Disney’s “Aladdin” in 4DX Review

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One of my all time favorite Disney movies has always been Aladdin.  I saw it in the theater in college back in like 1992 (man I am old) and even owned the Soundtrack.  When I heard they were doing a remake I was super excited and really hoped they did a good job on it.  AND THEY DID !  Many people were wondering how Will Smith would be as the genie and I have to say he was perfect.  I loved that this version stuck very close to the original story-line.  They did add a couple new songs but all the originals that I love were kept in it.  The costumes were soooo amazing.  In fact as I was walking out I overheard other people talking about how much they loved the costumes too.  The dance sequences during the songs were fantastic.  I literally has a smile on my face the whole movie and will be buying it when it comes out  on Blu-Ray/DVD.

Another reason I loved this movie so much was because I went to the 4DX theater here in Orlando.  This is my second time seeing a movie in 4DX and it really adds a whole new element to watching a movie.  The seats move, you get splashed with water, bubbles fall from the ceiling, you may even smell scents being pumped into the theater.  It is like you are in a theme park ride for the entire movie.

Some big 4DX moments in this film include:

  • A fantastic magic carpet flying sequence for the ‘A Whole New World’ scene
  • A fun Cave of Wonders sequence that feels like a Disney theme park ride
  • Jafar’s snake staff creates some fun vibration effects
  • Rain water and face spray are used to great effect in scenes with unexpected water sequences
  • Bubbles fall from the ceiling to give the feel of snow

The seats moving during the magic carpet rides really made it feel so real and I loved the falling bubbles for a cool “snow” effect.  The whole theater was in awe when that happened.  I just can’t say enough good things about this experience !

4DX Theater Locations:

  • Regal LA Live in Los Angeles, CA
  • CGV Buena Park in Buena Park, CA
  • Cinepolis Pico Rivera in Pico Rivera, CA
  • Cinepolis Vista Pointe in Vista, CA
  • Edwards Mira Mesa in San Diego, CA
  • Regal, Union Square in New York, NY
  • Regal E-Walk in New York, NY
  • Regal Pointe Orlando in Orlando, FL
  • Regal Avenues 20- Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL
  • Regal Hollywood Naples in Hollywood, FL
  • Regal Seattle Meridian in Seattle, WA
  • Edwards Houston Marq*e in Houston, TX
  • Regal Warrington Crossing in Warrington, PA
  • Regal UA King Of Prussia in Philadelphia, PA
  • Regal Gallery Place in Washington, DC
  • Marcus Gurnee Mills Cinema in Gurnee, IL
  • Regal Moore Warren in Moore, OK
  • Regal Stonecrest at Piper Glen in Charlotte, NC
  • Regal Cinemas Opry Mills in Nashville, TN
  • Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 in Knoxville, TN
  • Regal Cinemas Red Rock in Las Vegas, NV
  • Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas in Toronto, ON CANADA
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Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: It’s a Beautiful Day Collection Now on DVD

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MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY COLLECTION is a special set of 32 memorable episodes and over 15 hours of content celebrates the 50th anniversary of the beloved Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the pioneering children’s television series from The Fred Rogers Company. Mister Rogers helps children learn the importance of being kind to others, appreciating what makes everyone unique, recycling and taking care of our planet, and much more in the classic series. The new release also includes a very special bonus episode – the series premiere, in original black-and-white!

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Episodes featured on the DVD include:

  • Helping Children Know What to Expect at School
  • Creating with Friends is Different than Playing Alone
  • Play is the Work of Childhood
  • Respecting All Living Creatures
  • Opera Day
  • Ups and Downs of Friendship
  • Learning about Rules and LimitsAppreciating the People Who Came Before
  • Food and Love Go Hand in Hand
  • Music As a Way to Express Feelings
  • Families Come in Different Shapes and Sizes
  • Celebrating Big and Little Things
  • Lots of Different Things for Play and Pretending
  • Each Person is Unique – Yet We All Have Much in Common
  • Being Kind to Ourselves and Others
  • Nobody Knows What You’re Thinking Unless You Tell Them
  • Games Can Be Fun, But Not If You’re Left Out
  • Recycling and Other Ways to care for Our Planet
  • Learning to Take Care of Yourself
  • Trying on Different Roles
  • We All Have Art Inside of Us
  • Understanding Concepts of Up and Down
  • The Strength of Love – Even Through Angry Times
  • Appreciating our Uniqueness
  • Some Things Change…Some Things Stay the Same
  • Needing Help and Giving Help
  • Feeling Good About Who We Are
  • Encouraging Generosity and Gratitude
  • Strengths and Limitations, Abilities and Disabilities
  • Wondering and Asking Questions
  • Enjoying Books and Recognizing Symbols
  • Valuing All Kinds of Art

 

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CARS 3 Out Digitally in HD on Oct 24 and on Blu-Ray Nov 7

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Disney and Pixar present CARS 3, a fast-paced new tale of Lightning McQueen, his classic CARS friends and a new spirited trainer Cruz Ramirez! Lighting finds himself pushed out of racing by a new generation of faster and younger cars and goes on a journey to discover where he belongs in this new type of high-octane competition. CARS 3- the third film in the now-iconic CARS film franchise—will cruise home Digitally in HD on Oct. 24 and Blu-ray™ on Nov. 7!

You can check out the trailer at this link: https://youtu.be/scYvJUUOHK4

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand

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“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” arrives on 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on October 3. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is a rollicking new tale of the high seas, infused with all the elements of fantasy, humor and action that have resulted in an international phenomenon for the past 13 years. Johnny Depp returns to his Academy Award®-nominated role as the outrageous, swashbuckling scoundrel Captain Jack Sparrow, and is joined by Oscar® winners Javier Bardem (Best Supporting Actor, “No Country for Old Men”) and Geoffrey Rush (Best Actor, “Shine”).

Fans who bring home “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will experience the nonstop action in stunning 4K Ultra HD format, the ultimate home entertainment experience with next-generation high dynamic range (HDR) visuals and Dolby Atmos® immersive audio.

Bonus material includes a collection of behind-the-scenes, making-of stories, including a conversation with directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg; a sit-down with the two young newcomers who play Henry and Carina; the secrets behind the menacing new villain, Salazar, and his ferocious ghost sharks; an on-set visit with Jack’s first mate from all five films; a chat with Sir Paul McCartney who appears as Uncle Jack; and a discussion about the franchise’s legacy; along with hilarious bloopers, deleted scenes and memories from producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s photo diary.

The rip-roaring adventure—packed with humor, suspense and jaw-dropping special effects—finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar (Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea—notably Jack.

The film stars Johnny Depp (“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass”), Academy Award® winner Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men,” “Skyfall”), Brenton Thwaites (“The Giver,” “Maleficent”), Kaya Scodelario (“The Maze Runner” films, upcoming “The King’s Daughter”), Kevin R. McNally (“Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Macbeth Unhinged”), Golshifteh Farahani (“Paterson,” “Body of Lies”), David Wenham (“Lion,” “300: Rise of an Empire”), Stephen Graham (“Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Gangs of New York”) and Academy Award® winner Geoffrey Rush (“The King’s Speech,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise).

My family is a huge fan of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and this one didn’t disappoint. My sons favorite thing to watch is all the bonus clips and with Johnny Depp the bloopers are sure to crack you up. Also the making of the movie is really interesting so don’t skip it !!!

You can check out a clip from the movie below…

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Disney Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales Out on Digital Today

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Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a rollicking new tale of the high seas, infused with all the elements of fantasy, humor and action that have resulted in an international phenomenon for the past 13 years. Johnny Depp returns to his Academy Award®-nominated role as the outrageous, swashbuckling scoundrel Captain Jack Sparrow, and is joined by Oscar winners Javier Bardem and Geoffrey Rush. It was announced at D23 Expo that “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”—the fifth film in the now-iconic “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise—will sail home on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ on September 19.

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