Vacations are supposed to be relaxing. They are supposed to be a time when you and your family can get away from the monotony of life and escape. However, the planning that goes into making the vacation go off without a hitch can be exhausting. That’s where a travel agent comes in and takes on all the planning duties… wait a minute… you don’t use a travel agent?!?! Why not?!?! Read More
Bringing Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a close, Spider-Man: Far From Home begins where Avengers: End Game ended with those taken by ‘the snap’ returning to existence. Specifically, we see Peter Parker (Spider-Man) and friends returning to high school after the five year. Interestingly, we get an explanation of where those who survived the snap have been for the last five years… Read More
Let’s not mince words, reading the Bible isn’t easy. It’s rewarding, informative, comforting and inspiring but definitely not easy. There are so many translations and scholarly texts related to each verses, it’s sometimes hard to get a handle on the meaning. Read More
One of the most highly anticipated Disney movies of 2019 is Toy Story 4. On July 21, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang are back on the big screen. To help celebrate its release, The Hopping Bloggers have come together to bring our readers a Toy Story 4 prize pack! Read More
I couldn’t help myself. I had to go see Aladdin again. I wasn’t joking when I rated it four stars which means I want to see it again as soon as possible. The scenery. The music. The production numbers. All of it combined to make it one of the best Disney live-action remakes… thus far. (I see you, Lion King, lurking off in the distance.) Read More
The quadfecta of Naomi Scott (Princess Jasmine), Will Smith (Genie), Mena Moussad (Aladdin) and Guy Ritchie’s expert direction are what make the live action remake of Aladdin one of the best Disney has produced. Sticking very close to the original, this version again tells the story of Aladdin, an orphaned boy who must steal food to survive and finds a magic lamp which could change everything.
In the eight seasons of Game of Thrones viewers were treated to a myriad of twists and turns. Some we enjoyed, some not so much. And during this tipsy turvy time we learned some pretty important life lessons from this amazingly eclectic cast of characters.
Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE the new live action remakes Disney has been releasing. I love the fresh take on my favorite classics. Aladdin is no exception. I am not only excited to see Aladdin and Jasmine come to life. I am actually (one of the very few) looking forward to seeing Will Smith’s interpretation of Genie. I get it, no one can ever compare to Robin Williams. And it looks like Smith isn’t even attempting to emulate Williams’ Genie. I appears from the trailers he is putting his own spin on the iconic character.
Today, the Walt Disney Company released their combined schedule of movies to be released over the next few years. These movies include new animated features, new live action features, live-action remakes of Disney classics, sequels, prequels, as well as Fox, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars movies. We need a Disney movie scorecard to keep track of them. You are in luck! I have put together a scorecard of sorts detailing all the Disney movies rumored for release in the next several years.
Beginning at the point Avenger: Infinity War is ending, Avengers: End Game smacks us in the face with the reality of “The Snap” immediately. Over the next intense, time-shifting three hours, we are treated to a rollercoaster of emotions. We are laughing and crying and laughing until we cry.