – Episode 46Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 59Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 58Let’s Play Kingdom Hearts – Episode 31
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Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts – Episode 46

October 17, 2012
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Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts – Episode 46

Play us off Keyboard Chuggaa! Special guest commentator: Chuggaaconroy! www.youtube.com »Affiliated with KH Wikia! kingdomhearts.wikia.com Got it memorized? Video Rating: 4 / 5 Related Posts:Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 20Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 3Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 59Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 58Let’s Play...
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Summer Movies 2012 : Beyond The Trailer

October 15, 2012
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Summer Movies 2012! Beyond The Trailer takes a look at the entire 2012 summer movie release schedule including: The Avengers (May 4, 2012) Dark Shadows (May 11, 2012) The Dictator (May 11, 2012) Battleship (May 18, 2012) Men In Black 3 (May 25, 2012) Snow White and the Huntsman (June 1, 2012) Prometheus (June...
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Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 59

October 14, 2012
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We retrieve the stolen Aztec gold from the Nobodies! Video Rating: 5 / 5 Related Posts:Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 20Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 3Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts – Episode 46Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 58Let’s Play Kingdom Hearts – Episode 31
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Kingdom Hearts – Part 25: Olympus Coliseum – Hades Cup Pt. 1

October 12, 2012
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Please read the description. Likes, Faves and Comments are very helpful. Playlist: *** Facebook: www.facebook.com Twitter: www.twitter.com *** Kingdom Hearts Part 25: Olympus Coliseum – Hades Cup Pt. 1 *** We’re winding down because this game is soon to be at it’s end. Now we tackle our toughest challenge yet… the Hades Cup. Here’s...
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IGN Rewind Theater – Tron: Legacy Movie Trailer – IGN Rewind Theater

October 11, 2012
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IGN Rewind Theater – Tron: Legacy Movie Trailer – IGN Rewind Theater

Full Trailer – movies.ign.com IGN dives into the sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic. Tron: Legacy is set in a digital world that’s unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into...
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Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 58

October 9, 2012
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We return once again to Port Royale! Video Rating: 5 / 5 Related Posts:Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 20Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 3Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts – Episode 46Let’s Play: Kingdom Hearts 2 – Episode 59Let’s Play Kingdom Hearts – Episode 31
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Rockhopper vs. Mighty Squid!!

October 8, 2012
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Can Captain Rockhopper defeat the Mighty Squid?? Watch the video and see our persistent pirate penguin save Yarr! Then head to Club Penguin to find more friends and adventures. Arrr! Video Rating: 4 / 5 Related Posts:Don’t Miss the Mighty Family Fun Zone at Downtown Disney West SideMeet the heroes — and superheroes —...
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Review – Battlefield 3 – Thunder Run Tank Gameplay

October 7, 2012
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Review – Battlefield 3 – Thunder Run Tank Gameplay

Subscribe: ow.ly I Facebook: ow.ly I Twitter: ow.ly Title: Battlefield 3 Release Date: October 25, 2011 Platforms: PS3, 360, PC Label: EA Games Genre: Action Age Rating: T Video Rating: 4 / 5 Related Posts:Time-Lapse Video: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Refurbishment at Disneyland ParkRave Reviews for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland ParkIt’s a...
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IGN News – Kingdom Hearts HD Remix Coming to PS3

October 5, 2012
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See our KH 3D review here! bit.ly During the Tokyo Game show today, Square Enix revealed that Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix is coming to PlayStation 3. Subscribe to IGN’s channel for reviews, news, and all things gaming: www.youtube.com Kingdom Hearts HD Remix Coming to PS3 Video Rating: 4 / 5 Related Posts:Disney's Magic...
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